How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Morocco

Instructions on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Moroccan power outlet with Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 2 pinned Type E USB charger.

Moroccan power outlet

If packing for a vacation to Morocco it's helpful to know if you'll be able to power your vital electronics when you arrive. However without knowing which power supply is used you could bring the wrong charger, therefore leaving you having to buy or borrow a suitable adaptor on arrival. Varying complicated combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Morocco. These guidelines have been written to assist travellers wanting to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when abroad.When staying in Morocco these useful instructions show powering your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using their Type E or C Moroccan 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets, please note that Type E wall outlets will be normally used by most Moroccans. You'll discover most power sockets will vary depending on which region you're taking a trip to therefore please read the WikiConnections global power connections page for a full list showing charging devices in different destinations. If you are travelling to Morocco from a different country check your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from over-heating whilst powering it.

The following page shows how to connect the Moroccan power outlet to the Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise this Kindle tablet by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear. This guide assumes you have installed version 8.5.1 or greater of the operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation firmware update to make sure you have all the latest features for your Kindle. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction guide for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Morocco

Can the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation be used in Morocco?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation to a Moroccan power outlet.

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What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Morocco?

If travelling to multiple countries or bringing along more than just your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation the best travel charger for Morocco is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as 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.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these power chargers, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers on your trip to Morocco. Because you are only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation at the airport or on the plane. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Morocco

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Morocco using type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Morocco. [9]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Morocco?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Moroccan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Moroccan power outlet with Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Moroccan power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the Moroccan power outlet. This unearthed wall supply (sometimes known as the Europlug) can be identified by two circular holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of the 8.9" Kindle situated next to the HDMI connector.
  4. Turn on the Moroccan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle tablet display will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes approximately under 5 hours to fully charge however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation should last around 9 - 11 hours. For more information on charging the please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd 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 HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Moroccan power outlet

Using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type E power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Moroccan power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd 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. Start the process by inserting the Type E USB power adapter in the Moroccan power outlet. The recessed circular power supply can be identified by two large round adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go and one metal earth pin protruding from the top to form a triangular shape.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB type B connector into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9" Second Generation found to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the Moroccan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes around less than 5 hours to completely charge, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation lasts 9 - 11 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Moroccan power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia entry about Morocco
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd 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, priced at between $10 to $15 USD (around £10 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, between $5 to $10 USD (around £5 GBP / under 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, priced at between $15 to $20 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).