How to charge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation when planning a trip to Denmark

A guide showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Danish power outlet by using USB Type B cord and a three pinned Type K power charger.

Danish power outlet

Various standards and plugs can often be confusing when planning on visiting another country to the first time traveller. These guidelines have been written to prevent travellers needing to worry if they can power their Kindle Fire 2nd generation abroad.When you're visiting Denmark these instructions show how to power the Kindle Fire 2nd generation using the standard Type K 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, a majority of Danes normally use the Type K plugs in their power outlets. When visiting Denmark from another country please double check your Kindle Fire 2nd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure that the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating whilst powering it up. If you are planning to stay in a tourist destination like Copenhagen or Aarhus we also recommend referring to the wikipedia page about Denmark [1] for more indepth information.

The following list of instructions show how to connect the Danish power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire 2nd generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify this Kindle version by the volume and power buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed version 10.5.1 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, however if not visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle update to ensure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle. For further information go to the support website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 2nd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Denmark

Can you use a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Denmark?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire 2nd generation to a Danish power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Denmark?

The best power adapter for Denmark is a Type K USB charger [5] which will allow you to use your Kindle Fire 2nd generation.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Denmark?

How to use a Type K power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Danish power outlet

A guide showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Danish power outlet by using USB Type B cord and a three pinned Type K power charger.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Danish power outlet you will need a Type K USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type K USB power adapter into the Danish power outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by three large holes in an inverted triangle pattern and the bottom hole appearing semicircular in shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B USB micro cord into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. At the side of the Kindle situated next to the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Danish power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the 7 inch Kindle display will display a charge icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes less than 5 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle battery life should last approximately 8 - 9 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
How to use a Type K power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Danish power outlet

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=201009560&linkId=EHVRDTACVKWJ25RH - Kindle Fire 2nd 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 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K mains power outlet, costs under £15.
  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, around £5.