Charging the Kindle Fire from a power outlet in Georgia

Instructions on how to power a Kindle Fire from a Georgian power outlet with type B Micro USB cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter and how to power a Kindle Fire using a 2 pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

Georgian power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country for the first time traveller. These guidelines were specifically written to prepare visitors wanting to power their Kindle Fire abroad.This page has simple instructions demonstrating how to supply power to your Kindle Fire when visiting Georgia using the Type F or C Georgian 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If visiting Georgia from a different country please check the Kindle Fire can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v double check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. If you're planning to visit a destination such as Sukhumi or Gagra please refer to the Wikipedia web page about Georgia [1] for more indepth information.

These instructions show how to connect the Georgian power outlet to the Fire. This page assumes that you have installed the most recent version of Fire OS for the tablet, however if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire firmware update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. Go to the manufacturers site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire device support [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire in Georgia

Can you use a Kindle Fire in Georgia?

You can use a Kindle Fire in Georgia.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire in Georgia?

When travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire the best international travel adapter for Georgia is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Georgians use two different standards of wall outlets (types F and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads. If your type of Kindle Fire is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power adapters, plus additional support for more power hungry devices.

This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel adapters for your Georgian trip. Only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for a multipurpose travel charger of this nature online; the 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 with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Georgia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of 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 which cover both Georgia 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 most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Georgia.
  • 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 practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 Georgia. [8] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire in Georgia?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire from a Georgian power outlet

Instructions on how to power a Kindle Fire from a Georgian power outlet with type B Micro USB cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire from a Georgian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Georgian power outlet. The power supply (known as a Type C power outlet [3]) can be recognised by two holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Turn on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Fire will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. It will take between roughly 4 hours to 12 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the type of Kindle tablet you have, the charger strength and if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. For more information please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire from a Georgian power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire from a Georgian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

A guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire with a Georgian power outlet using type B USB Micro connector with a Schuko Type F USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire using the Georgian power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the wall outlet by two large adjacent holes where the live and neutral pins go, plus two grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Switch on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Fire screen will show a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. It takes between approximately 4 hours to 12 hours to completely charge, but this may take longer depending on the type of Kindle you are using, the strength of the power and if you are using the device during charging. For further information please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire from a Georgian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia web page about Georgia
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire device support
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, priced under C$20.
  5. 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 under C$15.
  6. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, C$15-C$20.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced under C$20.