Charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Kyrgyzstan

Instructions on how to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet by using USB micro Type B connector and a Type C USB adapter and how to charge a Kindle Fire 1st generation using a Type F USB adapter.

Kyrgyzstani power outlet

Complicated standards and voltages can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. This page contains step by step instructions which shows exactly what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire 1st generation when you are visiting Kyrgyzstan using the standard Type F or C 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are travelling to Kyrgyzstan from another country please check the Kindle Fire 1st generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire 1st generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check the Kindle Fire 1st generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overloading during charging.

These instructions show how to connect the Kyrgyzstani power outlet to your Kindle Fire First Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire 1st generationfrom the Kindle Fire range. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify the Kindle Fire 1st generation by a power button on the bottom and a Kindle logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes that you have installed version 6.3.4 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire 1st generation, however if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire 1st generation software update which ensures you have all the latest set of features for your device. Go to the support website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction guide for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Kyrgyzstan

Can you use a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Kyrgyzstan?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire 1st generation to a Kyrgyzstani power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Kyrgyzstan?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your Kindle Fire 1st generation then the best international travel charger for Kyrgyzstan to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different types of plug sockets in Kyrgyzstan (F and C) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire 1st generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB power adapters, and compatibility with more power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel chargers this will allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple power chargers. By only packing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation at an airport or on the flight. Because of their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional plug socket.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger at an electronics retailer, the power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Kyrgyzstan

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover 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 most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Kyrgyzstan.
  • 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 from America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective 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 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Kyrgyzstan. [9] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Kyrgyzstan?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet

Instructions on how to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet by using USB micro Type B connector and a Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire 1st generation using the Kyrgyzstani power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the power supply. The plug supply (known as the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is identified by 2 holes adjacent to each other where the two pins go.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. You'll find the USB port on the foot of the Kindle tablet located between the power button and the headphone output.
  4. Turn on the Kyrgyzstani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire 1st generation will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 1st generation takes roughly around 4 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the first generation Kindle Fire battery life lasts approximately 7 - 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Kyrgyzstani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

A guide on how to charge a Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet using micro USB Type B cable and a three pinned Type F power adapter.

  1. To supply power to the Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the power outlet. The sunken round power outlet, also called the Schuko plug, can be identified by two holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the two pins go and two thin 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 USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. You'll find the USB port at the foot of the first gen Kindle Fire located between the headphone socket and the power button.
  4. Turn on the Kyrgyzstani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle original screen will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 1st generation takes approximately around 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The Kindle Fire 1st generation battery life is approximately 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Kyrgyzstani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Kyrgyzstani page on Wikipedia.org
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, £10-£15.
  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, £5-£10.
  7. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  8. 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, £15-£20.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated price around £10.