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

A page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Georgian power outlet using Type B USB cable and a Europlug Type C USB charger and how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Schuko Type F USB plug.

Georgian power outlet

Varying different frequencies and region codes can all be daunting when planning on staying in a different country, especially to the first time traveller. These instructions were specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation abroad.When you are travelling to Georgia these instructions show powering the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the F or C type Georgian 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will discover that power changes from region to region so we suggest reading the power supplies and Europe page for a full list of regions and countries. If you are visiting Georgia from another country please check the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can accept a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation 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 whilst powering it up.

This guide shows how to connect the Georgian power outlet to the Kindle Fire HD Second Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full product 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. This page assumes that you are using version 7.5.1 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation OS update to make sure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle. For further information go to the manufacturers site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation user guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Georgia

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Georgia?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to a Georgian power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Georgia?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation the best international travel charger for Georgia to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Georgians use two different standards of wall outlets (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied heads. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will also allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple travel chargers on your Georgian trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at an airport or on your flight. Because of their versatility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Georgia

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, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Georgia 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 portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Georgia using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Georgia. [9]
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Georgia?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Georgian power outlet

A page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Georgian power outlet using Type B Micro USB cable and a Type C USB charger.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Georgian 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 by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the Georgian power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the 2 circular adjacent holes for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in one 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 2nd generation. At the side of your Second Generation Kindle Fire HD 7 found to the right of the HDMI output you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Second Generation will show a charge icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Second Generation Kindle Fire takes around under 5 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity but this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation should last 7 to 10 hours depending on how you use it. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Georgian power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Georgian power outlet

Using Type B USB cable and a Schuko Type F USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Georgian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Georgian power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise this power outlet by two large adjacent holes, plus thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of your tablet situated to the right of the HDMI socket you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the 7" Kindle Fire display will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity, however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life should last around 7 - 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Georgian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia.org web page about Georgia
  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 (around £10 GBP / under 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, estimated cost between $5 to $10 USD (around £5 GBP / under C$15).
  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, between $10 to $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / under C$20).
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $15 to $20 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).