How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when staying in Czech Republic

Using type B micro USB connector and a Europlug Type C power charger to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Czech power outlet and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type E power charger.

Czech power outlet

When planning a trip to Czech Republic it's helpful to know if you'll be able to use all your common devices that you'll be bringing with you. By not knowing which wall socket to expect you are more likely to bring the wrong power adaptor, therefore having to buy or borrow a suitable charger when you arrive. Varying complicated combinations of voltages and standards can all be daunting when planning on travelling to another country especially for the first time traveller. When visiting Czech Republic the following instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using their E or C type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, Type E power outlets are used by most Czechs. If visiting Czech Republic from another region please make sure the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it. If you are planning to stay at a Czech destination like Prague please read the Czech Republic country Wikipedia page [1] for more information on visiting the area.

These instructions show you how to connect the Czech power outlet to the 7" Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify this particular model of the Kindle Fire by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation Fire operating system, but if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle OS update to make sure you have the most up to date features for your Kindle Fire. Visit the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Czech Republic

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Czech Republic?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a Czech power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Czech Republic?

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Czech Republic to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different standards of power outlets in Czech Republic (types E and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can support Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters this will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters on your trip to Czech Republic or occupying additional power outlets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling and convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel chargers can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers with only a single wall outlet.

We suggest buying an adaptable power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Czech Republic

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Czech Republic and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Czech Republic.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Czech Republic.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Czech Republic?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Czech power outlet

Using type B USB cord and a Type C power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Czech power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Czech power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 adjacent holes.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top right of your Fire found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Czech power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will show a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around under 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation should last approximately 8 to 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Czech power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Czech power outlet

Learn how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Czech power outlet with micro USB Type B connector with a 3 pinned Type E USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Czech power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type E USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this power supply by two 4.8mm round holes 19mm apart from each other where the twin plug outlet pins slide into along with a long metal grounding pin protruding from the top forming a triangular shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the top of the 7" Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Czech power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during recharging. The battery life is 8 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Czech power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Czech_Republic - Czech Republic country 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=201597000&linkId=UZWL22ALFPXJ3QYM - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th 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 4th 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