Charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation when staying in Denmark

The Wiki Connections guide on how to charge a Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Danish power outlet using micro USB Type B connector and a Type K power adapter.

Danish power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and sockets can often lead to confusion when planning to stay in another country, especially to the first time traveller. This page has been written to prepare people wanting to power the Kindle Fire 1st generation abroad.When you're staying in Denmark the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire 1st generation using the standard K type 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, you'll find most Danes use the Type K plugs in their plug outlets. You will discover power sockets will vary depending on which region you are visiting therefore we suggest reading the travel power supplies page for a full list of countries. If you are visiting Denmark from a different region please check that your Kindle Fire 1st generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) 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.

The following instructions show how to connect the Danish power outlet to the Kindle tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire 1st generation. Please visit the Amazon page for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise this Kindle Fire version 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, but if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle software update to ensure you have all the latest features for your tablet. For more information visit the support website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 1st generation user guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Denmark

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

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

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

The best power adapter for Denmark is a Type K USB power adapter [5] which will allow you to use your Kindle Fire 1st generation.

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

Powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Danish power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

The Wiki Connections guide on how to charge a Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Danish power outlet using micro USB Type B connector and a Type K power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Danish power outlet you will need to use a Type K USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type K USB power adapter in the Danish power outlet. You can recognise the wall supply by the 3 large holes forming an inverted triangle pattern for the live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Connect one end of the micro USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. You will find the USB port at the foot of your first generation Kindle Fire found between the headphone socket and the power button.
  4. Switch on the Danish power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire 1st generation will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The first gen Kindle Fire takes under 4 hours to fully charge, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The Kindle Fire 1st generation battery life is approximately 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Danish power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denmark - wikipedia page about Denmark
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=200711000&linkId=SLZV3UCJE7XZ4Y7M - Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K 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 1st generation charging support page
  5. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K 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