Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Ethiopia

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Ethiopian power outlet by using USB micro Type B connector and a Type F USB adapter, how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type C USB adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a double pin Type E USB plug

Ethiopian power outlet

Varying complicated region codes and plugs can often lead to confusion when planning on visiting a different country, especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to buy in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation . This page contains step by step instructions which shows exactly what you'll need to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when visiting Ethiopia by using their types E, C, F or L Ethiopian 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Ethiopia from another country double check the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overheating during charging. If you plan on visiting an Ethiopian place such as Addis Ababa or Dire Dawa please read the Ethiopian page on Wikipedia.org [1] for more indepth details.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Ethiopian power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle Fire version is identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation software update which ensures you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle Fire. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Ethiopia

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Ethiopia?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to an Ethiopian power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Ethiopia?

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Ethiopia to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. Ethiopians use four different standards of plug sockets (types E, C, F and L) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by changing the included plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of power adapters, and compatibility with more power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel chargers this means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack multiple travel chargers. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at the airport or on a plane. Due to their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets using just a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible power adapter at an electronics retailer, the power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Ethiopia

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting counties with unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Ethiopia 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 portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Ethiopia.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs and offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half the 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Ethiopia.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Ethiopia?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Ethiopian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Ethiopian power outlet with Type B USB micro cord with a Europlug Type C USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Ethiopian 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. First plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the Ethiopian power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by two round adjacent holes next to each other where the plug outlet pins go.
  3. Connect one end of the micro USB Type B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top of your Fire situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Ethiopian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle Fire takes less than 6 hours to fully charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 8 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Ethiopian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Ethiopian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using USB micro Type B connector and a three pinned Type E power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Ethiopian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Ethiopian 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. Plug the Type E USB power adapter in the power supply. You can identify this power outlet by two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins plus a single metal grounding pin protruding in the top to form a triangular configuration.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top of the tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Ethiopian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life is around 8 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Ethiopian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Ethiopian power outlet

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Ethiopian power outlet by using USB micro Type B connector and a Type F USB adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using an Ethiopian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by two large round adjacent holes next to each other where the pins go along with a pair of two grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top right of the 7" Kindle Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Ethiopian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the tablet will show a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD is roughly 8 to 11 hours. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Ethiopian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Ethiopian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type L USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type L USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Ethiopian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Ethiopian power outlet you will need to buy a Type L USB power adapter [11] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type L USB power adapter in the power supply. This squashed hexagon shaped power supply (known as the Type L power outlet [10]) can be identified by the 3 round adjecent holes in a line for live, neutral and ground pins. There are two types of Type L plug supply rated at 10 amps and 16 amps. The 10 amp power supply has 4mm thick round pins spaced 5.5mm apart, whilst a 16 amp version has larger 5mm thick pins which are spaced 8mm apart.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the top right of your Kindle Fire Forth Generation situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Ethiopian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation screen will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation should last 8 - 11 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Ethiopian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type L USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethiopia - Ethiopian page on Wikipedia.org
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201597000&linkId=UZWL22ALFPXJ3QYM - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th 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 4th 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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeL.htm - Type L power outlet
  11. Type L USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type L mains power outlet
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters