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

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Sudanese power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cord and a Type C power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 3 pinned Type D USB charger.

Sudanese power outlet

Differing voltages and plugs can all be daunting when planning to stay in a foreign country if you've never visited before. These instructions were written to assist visitors wanting to charge their Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when going to The Sudan.If you are travelling to The Sudan the following instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation by using the standard types D or C Sudanese 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are travelling to The Sudan from a different country check your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from over-heating whilst powering it up.

The following page shows how to connect the Sudanese power outlet to your Kindle tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed version 8.5.1 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation firmware, but if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date features for your Kindle Fire. For more information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in The Sudan

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

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

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

When travelling to more than one country then the best international travel power adapter for The Sudan to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Sudanese use two different types of plug sockets (D and C) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple 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 by using one of these types of power chargers plus support for certain power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters this means you can charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers for your Sudanese trip or occupying additional power outlets. By only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home 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 multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

Alternative travel adapter for The Sudan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is useful for travellers to regions with unstable power grids. These travel converters 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 international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting The Sudan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting The Sudan.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in The Sudan?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Sudanese power outlet

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Sudanese power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cord and a Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 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 by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 round adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in 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 HD 8.9 2nd generation. On the side of your 8.9 inch Kindle situated next to the HDMI jack you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Sudanese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation screen will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely charge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the tablet battery life is 9 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Sudanese power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Sudanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Sudanese power outlet by using type B USB cord and a three pinned Type D USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Sudanese power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type D USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 3 holes in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B USB cord into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of the tablet located to the right of the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Sudanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet display will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation should last approximately 9 to 11 hours depending on use. For more 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.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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=201016060&linkId=DLOFYKA26TCA5NOB - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 8.9 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, costing under $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  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, between $5 to $10 USD (around £5 GBP / under C$10).
  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, between $15 to $20 USD (£20-£25 GBP / under C$20).
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $10 to $15 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).