Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Cote d Ivoire

The WikiConnections guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Ivorian power outlet with Type B USB micro cord with a Europlug Type C USB adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Type E power adapter.

Ivorian power outlet

Varying different region codes and sockets can often be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never been there before. This guide was written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when you are visiting Cote d Ivoire.This page contains simple instructions showing exactly what you'll need to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when visiting Cote d Ivoire by using their Type E or C Ivorian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If travelling to Cote d Ivoire from a different region make sure the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can accept a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overloading during charging.

The following list of instructions show how to connect the Ivorian power outlet to the 8.9" Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This particular make of Kindle Fire is recognised by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed version 8.5.1 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation firmware, if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle software update to ensure you have all the latest set of features for your tablet. Visit 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 for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Cote d Ivoire

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Cote d Ivoire?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation to an Ivorian power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Cote d Ivoire?

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation the best travel power adapter for Cote d Ivoire is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two standards of power outlets that Ivorians use (E and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by changing the plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd 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 support for more power hungry devices. Unlike other travel adapters this means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack seperate travel adapters for your trip or using up additional wall outlets. Only needing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones using just a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible power adapter at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Cote d Ivoire

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 North America going to Cote d Ivoire using type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Cote d Ivoire.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Cote d Ivoire?

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

The WikiConnections guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Ivorian power outlet with Type B USB micro cord with a Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Ivorian 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 the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the Ivorian power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the two pins go.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB micro type B connector into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of your tablet found next to the HDMI jack you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Ivorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation screen will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes around 5 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 whilst charging. The Kindle battery life should last around 9 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Ivorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Ivorian power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

The WikiConnections guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Ivorian power outlet with Micro USB type B cord and a Type E power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Ivorian 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. First you'll need to insert the Type E USB power adapter in the Ivorian power outlet. This sunken circular power supply, also known as the CEE 7/7 outlet, can be identified by two 4.8mm adjacent holes next to each other plus one metal grounding pin protruding in the top to form a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect 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 8.9 2nd generation. On the side of the Second Generation Kindle Fire HD located to the right of the HDMI output you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Ivorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the tablet will show a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely recharge, but this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life is approximately 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Ivorian power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%C3%B4te_d%27Ivoire - Ivorian 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=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