How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Namibia

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Namibian power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type D power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a 3 pinned Type M USB charger.

Namibian power outlet

Varying complicated frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country if you've never visited before. This isn't as complicated 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 your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Namibia. These guidelines were written to assist travellers wanting to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when abroad.When staying in Namibia these useful instructions show powering your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using their standard types D or M Namibian 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If travelling to Namibia from another country please ensure the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overheating when charging it.

The following page shows how to connect the Namibian power outlet to your Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please check 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 by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes you have installed version 7.5.1 or greater of the operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation update to ensure you have all the latest features for your Kindle. Visit the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Namibia

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation be used in Namibia?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to a Namibian power outlet.

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

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel power adapter for Namibia to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters plus support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel chargers or using up additional wall outlets. By only packing a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones with only a single wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for this type of versatile power charger online, the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Namibia

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Namibia 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 portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Namibia.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Namibia.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Namibia?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Namibian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Namibian power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type D power charger.

  1. In order to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Namibian power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type D USB power adapter and plugging it into the power supply. This wall supply, sometimes called the Type D power outlet [3], looks like three round holes forming a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You will find the USB port on the side of your tablet located to the right of the HDMI connector.
  4. Switch on the Namibian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes around 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the Kindle battery life is 7 - 10 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Namibian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Namibian power outlet

Using Micro USB type B cable with a Type M power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Namibian power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from the Namibian power outlet you'll need to use a Type M USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type M USB power adapter in the Namibian power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 3 holes in a triangular shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB type B connector into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of the 7" Kindle situated next to the HDMI connector.
  4. Turn on the Namibian 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 7 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 7 2nd generation should last around 7 - 10 hours. For more information on charging the please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Namibian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Namibia - Namibian country entry on Wikipedia.org
  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/typeD.htm - Type D 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 D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D 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/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  8. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters