How to charge a Kindle Fire from a power outlet in Hungary

A step by step guide showing you how to charge your Kindle Fire from a Hungarian power outlet using USB type B connector and a three pinned Type C Europlug power charger and how to power a Kindle Fire using a double pin Type F Schuko power plug.

Hungarian power outlet

Various voltages and plugs can all be confusing when planning to visit another country especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Kindle Fire in Hungary. This guide has been written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire abroad.If you are staying in Hungary this page has useful instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire using the standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If travelling to Hungary from another region check the Kindle Fire can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that your device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it.

These instructions show you how to connect the Hungarian power outlet to your tablet. These instructions assume you have installed the most recent version of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire, but if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire update to ensure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your Kindle. For more information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire device support [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire in Hungary

Can the Kindle Fire be used in Hungary?

You can use a Kindle Fire in Hungary by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire in Hungary?

If travelling to more than one country the best international travel power adapter for Hungary is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Hungarians use two different standards of wall outlets (F and C) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the included heads over. If your Kindle Fire is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters plus compatibility with more power hungry devices. This means you can recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate travel adapters on your Hungarian trip. Only packing a single travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire at the airport or on a flight. Because of their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers and using only a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for an adaptable travel adapter of this nature at an electronics retailer, the power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Hungary

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, 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 necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Hungary.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs and offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Hungary. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire in Hungary?

Charging a Kindle Fire from a Hungarian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

A step by step guide showing you how to charge your Kindle Fire from a Hungarian power outlet using USB type B connector and a three pinned Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire from the Hungarian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The power supply (called the Europlug) can be identified by the two round holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the micro USB Type B cord into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Turn on the Hungarian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire will display a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. It takes between 4 hours to 12 hours to fully recharge, but this may be longer depending on the type of Kindle Fire you are using, the charger strength and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire from a Hungarian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire from a Hungarian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

A step by step guide showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire from a Hungarian power outlet by using USB type B connector and a three pinned Schuko Type F power charger.

  1. In order to charge a Kindle Fire using a Hungarian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the power supply. You can identify the plug outlet by two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go along with a pair of two thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B USB micro cord into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Turn on the Hungarian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. It takes between 4 hours to 12 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, but this may be longer depending on the type of Kindle Fire you are using, the charger strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. For further information please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire from a Hungarian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia web page about Hungary
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire device support
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. 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 (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).
  5. 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, costs between $5 to $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / around C$10).
  6. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  7. 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, under $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  8. 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).