Charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Equatorial Guinea

The WikiConnections page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a Europlug Type C USB charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a double pinned Type E power adapter.

Equatorial Guinean power outlet

Varying different voltages and sockets can often be daunting when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. This simple guide will show exactly what you'll need to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when you're visiting Equatorial Guinea using the standard E or C type Equatorial Guinean 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power changes depending on which country you are in so we recommend reading the power supplies and Africa page for a full list of countries. When visiting Equatorial Guinea from another region ensure that your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged when powering up.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect the Equatorial Guinean power outlet to your Kindle tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise this Kindle model by a front facing camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you have installed Fire OS operating system version 8.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle update which ensures you have the most up-to-date fixes for your tablet. For further information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation user manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Equatorial Guinea

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Equatorial Guinea?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Equatorial Guinea.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Equatorial Guinea?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation the best international travel charger for Equatorial Guinea to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different standards of plug sockets that Equatorial Guineans use (types E and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can support Fast Charge (note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters plus additional support for more power hungry devices.

This will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power chargers on your trip. By only packing a single USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of flexible travel adapter online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Equatorial Guinea

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, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover 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 North America visiting Equatorial Guinea using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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 offers the same set of features 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 more 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Equatorial Guinea.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Equatorial Guinea?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Equatorial Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

The WikiConnections page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a Europlug Type C USB charger.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using the Equatorial Guinean power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Equatorial Guinean power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the 2 circular holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Micro type B connector into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You will find the USB port at the side of your found next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the Equatorial Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes approximately around 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life lasts approximately 9 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Equatorial Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet

Using USB micro type B cord with a three pin Type E power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Equatorial Guinean power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. This recessed round power outlet, also known as a CEE 7/7 outlet, can be recognised by two 4.8mm adjacent holes where the live and neutral pins slide into along with a long metal grounding pin protruding in the top forming a triangle pattern.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Micro type B cord into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You will find the USB port at the side of your tablet found next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the Equatorial Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes around around 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life should last around 9 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equatorial_Guinea - Equatorial Guinean 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=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
  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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E 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