How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Papua New Guinea

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Papua New Guinea power outlet with micro USB Type B cable with a Type I power adapter.

Papua New Guinea power outlet

If you are packing for a holiday it can be helpful to know if you'll be able to power your electronics like cell phones and tablets that you are bringing along with you. By not knowing which wall socket to expect you may end up either weighing your suitcases down with unnecessary spare adaptors or pack the wrong charger, therefore leaving you having to buy or borrow a potentially expensive power adaptor when you're there that might not be compatible. Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. These guidelines were written to prepare people wanting to charge their Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation abroad.When going to travel to Papua New Guinea this page contains instructions showing how to power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using their standard 240 volt 50Hz Type I Papua New Guinea plug outlet. If travelling to Papua New Guinea from another country double check your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 whilst powering it up. If you are planning on visiting a Papua New Guinea destination like Port Moresby refer to the Papua New Guinea Wikipedia page [1] for more details prior to the location.

The following list of instructions show how to connect the Papua New Guinea power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle Fire model can be recognised by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back. This guide assumes that you are using version 8.5.1 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation operating system, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation software update which makes sure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction guide for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Papua New Guinea

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Papua New Guinea?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Papua New Guinea by using the correct power convertor.

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

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Papua New Guinea is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers for your trip. Only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel charger online. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different 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 8.9 2nd generation, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Papua New Guinea using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Papua New Guinea. [7] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Papua New Guinea?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Papua New Guinea power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Papua New Guinea power outlet with micro USB Type B cable with a Type I power adapter.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Papua New Guinea power outlet you will need to buy 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 plug in the Type I USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by the 3 slots in 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 Micro Type B connector into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of the 8.9 inch Kindle situated next to the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Papua New Guinea power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation screen will display a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation should last roughly 9 - 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Papua New Guinea power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Papua New Guinea Wikipedia 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, £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, priced 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.