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

A guide showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Sudanese power outlet by using USB type B connector and a three pinned Europlug Type C power charger and powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a three pin Type D USB charger.

Sudanese power outlet

Different voltages and standards can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this article shows exactly what to pick up in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation . This guide was written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation abroad.If you are staying in The Sudan this page has useful instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the standard Type D or C 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If travelling to The Sudan from a different region double check the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure 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 during charging.

These instructions show how to connect the Sudanese power outlet to your 7 inch Kindle Fire HD Second Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This version of the Kindle tablet is identified by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear. 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 OS update which makes sure you have the latest features for your device. For further information visit the manufacturers website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation PDF guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in The Sudan

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to a Sudanese power outlet.

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

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation then the best international travel charger for The Sudan to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different standards of power outlets that Sudanese use (types D and C) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by changing the supplied plugs. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring individual power chargers or using up additional wall outlets. Only needing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend buying this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for The Sudan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] 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 visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both The Sudan and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting The Sudan using type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting The Sudan.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in The Sudan?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Sudanese power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using USB type B connector and a three pin Type C Europlug power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Sudanese power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from the Sudanese power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Sudanese power outlet. The wall supply (called the Europlug) can be identified by the two holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B USB Micro cord into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of the tablet found next to the HDMI output you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Sudanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found 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 around around 5 hours to completely recharge but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation lasts 7 - 10 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Sudanese power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Sudanese power outlet

Using type B Micro USB cord with a Type D power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Sudanese power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a 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. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type D USB power adapter into the Sudanese power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 3 round holes forming a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You can find the USB port on the side of the located to the right of the HDMI output.
  4. Turn on the Sudanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes around 5 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the device during the recharging process. The battery life on your Second Generation Kindle Fire HD7 inch is 7 to 10 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Sudanese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudan - Sudanese country page on wikipedia
  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&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=2Y75DDOG5AGHRIB2 - Kindle Fire HD 7 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 HD 7 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