How to charge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a power outlet in Nauru

Instructions on how to recharge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Nauruan power outlet using Micro USB type B connector and a three pin Type I USB adapter.

Nauruan power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never been there before. This guide was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation abroad.When going to travel to Nauru this page contains instructions showing how to power the Kindle Fire 2nd generation using their 240 volt 50Hz Type I Nauruan wall supply. You'll discover power sockets differ regionally so we recommend that you read our WikiConnections global power supplies page for a complete list of powering devices in different regions and countries. If visiting Nauru from a different region check your Kindle Fire 2nd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire 2nd generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your Kindle Fire 2nd generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating when powering up.

These instructions show you how to connect the Nauruan power outlet to your 7 inch Kindle Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire 2nd generation. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle Fire model can be recognised by the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes you have installed operating system version 10.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, if you don't please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire 2nd generation update to ensure you have the most up to date features for your tablet. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 2nd generation PDF manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Nauru

Can the Kindle Fire 2nd generation be used in Nauru?

You can connect a Kindle Fire 2nd generation to a Nauruan power outlet.

Nauru

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

When travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Nauru to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your Kindle Fire 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel chargers or occupying additional power outlets. Because you are only packing a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling and on hand for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation at an airport or on a plane. Because of 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, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile travel charger online. The power 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 Nauru

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Nauru 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 most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Nauru using 3 pin type B US 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 from America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Nauru. [7]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Nauru?

How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Nauruan power outlet

A page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Nauruan power outlet by using Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type I power charger.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from the Nauruan power outlet you'll need to buy a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type I USB power adapter in the Nauruan power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 3 slots forming a triangular pattern with the top two slots sloping upward for the live, neutral and earth blades.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of your 7 inch Kindle Fire situated next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the Nauruan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire 2nd generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device 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 during the recharging process. The battery life on your Kindle Fire 2nd generation lasts 8 - 9 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Nauruan power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Nauru country Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type I USB power adapter - Type I USB chargers use three short flat blades in a V format with the top blade acting as a grounding pin, priced at around £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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.