How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when staying in Seychelles

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Seychellois power outlet by using type B USB cord and a three pinned Type G USB adapter.

Seychellois power outlet

If packing for a vacation it is helpful to know if you'll be able to use all your important gadgets like mobile phones or laptop computers when you arrive. By not knowing which power supply is being used you are likely to bring the wrong power adaptor, therefore having to buy or borrow a suitable adaptor on arrival. Varying different combinations of region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Seychelles. This page has been written to assist travellers wanting to charge their Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when they are staying abroad.This page contains simple instructions which shows exactly how to power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when going to Seychelles by using the standard 240 volt 50Hz G Type power outlet, the Seychellois will use 13 amp plugs for wall outlets. When you are visiting Seychelles from a different country check your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can accept a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating when charging it. If you plan on staying at a Seychellois destination like Victoria we suggest referring to the Wikipedia entry about Seychelles [1] for more indepth details prior to travelling to the area.

These instructions show you how to connect the Seychellois power outlet to the 8.9 inch Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page to see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation by a front facing camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed version 8.5.1 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation update which ensures you have all the latest fixes for your tablet. For further information visit the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Seychelles

Can the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation be used in Seychelles?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation to a Seychellois power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Seychelles?

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation then the best international travel power adapter for Seychelles to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation supports Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these power chargers plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters on your trip to Seychelles. Because you are only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage as well as being on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation at an airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online. The power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world 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 8.9 2nd generation, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Seychelles and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Seychelles.
  • 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 almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only 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 adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Seychelles?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Seychellois power outlet

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Seychellois power outlet by using type B USB cord and a three pinned Type G USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Seychellois power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it into the Seychellois power outlet. The plug outlet (called a Type G power outlet [3]) can be identified by three slots in a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. On the side of your Second Generation Kindle Fire HD8.9 found next to the HDMI connector you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Seychellois power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet display will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes roughly less than 5 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this may be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the tablet battery life lasts around 9 to 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Seychellois power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seychelles - Wikipedia entry about Seychelles
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201016060&linkId=DLOFYKA26TCA5NOB - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 8.9 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