Charging the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when planning a trip to Vanuatu

A guide showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Vanuatuan power outlet by using USB Type B cord with a Type G power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a double pinned Type C USB plug.

Vanuatuan power outlet

Varying different region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning on visiting another country for the first time traveller. These instructions have been specifically written to stop people worrying if they'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when staying in Vanuatu.When you are visiting Vanuatu these instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation by using their standard G, C or I type Vanuatuan 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power sockets vary depending on which region you are travelling to so we suggest reading the power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Vanuatu from a different region please make sure your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v make sure that the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from overloading when powering up.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Vanuatuan power outlet to your Kindle Fire HD Second Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle tablet can be identified by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed version 8.5.1 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle. Visit the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation user manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Vanuatu

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Vanuatu?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Vanuatu by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Vanuatu?

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation and visiting multiple countries the best international travel charger for Vanuatu to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are three types of wall outlets that Ni-Vanuatu use (G, C and I) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can support Fast Charge (note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these travel chargers, plus additional support for more power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy multiple power adapters for your Vanuatuan trip. By only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets with just a single wall outlet.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power charger online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Vanuatu

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, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Vanuatu 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 compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Vanuatu.
  • 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 offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Vanuatu. [9] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Vanuatu?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Vanuatuan power outlet

A guide showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Vanuatuan power outlet by using USB Type B cord with a Type G power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using the Vanuatuan power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. You can identify the wall outlet by three rectangular slots containing shutters in a triangle pattern.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of your Second Generation Kindle Fire HD located next to the HDMI socket you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Vanuatuan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Second Generation Kindle Fire screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 8.9" Kindle Fire takes approximately around 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life should last 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Vanuatuan power outlet

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Vanuatuan power outlet

Instructions on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Vanuatuan power outlet with Type B USB Micro connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Vanuatuan power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Vanuatuan power outlet. The wall outlet, also known as the Type C power outlet [7] or Europlug, can be identified by the 2 round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of your Second Generation Kindle Fire HD located next to the HDMI socket you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Vanuatuan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire Second Generation screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 8.9" Kindle Fire takes approximately around 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life should last roughly 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Vanuatuan power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Vanuatu 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, costing £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, costs £5-£10.
  7. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, around £10.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced £10-£15.