How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when staying in Macedonia

A page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Macedonian power outlet with micro USB Type B cable 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 charger.

Macedonian power outlet

Various voltages and sockets can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country, especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Macedonia. This guide was specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation abroad.If you are going to travel to Macedonia these useful instructions show how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using their F or C type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are travelling to Macedonia from a different region double check your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged during charging. If you are planning to stay at a place such as Skopje or Bitola we suggest referring to the Macedonian Wikipedia page [1] for more indepth details prior to travelling to the area.

These instructions show you how to connect the Macedonian power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. 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 rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you are using operating system version 8.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation update to ensure you have all the latest fixes for your device. For further information go to the manufacturers site at Amazon 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 Macedonia

Can the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation be used in Macedonia?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Macedonia.

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

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best travel charger for Macedonia is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of wall outlets in Macedonia (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation supports Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers plus support for certain power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters. Because you are only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest buying an adaptable power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Macedonia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Macedonia.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Macedonia. [9] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Macedonia?

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

Using USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Macedonian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Macedonian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the wall outlet. This wall supply, also called a Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, is recognised by the two round adjacent holes.
  3. Connect one 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. You can find the USB port on the side of your 8.9 inch Kindle situated next to the HDMI output.
  4. Turn on the Macedonian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes around less than 5 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the tablet should last approximately 9 to 11 hours depending on use. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Macedonian power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Macedonian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

A page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Macedonian power outlet using USB Micro Type B connector with a Type F power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Macedonian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Macedonian power outlet. The recessed circular plug outlet can be identified by two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes next to each other where the twin plug outlet pins slide into and grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  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. At the side of the tablet located to the right of the HDMI socket you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Macedonian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Fire display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes approximately under 5 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the should last approximately 9 to 11 hours depending on use. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Macedonian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Macedonian Wikipedia 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, £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, priced £10-£15.