How to charge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a power outlet in Niger

A step by step guide showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet with type B Micro USB cord with a 3 pinned Type B power charger, charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a Type A power charger and how to recharge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a two pinned Europlug Type C power plug

Nigerien power outlet

Various voltages and standards can all cause confusion when planning to visit a different country especially if you've never been there before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Niger. This page was specifically written to prevent visitors needing to worry if they can power their Kindle Fire 2nd generation when going to Niger.If you're planning a vacation to Niger this page has useful instructions showing how to power the Kindle Fire 2nd generation using their standard types D, A, B, C, E or F Nigerien 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If travelling to Niger from a different region double check the Kindle Fire 2nd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v ensure the Kindle Fire 2nd generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from over-heating when powering up. If you plan on travelling to a place like Niamey please refer to the Wikipedia.org page about Niger [1] for further details prior to travelling to the area.

The following page shows you how to connect the Nigerien power outlet to the 7" Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This model of the Kindle tablet is identified by the volume and power buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed operating system version 10.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, but if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle Fire 2nd generation OS update which makes sure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle. For more information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 2nd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Niger

Can you use a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Niger?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Niger by using a power convertor.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Niger?

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Niger is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [16]. There are six different types of plug sockets that Nigeriens use (D, A, B, C, E and F) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the heads over. If your Kindle Fire 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel adapters having a four port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power chargers or using up additional wall outlets. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers and using only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter online. The travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [16] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Niger

The 4 port USB travel charger [16] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Niger using 3 pin type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Niger.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Niger?

How to use a Type A power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

Using Type B USB cable with a Type A power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a Nigerien power outlet you will need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type A USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the plug outlet by 2 thin slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins. Please be aware power cables used with type A plugs which are rated at only 125 volts shouldn't be used so we suggest checking prior to continuing.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port on the side of your tablet found next to the HDMI output.
  4. Switch on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire 2nd generation screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Fire takes less than 5 hours to fully recharge, but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle tablet should last approximately 8 - 9 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type A power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Nigerien power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Nigerien power outlet with USB micro Type B cord and a three pinned Type B USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from the Nigerien power outlet you'll need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug the Type B USB power adapter into the Nigerien power outlet. The plug outlet (technically known as the Type B power outlet [7]) can be identified by the two thin slots next to each other for live and neutral blades with a semicircular hole below for the ground pin. Note that power cords with type B outlets which are rated at 125 V should not be used so please check first.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB Type B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. On the side of your Kindle Fire Second Generation situated next to the HDMI connector you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Fire display will show a charge icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device whilst charging. The battery life on your Kindle Fire 2nd generation lasts 8 - 9 hours depending on use. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Nigerien power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

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

Using Type B USB connector with a Type C USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from the Nigerien power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the Nigerien power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the twin pins sit.
  3. Then connect one 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 2nd generation. On the side of your Kindle tablet situated next to the HDMI jack you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle display will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes approximately under 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device whilst charging. The battery life on your tablet lasts 8 - 9 hours depending on use. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging process.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

Using type B USB connector with a Type D power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Nigerien power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire 2nd generation from the Nigerien power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type D USB power adapter in the Nigerien power outlet. The wall supply (technically called a Type D power outlet [11]) can be recognised by the three holes in a triangle pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B Micro USB cord into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of your tablet located to the right of the HDMI output.
  4. Switch on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire 2nd generation will display a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD7 Second Generation takes around 5 hours to fully recharge, but this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the Fire battery life lasts approximately 8 to 9 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

Learn how to charge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Nigerien power outlet with type B USB Micro cord and a 3 pinned Type E USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [14] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type E USB power adapter in the Nigerien power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two 4.8mm circular holes 19mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral and one metal grounding pin protruding in the top in a triangular pattern.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the micro USB Type B connector into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. On the side of the 7" Kindle situated next to the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation battery life is 8 - 9 hours depending on use. For more information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

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

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Nigerien power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a three pin Type F Schuko USB charger.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a Nigerien power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [14] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter into the power supply. This circular plug outlet can be identified by the two large circular holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral and thin metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B Micro USB cord into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of your located to the right of the HDMI output.
  4. Turn on the Nigerien power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire 2nd generation will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Second Generation Kindle Fire takes around 5 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the Kindle battery life lasts approximately 8 to 9 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Nigerien power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niger - Wikipedia.org page about Niger
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201009560&linkId=EHVRDTACVKWJ25RH - Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A 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 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A 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/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  10. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  12. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  13. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  14. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  15. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  16. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters