Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Cyprus

Using USB Type B cord and a Type G USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Cypriot power outlet.

Cypriot power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and standards can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation . These guidelines have been specifically written to help assist visitors wanting to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when they are going abroad.If planning a trip to Cyprus these useful instructions show how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation by using their 240 volt 50Hz Type G plug outlet, with the Cypriots using 13 amp plugs for wall outlets. If you are visiting Cyprus from a different region please double check your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating whilst powering it.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect the Cypriot power outlet to the and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear. These instructions assume you are using version 7.5.1 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle firmware update which makes sure you have the most up to date fixes for your device. For further information visit the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Cyprus

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to a Cypriot power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Cyprus?

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation or visiting more than one country then the best travel adapter for Cyprus is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by changing the supplied plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers or occupying additional power sockets. Only needing to bring a single USB travel charger will also keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer - the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Cyprus

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Cyprus 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 best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Cyprus.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 and 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 just 2 AC outlets but offers a generous 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Cyprus.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Cyprus?

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

Learn how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Cypriot power outlet with Micro USB type B connector and a Type G USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Cypriot power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type G USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise the wall outlet by the three vertical slots containing shutters forming a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Micro USB type B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of your situated to the right of the HDMI socket you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Cypriot power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will display a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes approximately around 5 hours to fully recharge but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life should last around 7 - 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Cypriot power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyprus - wikipedia.org web page about Cyprus
  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/typeG.htm - Type G 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 G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters