How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Albania

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Albanian power outlet with Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type C Europlug power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a 2 pinned Schuko Type F power plug.

Albanian power outlet

Various voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to visit another country, especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Albania. This guide has been specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation abroad.If staying in Albania the following instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by using the standard types F or C 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are visiting Albania from a different region please ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v make sure the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

The following page shows you how to connect the Albanian power outlet to the Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. We recommend visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle tablet is recognised by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the firmware for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation OS update to make sure you have the most up-to-date features for your device. For further information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Albania

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Albania?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Albania by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Albania?

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Albania is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Albanians use two different types of plug sockets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these power adapters, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices. Having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy seperate power chargers for your trip to Albania. Because you are only needing to bring a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage whilst travelling and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we recommend buying this type of flexible power charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Albania

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to regions with unstable 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 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 Albania.
  • 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 originating 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 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Albania.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Albania?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Albanian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Albanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using an Albanian 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. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise the power supply by two circular holes adjacent to each other.
  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 7 4th generation. On the top right of the Kindle tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Albanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the display will display a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life is 8 - 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Albanian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Albanian power outlet

Using USB type B connector and a Type F Schuko USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Albanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from 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. Insert the Type F USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go and metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top right of your 7" Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Albanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7" Forth Generation display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the tablet lasts 8 - 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Albanian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albania - wikipedia.org entry about Albania
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201597000&linkId=UZWL22ALFPXJ3QYM - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th 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 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, estimated price £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, £5-£10.
  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, priced £15-£20.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs around £10.