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

Togolese power outlet to a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation

Togolese power outlet

Differing combinations of standards and voltages can often cause confusion when planning on travelling to a different country especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article shows exactly what to pick up in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation . These instructions were written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when you're in going to Togo.When you are travelling to Togo this page has useful instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation by using the standard 220 volt 50Hz C Type wall outlet, with the Togolese using a Europlug for wall outlets. Most power sockets change depending on which area you taking a trip to so we recommend reading the WikiConnections travel power sockets page where you'll find a complete list of regions. When you are visiting Togo from another region please make sure your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating when powering up.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Togolese power outlet to your and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This make 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 have installed OS version 7.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, but if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle software update to ensure you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. Go to the support website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation PDF guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Togo

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation be used in Togo?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Togo by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Togo?

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation then the best travel charger for Togo to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As 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 included plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these travel adapters, plus compatibility with more power hungry devices. Having a 4 port adapter will allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel chargers for your trip to Togo or using up additional wall outlets. Only packing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers with only a single power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible power adapter online. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Togo

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come 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 adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from America going to Togo using type B plug sockets.
  • 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. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 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 Togo.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Togo?

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

Learn how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Togolese power outlet with type B USB connector with a Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Togolese power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the power supply. The plug supply, also called the Europlug, can be identified by two holes next to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. On the side of the situated next to the HDMI connector you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Togolese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD7 Second Generation display will show a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately under 5 hours to completely charge but this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life is approximately 7 to 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Togolese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Togo - Togo Wikipedia web 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=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. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters