Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Albania

A guide showing how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Albanian power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type C power adapter and how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Schuko Type F USB plug.

Albanian power outlet

Various combinations of standards and plug types can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. This guide has been specifically written to stop travellers having to worry if they can charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation abroad.This useful guide tells you how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when staying in Albania using the standard F or C type Albanian 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You'll find power will change from region to region so we suggest reading the power supplies and Europe page for a full list of regions and countries. If you are visiting Albania from another country please check the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can accept a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

The following instructions show how to connect the Albanian power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire model is identified by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you have installed Fire operating system version 7.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, however if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle OS update to ensure you have the most up to date fixes for your device. Go to the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation PDF guide for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Albania

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation be used in Albania?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to an Albanian power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Albania?

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation or visiting more than one country then the best travel power adapter for Albania is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of wall outlets in Albania (F and C) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by changing the heads over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation supports Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these USB power chargers, and compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. This will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers or occupying additional wall sockets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer, the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Albania

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK 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 Albania.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Albania.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Albania?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Albanian power outlet

Using type B USB micro cord with a three pin Europlug Type C power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Albanian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Albanian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall outlet (known as the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is identified by the two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of your situated to the right of the HDMI connector you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Albanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the 7" Kindle Fire screen will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle Fire takes around under 5 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity but this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation lasts 7 to 10 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Albanian power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Albanian power outlet

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Albanian power outlet by using USB micro type B connector and a Type F Schuko USB charger.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Albanian 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 by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the Albanian power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins along with a pair of thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of the tablet situated to the right of the HDMI socket you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Albanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the 7" Kindle Fire display will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle Fire takes roughly under 5 hours to completely charge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation lasts 7 to 10 hours depending on how you use it. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Albanian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albania - Albania Wikipedia page
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=200939330&linkId=2Y75DDOG5AGHRIB2 - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C 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 HD 7 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, costing £15-£20.
  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.
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet, around £15.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.