Charging a Kindle Fire in The Sudan

Instructions on how to charge a Kindle Fire from a Sudanese power outlet by using micro USB Type B cable and a three pinned Type C power adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire using a Type D USB adapter.

Sudanese power outlet

Different combinations of voltages and plug types can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the Kindle Fire . This page was specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire when you are going to The Sudan.If you are going to The Sudan the following instructions show how to power the Kindle Fire using the standard D or C type 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are travelling to The Sudan from another country check the Kindle Fire can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check the Kindle Fire is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overloading during charging.

These instructions show how to connect the Sudanese power outlet to your Kindle. This guide assumes that you are using the most recent version of the operating system for the Kindle tablet, however if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire firmware update which makes sure you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire device support [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire in The Sudan

Can you use a Kindle Fire in The Sudan?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire to a Sudanese power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire in The Sudan?

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire then the best travel adapter for The Sudan to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two standards of power outlets that Sudanese use (D and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the included heads. If your type of Kindle Fire can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB travel chargers along with support for more power hungry devices. Unlike other travel adapters this means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack individual travel chargers. Because you are only bringing a single USB travel charger will keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers and using only a single power outlet.

If you travel to The Sudan we recommend buying an adaptable power adapter like this online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for The Sudan

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting The Sudan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a generous 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 The Sudan. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire in The Sudan?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire from a Sudanese power outlet

Instructions on how to charge a Kindle Fire from a Sudanese power outlet by using micro USB Type B cable and a three pinned Type C power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire using a Sudanese power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the Sudanese power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by two circular adjacent holes next to each other where the pins go.
  3. Connect one end of the micro USB Type B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Switch on the Sudanese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the tablet screen will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. It takes between around 4 hours to 12 hours to fully charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the type of Kindle Fire you are charging, the charger strength and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. For further information please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire from a Sudanese power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire from a Sudanese power outlet

A guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire with a Sudanese power outlet using type B USB cable with a three pin Type D USB charger.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire using a Sudanese power outlet you'll need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type D USB power adapter into the Sudanese power outlet. The wall supply (sometimes known as a Type D power outlet [6]) looks like three holes in a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Turn on the Sudanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire screen will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. It will take between 4 hours to 12 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this may take longer depending on the model of tablet you are charging, the charger strength and if you are using the device during charging. Please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire from a Sudanese power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - The Sudan Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire device support
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, priced at around $10 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  5. 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, costs between $5 to $10 USD (around £5 GBP / under C$15).
  6. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  7. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, costs between $10 to $15 USD (£20-£25 GBP / around C$15).
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).