Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Algeria

Using type B USB micro cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Algerian power outlet and how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Type F Schuko power adapter.

Algerian power outlet

Varying different region codes and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. The following instructions tells you exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when travelling to Algeria using the Type F or C Algerian 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. You'll find power supplies vary depending on which region you are travelling to so please read the power supplies and Africa page for a full list of countries. When travelling to Algeria from a different country please make sure your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Algerian power outlet to your Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed version 7.5.1 or greater of the Fire operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update which ensures you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Algeria

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

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

Algeria

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Algeria?

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation the best international travel adapter for Algeria to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of power outlets that Algerians use (types F and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices. This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel adapters for your Algerian trip. By only packing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel often we suggest searching for an adaptable travel charger of this nature online; the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Algeria

The 4 port USB travel charger 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 those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Algeria.
  • 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 America using type B plugs and gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 Algeria. [9]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Algeria?

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

Using type B USB micro cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Algerian power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Algerian 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. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the wall supply. You can identify this plug supply by the two round adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins slide into.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You will find the USB port on the side of the tablet situated to the right of the HDMI connector.
  4. Switch on the Algerian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the 7" Kindle will display a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The battery life on your Second Generation Kindle Fire HD lasts 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 and the charging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Algerian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Algerian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Using type B USB micro cable and a Type F Schuko power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Algerian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Algerian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Algerian power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two large round adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins go, plus two metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You will find the USB port on the side of the tablet found next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the Algerian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the 7" Kindle will display a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to completely recharge, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The battery life on your Second Generation Kindle Fire HD lasts 7 to 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Algerian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Algerian Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, between $10 to $15 USD (£5-£10 GBP / under C$5).
  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, priced between $5 to $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / around C$10).
  7. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, under $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$4-C$5).
  9. 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).