How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Anguilla

Instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Anguillan power outlet with Type B USB cord and a three pinned Type A USB adapter.

Anguillan power outlet

Different combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country, especially if you've never been there before. This page has been written to assist travellers wanting to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when abroad.These instructions shows what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when you're in Anguilla by using the standard 110 volt 60Hz A Type power outlet, the Anguillans will use NEMA 1-15 ungrounded plugs for power outlets. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charges slowly or does not power up when travelling to Anguilla from another country please check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Electrical devices which come from another country which use a higher voltage (for example 240 volts) sometimes take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check that the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is dual voltage (you'll find these are normally indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to ensure proper use.

These instructions show you how to connect the Anguillan power outlet to the Kindle Fire HD 7" Second Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle Fire model can be recognised by a front facing camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you have installed version 7.5.1 or greater of the firmware for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, however if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation update to ensure you have all the latest set of features for your Kindle. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation user manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Anguilla

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation be used in Anguilla?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to an Anguillan power outlet.

Anguilla

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Anguilla?

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation then the best international travel charger for Anguilla is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation supports Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these power adapters, along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices. This means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage whilst travelling and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at an airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Anguilla

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 those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America going to Anguilla using 3 pinned 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 the US using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Anguilla. [7]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Anguilla?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Anguillan power outlet

Instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Anguillan power outlet with Type B USB cord and a three pinned Type A USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from the Anguillan power outlet you'll need to use a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by inserting the Type A USB power adapter in the Anguillan power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two thin slots adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of the 7" Kindle situated next to the HDMI connector you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Anguillan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes approximately under 5 hours to fully recharge however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The Kindle Fire HD 7" Second Generation battery life is 7 - 10 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Anguillan power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia web page about Anguilla
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type A USB power adapter - An unearthed Type A USB charger has 2 parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes near the tip of each blade, £2-£3.
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £10.