How to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a power outlet in Morocco

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Moroccan power outlet with Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type C power charger and how to recharge a Kindle Fire 1st generation using a two pinned Type E USB adapter.

Moroccan power outlet

Various standards and plugs can often be daunting when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. This guide was specifically written to stop visitors needing to worry if they'll be able to power the Kindle Fire 1st generation abroad.If you're visiting Morocco these useful instructions show charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation by using the standard types E or C Moroccan 220 volt 50Hz power outlets, please be aware Type E wall outlets will be normally used by most Moroccans. If travelling to Morocco from another country double check your Kindle Fire 1st generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire 1st generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check that your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from over-heating when powering up. If you plan on staying somewhere such as Casablanca or Chichaoua refer to the Morocco Wikipedia web page [1] for further details prior to the area.

The following list of instructions show how to connect the Moroccan power outlet to your Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire 1st generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify this Kindle by a power button on the bottom and a Kindle logo on the back. These instructions assume that you are using version 6.3.4 or greater of the Kindle Fire 1st generation firmware, however if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle Fire 1st generation firmware update to make sure you have the most up-to-date features for your device. For further information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 1st generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Morocco

Can you use a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Morocco?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Morocco by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Morocco?

If travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Morocco to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Moroccans use two different types of plug sockets (E and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied heads over. If your Kindle Fire 1st generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to buy individual travel adapters or using up additional wall outlets. By only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones and using only a single plug socket.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend searching for this type of flexible power charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Morocco

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Morocco and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Morocco.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Morocco. [9] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Morocco?

Powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Moroccan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using USB Micro type B connector and a Europlug Type C USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Moroccan power outlet.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire 1st generation using a Moroccan power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. This power outlet, sometimes known as the Europlug or Type C power outlet [3], is recognised by the two circular adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the Micro USB type B connector into the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. At the bottom of the tablet found between the headphone jack and the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Moroccan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Fire display will display a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 1st generation takes approximately under 4 hours to fully charge to full capacity, but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. The battery life on your Kindle Fire 1st generation should last roughly 7 - 8 hours. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Moroccan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Moroccan power outlet

Instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Moroccan power outlet with USB micro Type B cable with a Type E power charger.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire 1st generation from the Moroccan power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type E USB power adapter into the wall outlet. The recessed circular plug supply, also called a CEE 7/7 outlet, can be recognised by the two large circular adjacent holes next to each other plus a single long metal earth pin protruding in the top forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B USB cord into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. At the base of your 1st gen Kindle Fire situated between the power button and the headphone connector you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Moroccan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire 1st generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire first generation takes around 4 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire first generation battery life is 7 - 8 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire 1st generation please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Moroccan power outlet

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  1. Wikipedia - Morocco Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, costs between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).
  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, under $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$10-C$15).
  7. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on Type E USB chargers which are placed 19mm apart and may include a hole for an earthing pin, costing between $10 to $15 USD (under £10 GBP / under C$20).
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).