Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Papua New Guinea

Using type B USB cable with a three pin Type I USB charger to power a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Papua New Guinea power outlet.

Papua New Guinea power outlet

When planning a vacation it can often be helpful to know if you can power all your important electronics like cell phones and laptop computers that you'll be bringing along. However, by not knowing which plug socket to expect you are more likely to bring the wrong charger, therefore leaving you needing to borrow a suitable power adaptor when you need it that could be incompatible. Varying complicated voltages and region codes can often lead to confusion when planning on visiting a different country, especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to buy in advance to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation . If visiting Papua New Guinea this page contains useful instructions showing you how to charge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation by using the 240 volt 50Hz I Type Papua New Guinea plug outlet. When you are travelling to Papua New Guinea from another country please check your Kindle Fire 2nd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check your Kindle Fire 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.

The following list of instructions show how to connect the Papua New Guinea power outlet to the Kindle Fire HD Second Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire 2nd generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify this particular make of Kindle tablet by the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes you are using Fire operating system version 10.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, but if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle update to ensure you have the latest features for your tablet. For more information visit the support site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 2nd generation PDF guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Papua New Guinea

Can you use a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Papua New Guinea?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire 2nd generation to a Papua New Guinea power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Papua New Guinea?

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Papua New Guinea to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB power chargers, along with 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 pack seperate travel adapters for your trip or using up additional wall outlets. Because you are only needing to bring a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling and on hand for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation at the airport or on a flight. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without using up an additional power 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 foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Papua New Guinea

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Papua New Guinea using type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 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 Papua New Guinea. [7] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Papua New Guinea?

Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Papua New Guinea power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Using type B USB cable with a three pin Type I USB charger to power a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Papua New Guinea power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Papua New Guinea power outlet you will need to use a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to insert 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 3 slots forming a triangle configuration with a single vertical pin at the bottom and the top two slots sloping upward for the live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB micro type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. You can find the USB port at the side of the tablet located next to the HDMI output.
  4. Switch on the Papua New Guinea power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes approximately around 5 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The battery life on your Kindle Fire 2nd generation should last 8 - 9 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Papua New Guinea power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia page about Papua New Guinea
  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, £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, estimated price £5-£10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated price £10-£15.