Charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a power outlet in Comoros

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Comorian power outlet using type B USB Micro connector with a Europlug Type C USB charger and charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation using a two pin Type E power adapter.

Comorian power outlet

Varying different voltages and plugs can often be confusing when planning on travelling to a new country, especially to the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to charge the Kindle Fire 1st generation . This page is a simple guide telling you exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire 1st generation when you are in Comoros by using their standard E or C type Comorian 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When travelling to Comoros from a different country please check that your Kindle Fire 1st generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from over-heating whilst powering it. If you're planning on staying at a destination like Moroni or Mutsamudu please refer to the Comorian Wikipedia page [1] for more indepth information.

These instructions show how to connect the Comorian power outlet to the Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire 1st generation. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can identify the Kindle Fire 1st generation by a power button on the bottom and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you have installed version 6.3.4 or greater of the Kindle Fire 1st generation firmware, but if you don't please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire 1st generation software update which makes sure you have the latest features for your Kindle. For further information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 1st generation user guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Comoros

Can the Kindle Fire 1st generation be used in Comoros?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire 1st generation to a Comorian power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Comoros?

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire 1st generation or visiting more than one country the best international travel adapter for Comoros to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Comorians use two different standards of wall outlets (types E and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the heads. If your model of Kindle Fire 1st generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy seperate travel chargers on your Comorian trip. By only packing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation at an airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers using only a single power outlet.

We recommend buying a versatile power adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Comoros

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire 1st generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Comoros 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 travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Comoros.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Comoros?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Comorian power outlet

Instructions on how to recharge your Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Comorian power outlet using Type B USB Micro connector with a Europlug Type C USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire 1st generation using a Comorian power outlet you'll 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 into the wall supply. You can identify this plug supply by the 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. You will find the USB port at the foot of the 1st gen Kindle Fire found between the power button and the headphone output.
  4. Switch on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire first gen display will show a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 1st gen takes approximately around 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire first gen is approximately 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Comorian power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Comorian power outlet

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Comorian power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pin Type E power adapter.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Comorian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [8] 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 inserting it in the Comorian power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two large round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral along with a long metal grounding pin protruding the top in a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. You will find the USB port at the foot of the 1st gen Kindle Fire found between the power button and the headphone output.
  4. Switch on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire first gen screen will show a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 1st gen takes approximately around 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire first gen is approximately 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Comorian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comoros - Comorian 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=200711000&linkId=SLZV3UCJE7XZ4Y7M - Kindle Fire 1st 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 1st 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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters