Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Papua New Guinea

A page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Papua New Guinea power outlet by using type B USB Micro connector with a three pinned Type I power adapter.

Papua New Guinea power outlet

If packing for a trip to Papua New Guinea it is useful to know if you can power all your devices such as mobiles and laptop computers when you're there. Without knowing which power supply is being used in Papua New Guinea you are more likely to bring the wrong charger, leaving you having to buy a suitable power adaptor when you need it which might not be compatible. Various combinations of region codes and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in a different country, especially to the first time traveller. These instructions were specifically written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when you're in staying in Papua New Guinea.This page is a step by step guide demonstrating exactly what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when you're travelling to Papua New Guinea using the 240 volt 50Hz I Type Papua New Guinea power supply. If travelling to Papua New Guinea from a different country please check that your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be charged using 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 check that your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overloading when powering up.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Papua New Guinea power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise this Kindle Fire model by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. This guide assumes that you have installed OS version 7.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle update which ensures you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation user manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Papua New Guinea

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Papua New Guinea?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Papua New Guinea.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Papua New Guinea?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation then the best travel adapter for Papua New Guinea is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of power adapters and additional support for more power hungry devices.

This will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power chargers on your trip. By only packing a single USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

If you travel on a regular basis we suggest searching for this type of flexible power adapter at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Papua New Guinea

The 4 port USB travel charger 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 these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 North America going to Papua New Guinea.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and is a much cheaper 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Papua New Guinea. [7] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Papua New Guinea?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Papua New Guinea power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

A page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Papua New Guinea power outlet by using type B USB Micro connector with a three pinned Type I power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Papua New Guinea power outlet you'll need a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly insert the Type I USB power adapter in the Papua New Guinea power outlet. The wall outlet (known as the Type I power outlet [3]) can be recognised by 3 slots for the live, neutral and earth blades.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. On the side of your tablet situated to the right of the HDMI connector you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Papua New Guinea power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a lightning icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes less than 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life should last roughly 7 - 10 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 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 HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 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, estimated price £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, estimated cost £10-£15.