Charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when planning a trip to Mauritania

Learn how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Mauritanian power outlet using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

Mauritanian power outlet

Various combinations of frequencies and standards can all be daunting when planning on travelling to another country for the first time traveller. The following useful guide will show exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when staying in Mauritania using the 220 volt 50Hz Type C wall outlet, the Mauritanians will use a Europlug for wall outlets. You will find power is different regionally therefore we suggest reading the Africa page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Mauritania from a different country please double check the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging it. If you plan to stay in a place such as Nouakchott or Kiffa we also suggest reading the Mauritanian country entry on wikipedia [1] for more details.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Mauritanian power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise this Kindle model by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed Fire OS version 7.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, however if you don't please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation OS update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle. For further information visit the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Mauritania

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Mauritania?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Mauritania by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Mauritania?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation then the best travel charger for Mauritania to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, and additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel chargers this will allow you to charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy individual power adapters for your Mauritanian trip or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the overall size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with just a single power outlet.

For those travelling to Mauritania we suggest searching for a multipurpose travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Mauritania

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Mauritania.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers 5 USB charging ports. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, D,E/F, G, H, I, L and N making it suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Mauritania.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Mauritania?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Mauritanian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Learn how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Mauritanian power outlet using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Mauritanian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. This ungrounded plug supply, sometimes called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, can be recognised by 2 circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. On the side of the Second Generation Kindle Fire HD located next to the HDMI socket you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Mauritanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is approximately 7 - 10 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Mauritanian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauritania - Mauritanian country entry on wikipedia
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=200939330&linkId=2Y75DDOG5AGHRIB2 - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201119640&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=BHZDW336CXLI4M7V - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  6. USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable - Used to connect USB devices which have a USB Mini-B port to computers, power supplies and other devices
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters