How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Kazakhstan

Instructions showing how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet by using Type B USB connector with a Type C power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type F power charger.

Kazakhstani power outlet

Different standards and plugs can often lead to confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country to the first time traveller. This guide has been written to assist visitors wanting to charge their Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation abroad.This page has instructions showing exactly what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when going to Kazakhstan by using their F or C type Kazakhstani 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You will discover power sockets are different from country to country therefore please read the Wiki Connections global power sockets guide for a full list showing powering devices in different destinations. If you are travelling to Kazakhstan from a different country check that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Kazakhstani power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle is identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation update to make sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your Kindle Fire. For more information visit the manufacturers website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Kazakhstan

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Kazakhstan by using a power convertor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Kazakhstan?

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Kazakhstan is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Kazakhstanis use two different standards of power outlets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel adapters plus compatibility with more power hungry devices. Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters. Because you are only needing to bring a single international USB travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we recommend buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Kazakhstan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Kazakhstan 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 adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Kazakhstan using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers 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 Kazakhstan.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Kazakhstan?

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

Instructions showing how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet by using Type B USB connector with a Type C power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Kazakhstani power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two circular holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the top right of the Kindle tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Kazakhstani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Fire display will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes roughly under 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life is 8 to 11 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Kazakhstani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet

Using USB type B cable with a Schuko Type F USB adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to plug in the Type F USB power adapter in the Kazakhstani power outlet. The sunken round wall supply, sometimes known as the Type F power outlet [7] or Schuko outlet, can be recognised by the two 4.8mm adjacent holes for live and neutral and thin metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB Micro cord into the USB power 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 of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Kazakhstani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the tablet battery life should last approximately 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazakhstan - Kazakhstani entry 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, priced under $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  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 at between $5 to $10 USD (around £5 GBP / under C$10).
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet, estimated price between $10 to $15 USD (around £15 GBP / under C$25).
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).