Charging the Kindle Fire 2nd generation when planning a trip to Comoros

Using USB Micro type B connector with a Europlug Type C USB charger to recharge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Comorian power outlet and how to power a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a 2 pin Type E power adapter.

Comorian power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning to visit a foreign country especially for the first time traveller. This page was written to help assist visitors wanting to power their Kindle Fire 2nd generation when staying in Comoros.This page has step-by-step instructions which shows how to supply power to the Kindle Fire 2nd generation when you're visiting Comoros using the Type E or C 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If you are visiting Comoros from another country ensure that your Kindle Fire 2nd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure your Kindle Fire 2nd generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it.

This guide shows you how to connect the Comorian power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This model of Kindle can be identified by the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed version 10.5.1 or greater of the Kindle Fire 2nd generation Fire OS operating system, but if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire 2nd generation software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle. For further information visit the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 2nd generation guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Comoros

Can you use a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Comoros?

You can use a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Comoros.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Comoros?

When travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire 2nd generation then the best travel charger for Comoros to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of wall outlets that Comorians use (E and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the included plugs over. If your Kindle Fire 2nd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel chargers this means you can charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power adapters for your Comorian trip or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling often we suggest searching for this type of flexible travel charger online; the travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect 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 2nd generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters are supplied 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 adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Comoros using 3 pin type B 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 America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Comoros.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Comoros?

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

Using USB Micro type B connector with a Europlug Type C USB charger to recharge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Comorian power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Comorian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Comorian power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in one 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 2nd generation. At the side of your 7" Kindle located next to the HDMI socket you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire 2nd generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire Second Generation takes around less than 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire 2nd generation battery life should last 8 to 9 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Comorian power outlet

Using Type B USB Micro connector and a 3 pin Type E USB charger to recharge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Comorian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire 2nd generation using the Comorian power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the wall supply. The circular wall outlet can be recognised by two 4.8mm round adjacent holes for live and neutral pins and a single metal earth pin protruding in the top in a triangular shape.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. You can find the USB port at the side of your Kindle found to the right of the HDMI jack.
  4. Switch on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the 7 inch Kindle will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes around less than 5 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire Second Generation is approximately 8 - 9 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Comorian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comoros - Comorian country page on Wikipedia
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201009560&linkId=EHVRDTACVKWJ25RH - Kindle Fire 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 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/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