How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Herzegovina

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Herzegovinian power outlet with Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 2 pinned Schuko Type F power plug.

Herzegovinian power outlet

Various standards and plugs can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country, especially if you've never visited before. These instructions were specifically written to help prepare people wanting to charge their Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when going to Herzegovina.If you're visiting Herzegovina these useful instructions show powering your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using the standard types F or C Herzegovinian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power sockets vary from region to region so please read our Wikiconnections global power connections guide where you'll find a complete list showing regions and countries. If you are travelling to Herzegovina from a different country double check your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overloading when charging it. If you plan on staying at a Herzegovinian place such as Dubrovnik or Trebinke refer to the Herzegovina Wikipedia web page [1] for further details prior to the location.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Herzegovinian power outlet to your Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back. This guide assumes you are using OS version 8.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle OS update which ensures you have the latest fixes for your Kindle. For more information visit the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Herzegovina

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Herzegovina by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Herzegovina?

If travelling to multiple countries the best travel power adapter for Herzegovina to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of wall outlets in Herzegovina (types F and C) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to buy individual travel adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only packing a single travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage as well as being on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation at the airport or on the plane. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and phones with only a single wall outlet.

If you travel on a regular basis we suggest buying a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Herzegovina

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Herzegovina.
  • 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 North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Herzegovina. [9] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Herzegovina?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Herzegovinian power outlet

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Herzegovinian power outlet with Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Herzegovinian power outlet you'll 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 inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by two circular adjacent holes where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. On the side of the Second Generation Kindle Fire found to the right of the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Herzegovinian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around under 5 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the tablet lasts 9 - 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Herzegovinian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Herzegovinian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Herzegovinian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Herzegovinian power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the Herzegovinian power outlet. The recessed circular power supply, also called a Schuko plug, can be recognised by the two large circular adjacent holes where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go and thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. On the side of your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HD Second Generation situated next to the HDMI jack you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Herzegovinian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9" Second Generation display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes less than 5 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle tablet should last approximately 9 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Herzegovinian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Herzegovina Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, priced £10-£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, costs £5-£10.
  7. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, costing £15-£20.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £10.