Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when staying in Lithuania

Instructions showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Lithuanian power outlet with Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type C Europlug power charger and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Type F USB adapter.

Lithuanian power outlet

Various standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning to visit another country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of standards being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation . When you are planning a vacation to Lithuania the following instructions show how to power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using the F or C type Lithuanian 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You will discover that power sockets will vary depending on which area you are visiting therefore we suggest reading the World power supplies page for a full list of countries. If you are visiting Lithuania from another region please check that your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd 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 HD 8.9 2nd 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 Lithuanian power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Visit the Amazon page for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise this particular version of Kindle Fire by a front facing camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back. These instructions assume you have installed version 8.5.1 OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle update which makes sure you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. For further information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation user manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Lithuania

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation to a Lithuanian power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

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

If travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation the best international travel charger for Lithuania is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different types of plug sockets in Lithuania (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by switching the included heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB power chargers, and compatibility with more power demanding devices.

This will allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring individual power adapters on your Lithuanian trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Only needing to bring a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger at an electronics retailer - the power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Lithuania

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Lithuania and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Lithuania using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a much 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 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Lithuania. [9] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Lithuania?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Lithuanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Lithuanian power outlet with Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Lithuanian 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. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Lithuanian power outlet. This ungrounded wall outlet can be recognised by the two holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into 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 Fire located next to the HDMI output you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Lithuanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The 8.9" Kindle takes under 5 hours to fully charge, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The 8.9" Kindle battery life should last approximately 9 - 11 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Lithuanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Lithuanian power outlet

Instructions showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Lithuanian power outlet with Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type F Schuko power charger.

  1. To charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Lithuanian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly plug the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. This sunken circular wall supply (sometimes known as a Type F power outlet [7] or Schuko plug) can be recognised by two 4.8mm holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral pins along with two thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. On the side of your Fire located next to the HDMI output you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Lithuanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Fire will show a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 8.9" Kindle takes under 5 hours to fully charge, but this may be longer if you are using the device during charging. The 8.9" Kindle battery life should last approximately 9 - 11 hours depending on use. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Lithuanian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Lithuania page on Wikipedia.org
  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, £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, £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, around £15.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated price £10-£15.