How to charge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a power outlet in The Sudan

Using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB charger to power your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Sudanese power outlet and powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter.

Sudanese power outlet

Various voltages and sockets can all be daunting when planning to visit a different country if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power the Kindle Fire 2nd generation in The Sudan. When you're going to travel to The Sudan the following instructions show charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation using the standard types D or C Sudanese 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are travelling to The Sudan from a different country check your Kindle Fire 2nd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire 2nd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the Kindle Fire 2nd generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating when powering up.

The following page shows how to connect the Sudanese power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire 2nd generation by the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed version 10.5.1 or greater of the operating system for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire 2nd generation update which ensures you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. For more information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in The Sudan

Can you use a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in The Sudan?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in The Sudan.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in The Sudan?

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire 2nd generation then the best international travel charger for The Sudan is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two types of wall outlets in The Sudan (types D and C) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins 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 type of Kindle Fire 2nd generation can support Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy seperate power chargers or occupying additional power outlets. By only packing a single travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for The Sudan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 portable power converter for travellers originating from America going to The Sudan using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 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 The Sudan.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in The Sudan?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Sudanese power outlet

Using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB charger to power your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Sudanese power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation from the Sudanese 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. Plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The plug outlet can be identified by two round holes next to each other.
  3. Connect the USB 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 2nd generation. You will find the USB port on the side of the Fire found next to the HDMI output.
  4. Switch on the Sudanese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes approximately under 5 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during recharging. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation battery life is 8 - 9 hours. For further information on charging the please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Sudanese power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Sudanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using USB type B cable with a Type D power charger to power your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Sudanese power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation from the Sudanese power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by inserting the Type D USB power adapter in the Sudanese power outlet. The plug outlet (sometimes called a Type D power outlet [7]) looks like three circular holes in a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. On the side of your located to the right of the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Sudanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire 2nd generation will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes around 5 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire 2nd generation should last approximately 8 to 9 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Sudanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudan - Sudanese Wikipedia 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=201009560&linkId=EHVRDTACVKWJ25RH - Kindle Fire 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 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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D 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