Charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Czech Republic

A guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Czech power outlet with USB Type B cord with a Type C Europlug power charger and powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a double pinned Type E power charger.

Czech power outlet

Different combinations of region codes and voltages can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used throughout the world this article shows exactly what to buy in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation . These instructions were specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation abroad.This step-by-step guide will show exactly how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when travelling to Czech Republic by using their standard Type E or C 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, please be aware Type E power outlets are typically used by most Czechs. If you are visiting Czech Republic from a different region please double check your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 Czech power outlet to the and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 8.5.1 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Czech Republic

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Czech Republic?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation to a Czech power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Czech Republic?

When travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel adapter for Czech Republic to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Czechs use two different standards of plug sockets (types E and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the included heads. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these USB power chargers, and compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate power adapters. By only needing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for a flexible power adapter like this online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with 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 wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from America going to Czech Republic using type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 North America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Czech Republic.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Czech Republic?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Czech power outlet

A guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Czech power outlet with USB Type B cord with a Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a 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 by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Czech power outlet. This plug supply (sometimes called a Europlug) can be recognised by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins sit.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. On the side of the 8.9" Kindle Fire found to the right of the HDMI output you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Czech power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the 8.9" Kindle Fire HD screen will show a lightning icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes less than 5 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation lasts 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Czech power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Czech power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using USB Type B cord and a Type E USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Czech power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 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. Plug in the Type E USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the wall supply by the two circular holes 19mm apart from each other for live and neutral with a single metal grounding pin protruding in the top in a triangle pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. On the side of the 8.9" Kindle Fire HD located to the right of the HDMI output you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Czech power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Second Generation Kindle Fire screen will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation lasts 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Czech power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

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=201016060&linkId=DLOFYKA26TCA5NOB - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 8.9 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, £15-£20.
  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, priced £5-£10.
  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, priced at £5-£10.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced £10-£15.