How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when planning a trip to Seychelles

Seychellois power outlet to a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation

Seychellois power outlet

Various combinations of standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning on travelling to another country especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of standards being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what to pick up in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation . This guide was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when you're in Seychelles.This page contains step-by-step instructions which shows what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when staying in Seychelles by using the 240 volt 50Hz G Type wall outlet, with the Seychellois using a 13 amp plug for wall outlets. Power will differ depending on which region you are in so please read the travel power supplies page for a complete list of countries. If you are travelling to Seychelles from a different country make sure the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure that your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overloading whilst powering it.

This guide shows you how to connect the Seychellois power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle is recognised by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back. These instructions assume that you are using version 7.5.1 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation firmware update to make sure you have the latest set of features for your Kindle Fire. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation PDF guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Seychelles

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

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

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

If you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Seychelles is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by changing the plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation supports Fast Charge (note 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 support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel chargers for your trip or occupying additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at the airport or on a flight. Because of their flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Seychelles

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Seychelles.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Seychelles.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Seychelles?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Seychellois power outlet

A guide showing you how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Seychellois power outlet using USB type B cable with a Type G USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Seychellois power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug the Type G USB power adapter in the Seychellois power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by the 3 vertical rectangular holes containing shutters forming a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the micro USB Type B connector into the USB 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 your found next to the HDMI jack.
  4. Turn on the Seychellois power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely charge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life is 7 to 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Seychellois power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seychelles - Seychelles Wikipedia web 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&linkId=2Y75DDOG5AGHRIB2 - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G 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 G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters