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

Using USB micro type B cord with a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Rwandan power outlet and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a three pin Type J power charger.

Rwandan power outlet

Varying different voltages and sockets can often be daunting when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of standards being used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Rwanda. This page contains a guide showing you how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when visiting Rwanda by using their standard Type J or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are visiting Rwanda from a different region please check the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it. If you plan on taking a trip to a Rwandan place such as Kigali refer to the Wikipedia.org entry about Rwanda [1] for more indepth information.

These instructions show how to connect the Rwandan power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise 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 back. This page assumes that you are using Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Rwanda

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

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

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

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation then the best travel charger for Rwanda is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Banyarwanda use two different standards of power outlets (types J and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate travel adapters or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only packing a single international travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at an airport or on your flight. Because of their versatility these types of adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend buying a versatile power charger of this nature online; the power adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Rwanda

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Rwanda 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 most popular compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Rwanda using type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs. This offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 Rwanda.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Rwanda?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Rwandan power outlet

Using USB micro type B cord with a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Rwandan power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Rwandan 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 by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the Rwandan power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two circular holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Micro Type B connector into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the top right of your tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Rwandan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation is approximately 8 - 11 hours. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Rwandan power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Rwandan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

A guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Rwandan power outlet using USB micro type B cord with a 3 pin Type J power charger.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Rwandan power outlet you will need to buy a Type J USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type J USB power adapter into the Rwandan power outlet. You can recognise this squashed hexagon shaped wall outlet by the three circular holes forming a triangular shape.
  3. 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 HD 7 4th generation. On the top of your Fire found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Rwandan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life should last roughly 8 - 11 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Rwandan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rwanda - Wikipedia.org entry about Rwanda
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201597000&linkId=UZWL22ALFPXJ3QYM - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th 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 4th 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/typeJ.htm - Type J power outlet
  8. Type J USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type J 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