How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Principe

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pin Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Prinicipe power outlet and powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Type F power charger.

Prinicipe power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country if you've never visited before. These instructions were specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when Principe.When going to Principe the following instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation by using the standard types F or C Prinicipe 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are travelling to Principe from another region please ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check 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.

These instructions show you how to connect the Prinicipe power outlet to the Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Visit the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify this Kindle 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 7.5.1 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation Fire OS, but if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle software update to make sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. For further information go to the Amazon.com website for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation user manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Principe

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Principe?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Principe.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Principe?

If travelling to multiple countries the best travel adapter for Principe to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two types of plug sockets that Prinicipians use (types F and C) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters. Only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Principe

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Principe 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 compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Principe.
  • 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 originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 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 Principe.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Principe?

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

Using USB type B connector and a Europlug Type C USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Prinicipe power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from the Prinicipe power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the Prinicipe power outlet. This unearthed wall supply can be identified by 2 adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You can find the USB port at the side of the 7" Kindle Fire HD Second Generation situated next to the HDMI connector.
  4. Turn on the Prinicipe power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes roughly under 5 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The Kindle Fire HD 7" Second Generation 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 battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Prinicipe power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Prinicipe power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Prinicipe power outlet by using USB type B cable with a Type F power adapter.

  1. In order to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Prinicipe power outlet you will 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 in the wall outlet. This sunken circular plug outlet can be identified by two 4.8mm adjacent holes next to each other and two thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of the Kindle located to the right of the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Prinicipe power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7" Second Generation takes around 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. The battery life on your tablet should last approximately 7 - 10 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation 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 Prinicipe power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A3o_Tom%C3%A9_and_Pr%C3%ADncipe - Prinicipe Wiki 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=200939330&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=2Y75DDOG5AGHRIB2 - Kindle Fire HD 7 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 7 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. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters