Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Namibia

Using type B USB micro cable with a Type D power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Namibian power outlet and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a three pinned Type M power adapter.

Namibian power outlet

Complicated combinations of standards and voltages can all be daunting when planning on staying in another country, especially to the first time traveller. These instructions have been written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation abroad.If planning a trip to Namibia these instructions show charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Type D or M Namibian 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If you are travelling to Namibia from a different country please double check the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from over-heating when charging it.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Namibian power outlet to the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can identify this Kindle Fire version by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear. This page assumes you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation Fire OS, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation software update to ensure you have the most up to date set of features for your device. For more information go to the manufacturers site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Namibia

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Namibia?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Namibia.

Namibia

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Namibia?

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation the best travel charger for Namibia is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters plus additional support for certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port charger will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers on your Namibian trip. Only packing a single international travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of power adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we suggest searching for this type of flexible power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Namibia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These travel adapters are 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 international 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 Namibia using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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 much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Namibia. [9]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Namibia?

How to use a Type D power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Namibian power outlet

Using type B USB micro cable with a Type D power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Namibian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Namibian power outlet you will need to use a Type D USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by inserting the Type D USB power adapter into the Namibian power outlet. This wall outlet (known as the Type D power outlet [3]) looks like three holes forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top of the 7 inch Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Namibian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle Fire takes around under 6 hours to completely recharge but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 8 - 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
How to use a Type D power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Namibian power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Namibian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

Using type B USB Micro cord with a three pin Type M power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Namibian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Namibian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type M USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type M USB power adapter and inserting it in the wall supply. You can identify the plug supply by the 3 large holes in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top right of the Kindle situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Namibian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity but this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. Typically the battery life on your Fire is approximately 8 to 11 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Namibian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia entry about Namibia
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, estimated price between $10 to $15 USD (under £25 GBP / under C$5).
  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, estimated price between $5 to $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / around C$10).
  7. iec.ch - Type M power outlet
  8. Type M USB power adapter - South African Type M USB chargers have three large circular pins in a triangular shape with the top earthed pin longer and larger in diameter, costs between $10 to $15 USD (£5-£10 GBP / under C$5).
  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 (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).