Charging the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when planning a trip to Mozambique

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Mozambican power outlet using Type B micro USB connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter, powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB plug and powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Type M USB plug

Mozambican power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to visit a foreign country especially for the first time traveller. The following useful guide will show exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when staying in Mozambique using the types F, C or M 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are visiting Mozambique from another country make sure your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts double check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating during charging.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Mozambican power outlet to your 8.9" Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This particular version of Kindle can be identified by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using version 8.5.1 OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, however if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. For further information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Mozambique

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Mozambique?

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

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

When travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation then the best travel charger for Mozambique to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different types of power outlets that Mozambicans use (F, C and M) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers. Only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and e-readers using just a single wall outlet.

For those travelling to Mozambique we suggest searching for this type of flexible travel charger online - the multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Mozambique

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Mozambique and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK 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 Mozambique.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 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 Mozambique.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Mozambique?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Mozambican power outlet

Using USB Micro type B cord with a three pinned Europlug Type C USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Mozambican power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using the Mozambican 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 Europlug or Type C power outlet [3]) is identified by the 2 circular holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of your Second Generation Kindle Fire located next to the HDMI connector you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation screen will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes roughly less than 5 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life should last 9 to 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Mozambican power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Mozambican power outlet

Using type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type F USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Mozambican power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Mozambican power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Mozambican power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two large adjacent holes for live and neutral pins, plus two metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port on the side of the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire located next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Second Generation Kindle Fire will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Second Generation Kindle Fire HD takes approximately around 5 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life should last 9 to 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Mozambican power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Mozambican power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

Using Micro USB type B cord with a Type M USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Mozambican power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Mozambican power outlet you'll need a Type M USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type M USB power adapter into the Mozambican power outlet. This plug supply (sometimes known as the Type M power outlet [9]) can be recognised by 3 large holes forming a triangle pattern.
  3. Connect one 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 8.9 2nd generation. On the side of the 8.9 inch Kindle located next to the HDMI socket you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to completely recharge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on the Second Generation Kindle Fire lasts roughly 9 to 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Mozambican power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mozambique - Mozambican country wikipedia page
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201016060&linkId=DLOFYKA26TCA5NOB - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 8.9 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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  10. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet
  11. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters