How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Chad

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Chadian power outlet by using type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type E USB adapter, how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a double pin Type C Europlug USB adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 3 pinned Type D power plug

Chadian power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to a different country, especially for the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to help prepare travellers wanting to power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation abroad.The following step-by-step guide will show you what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when staying in Chad by using the standard D, C, E or F type 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are visiting Chad from a different country please ensure the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v ensure the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from over-heating during charging. If you intend to visit a Chadian destination like N'Djamena or Moundou refer to the Chadian country Wikipedia page [1] for more information.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Chadian power outlet to your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HD and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. Visit the Amazon page where you'll find the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation 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 8.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, but if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation update to ensure you have the most up to date features for your device. Go to 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 further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Chad

Can the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation be used in Chad?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation to a Chadian power outlet.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Chad?

When you are travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than just your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation the best travel adapter for Chad to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable 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 are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters or occupying additional power outlets. Only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a flexible power charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Chad

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Chad.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Chad.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Chad?

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

Instructions on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Chadian power outlet using Micro USB type B connector and a three pin Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 wall outlet. This plug outlet, sometimes known as a Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, is identified by 2 holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 tablet screen will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes around around 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the Second Generation Kindle Fire battery life is 9 to 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 a Chadian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Chadian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

The Wiki Connections page on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Chadian power outlet by using Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type D USB charger.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Chadian power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type D USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise the power supply by three round holes forming a triangular shape.
  3. Connect one end of the Micro USB type B connector into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The takes approximately under 5 hours to fully recharge, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation lasts roughly 9 - 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 the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 8.9 2nd generation from a Chadian power outlet

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Chadian power outlet with Type B USB cable with a Type E power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Chadian power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it in the Chadian power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into with a long metal grounding pin protruding in the top in a triangular pattern.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B USB cord into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of the Fire found next to the HDMI output you'll 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 8.9 2nd generation takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity, but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life is 9 - 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Chadian power outlet

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Chadian power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Chadian power outlet by using type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type F Schuko USB charger.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Chadian power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Chadian power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by two round adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go and thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  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 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire situated next to the HDMI connector you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Second Generation Kindle Fire takes around 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the Fire battery life lasts around 9 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 8.9 2nd generation from a Chadian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chad - Chadian country Wikipedia page
  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/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