How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when visiting Nauru

Nauruan power outlet to a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation

Nauruan power outlet

Complicated frequencies and region codes can often lead to confusion when planning on travelling to a different country, especially if you've never visited before. This guide was written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when you are visiting Nauru.When visiting Nauru this page contains useful instructions showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation by using the 240 volt 50Hz I Type Nauruan wall outlet. When travelling to Nauru from another country double check the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v check the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating when powering up.

These instructions show how to connect the Nauruan power outlet to your Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes that you are using OS version 8.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, but if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle update to ensure you have the latest features for your device. Go to the support website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation user guide for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Nauru

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Nauru by using a power convertor.

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation the best international travel power adapter for Nauru is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by changing the plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of power adapters, and support for more power hungry devices. Unlike other travel adapters this means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters on your Nauruan trip or occupying additional wall sockets. By only packing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying an adaptable travel adapter similar to this online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Nauru

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Nauru.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Nauru. [7]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Nauru?

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

Using USB micro Type B cable and a three pinned Type I power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Nauruan power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 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. Plug in the Type I USB power adapter in the power supply. This plug outlet, sometimes called the Type I power outlet [3], can be recognised by three slots in a triangular configuration with a single vertical pin at the base and the top pair of slots sloping upward for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect one 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. You'll find the USB port at the side of your tablet found next to the HDMI connector.
  4. Switch on the Nauruan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the 8.9" Kindle Fire display will show a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The 8.9" Kindle Fire takes less than 5 hours to fully charge to 100% capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The Kindle tablet battery life should last around 9 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Nauruan power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Nauru country Wiki page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 £20-£25.
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced around £10.