How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Solomon Islands

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Solomon Islands power outlet by using USB type B connector and a Type G USB adapter.

Solomon Islands power outlet

Differing combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country, especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Solomon Islands. If you're visiting Solomon Islands these useful instructions show powering your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using their standard types G or I Solomon Islands 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are visiting Solomon Islands from a different country please ensure the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in 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 voltage converter to avoid the device from overloading when charging it.

These instructions show you how to connect the Solomon Islands power outlet to the Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Visit the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify this Kindle by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed version 8.5.1 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. For further information 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.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Solomon Islands

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation to a Solomon Islands power outlet.

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

When travelling to multiple countries or bringing along more than just your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation the best travel charger for Solomon Islands is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Solomon Islanders use two different types of plug sockets (types G and I) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type G. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers plus compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power adapters on your trip to Solomon Islands. Because you are only needing to bring a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Solomon Islands

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 HD 8.9 2nd generation, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Solomon Islands 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 North America visiting Solomon Islands.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Solomon Islands. [7] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Solomon Islands?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Solomon Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Solomon Islands power outlet by using USB type B connector and a Type G USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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. Begin by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. This wall supply (technically known as a Type G power outlet [3]) looks like 3 slots with shutters forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You can find the USB port on the side of your 8.9" Kindle Fire HD Second Generation situated next to the HDMI jack.
  4. Turn on the Solomon Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes roughly less than 5 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The Kindle battery life is 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 times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Solomon Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Solomon Islands Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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, priced at around £15.
  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, around £10.