How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Solomon Islands

Using Type B USB connector with a Type G power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Solomon Islands power outlet.

Solomon Islands power outlet

Different standards and voltages can often be daunting when planning on staying in a new country to the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to stop visitors worrying if they can charge their Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when they are visiting abroad.When you are visiting Solomon Islands these useful instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation by using the standard Type G or I 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When visiting Solomon Islands from another country please make sure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v check your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

This guide shows you how to connect the Solomon Islands power outlet to the Second Generation Kindle Fire HD7" and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle tablet can be recognised by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear. This guide assumes that you are using version 7.5.1 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation operating system, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle software update which ensures you have the latest set of features for your Kindle. For more information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Solomon Islands

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Solomon Islands?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Solomon Islands by using a power convertor.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Solomon Islands?

If you are travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation the best travel power adapter for Solomon Islands to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Solomon Islanders use two different types of plug sockets (types G and I) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type G. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the supplied heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel chargers for your trip. Because you are only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at an airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated here 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 Solomon Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting 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 countries around the world:

  • 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 option for travellers originating from America visiting Solomon Islands 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 North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Solomon Islands. [7] [AD]
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Solomon Islands?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Solomon Islands power outlet

A guide on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Solomon Islands power outlet by using USB Type B cable with a Type G power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from the Solomon Islands power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type G USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 3 vertical rectangular holes in a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB Micro cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. On the side of your tablet found next to the HDMI output you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Solomon Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes around less than 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device whilst charging. The battery life lasts approximately 7 to 10 hours. For more information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Solomon Islands power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Solomon Islands wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, £15-£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, costing 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.