Charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Czech Republic

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Czech power outlet with USB Type B cord with a Europlug Type C USB charger and how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Type E USB plug.

Czech power outlet

Differing combinations of frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation . This guide has been written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when staying in Czech Republic.If visiting Czech Republic this page has useful instructions showing charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the types E or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, most Czechs will use the Type E plug outlets. If you are visiting Czech Republic from another region check that the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it.

These instructions show how to connect the Czech power outlet to the and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can identify this Kindle model by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed Fire OS version 7.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, but if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation software update to ensure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. For further information visit the manufacturers site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation PDF guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Czech Republic

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation be used in Czech Republic?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to a Czech power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Czech Republic?

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation and visiting more than one country the best travel charger for Czech Republic to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of power outlets that Czechs use (E and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation supports Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters this will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters. Only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of travel 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 and phones without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for a versatile power charger like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power 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.

Alternative travel adapter for Czech Republic

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Czech Republic 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 portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Czech Republic using 3 pinned 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 gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with only 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Czech Republic.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Czech Republic?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Czech power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Learn how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Czech power outlet with Type B USB Micro connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Czech 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. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the 2 round holes next to each other where the two plug outlet pins sit.
  3. Connect one end of the type B USB micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. On the side of the tablet situated to the right of the HDMI jack you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Czech power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire Second Generation will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes roughly less than 5 hours to fully charge, but this may take longer if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life should last 7 to 10 hours. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Czech 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 HD 7 2nd generation from a Czech power outlet

Using type B USB Micro cable and a Type E USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Czech power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Czech 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. Start by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. You can identify the wall outlet by the two large holes 19mm adjacent to each other where the live and neutral pins slide into plus one long metal grounding pin protruding the top in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of your Second Generation Kindle Fire HD located next to the HDMI socket you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Czech power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle Fire takes approximately around 5 hours to fully recharge to full capacity but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life lasts around 7 - 10 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Czech power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Czech_Republic - Czech Republic 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=200939330&linkId=2Y75DDOG5AGHRIB2 - Kindle Fire HD 7 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 7 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