How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Chad

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Chadian power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cord and a 3 pinned Type D USB charger, how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Europlug Type C USB adapter and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a double pinned Type E USB adapter

Chadian power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and sockets can all be daunting when planning to visit a different country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Chad. When you are travelling to Chad this page contains instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using their types D, C, E or F Chadian 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling to Chad from another country please make sure your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure your device 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. If you plan on staying in a Chadian place such as N'Djamena or Moundou refer to the Wikipedia web page about Chad [1] for further details prior to travelling to the area.

The following guide shows how to connect the Chadian power outlet to your Second Generation Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire version can be recognised by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear. This guide assumes you are using firmware version 7.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, if you don't please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation update to ensure you have the most up to date features for your Kindle Fire. For further information go to the Amazon.com website for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Chad

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Chad by using the correct power convertor.

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

When you are travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation the best travel adapter for Chad to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. There are four types of wall outlets in Chad (D, C, E and F) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these travel adapters, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones and using only a single plug socket.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend searching for this type of flexible power charger at an electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Chad

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Chad and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Chad using type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at 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 Chad.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Chad?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Chadian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using Micro USB type B cord and a three pin Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Chadian power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Chadian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. This power outlet, sometimes known as the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, is recognised by two round holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B Micro USB cord into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You can find the USB port on the side of your Kindle tablet located to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes less than 5 hours to fully recharge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the tablet battery life lasts approximately 7 to 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Chadian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Chadian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Learn how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Chadian power outlet with Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type D power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Chadian power outlet you'll need to use a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type D USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This power outlet (called a Type D power outlet [7]) can be recognised by the three round holes forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B USB Micro cord into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You can find the USB port on the side of your Kindle Fire HD7" Second Generation found to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation will display a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The takes less than 5 hours to fully recharge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life lasts approximately 7 to 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Chadian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Chadian power outlet

Using Micro USB type B connector and a Type E USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Chadian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from the Chadian power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type E USB power adapter into the wall outlet. The recessed circular power supply, also called a CEE 7/7 plug, can be recognised by two large round holes 19mm apart from each other for live and neutral plus a single long metal earth pin protruding in the top to form a triangular shape.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of the Kindle tablet situated next to the HDMI output you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity, but this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD7 inch Second Generation lasts roughly 7 - 10 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Chadian power outlet

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Chadian power outlet

Using Micro USB type B connector and a three pin Type F Schuko USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Chadian power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from the Chadian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter in the Chadian power outlet. The recessed circular power supply (called a Schuko outlet) can be identified by two 4.8mm holes 19 mm apart from each other for live and neutral, plus a pair of grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B USB Micro cord into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You can find the USB port on the side of your Kindle Fire HD7" Second Generation found to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation will display a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The takes less than 5 hours to fully recharge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life lasts approximately 7 to 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd 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 2nd generation from a Chadian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chad - Wikipedia web page about Chad
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=200939330&linkId=2Y75DDOG5AGHRIB2 - Kindle Fire HD 7 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 7 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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  10. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters