Charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a power outlet in Kiribati

Using USB Type B cord with a three pin Type I power adapter to power a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Kiribati power outlet.

Kiribati power outlet

Varying complicated region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning on visiting another country if you've never visited before. This page was written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation when staying abroad.When you are travelling to Kiribati these instructions show powering the Kindle Fire 2nd generation by using their standard 240 volt 50Hz Type I wall outlet. You will discover that power sockets change depending on which area you are travelling to so please read the power supplies and Oceania page for a full list of countries. When travelling to Kiribati from a different country please make sure your Kindle Fire 2nd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts 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 when powering up.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect the Kiribati power outlet to your Second Generation Kindle Fire HD and refers to the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can identify the Kindle Fire 2nd generation by the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. This guide assumes that you have installed version 10.5.1 or greater of the Fire operating system for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. For more information go to the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 2nd generation guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Kiribati

Can the Kindle Fire 2nd generation be used in Kiribati?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire 2nd generation to a Kiribati power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Kiribati?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire 2nd generation the best international travel adapter for Kiribati is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire 2nd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, plus additional support for more power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy individual travel chargers on your trip or using up additional power sockets. Only bringing a single international travel charger will 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 travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Kiribati

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using 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. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Kiribati 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 portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Kiribati using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Kiribati.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Kiribati?

How to use a Type I power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Kiribati power outlet

Learn how to recharge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Kiribati power outlet with USB Type B cord with a 3 pin Type I power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Kiribati power outlet you'll need to buy a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type I USB power adapter in the wall supply. You can identify this plug supply by the three thin slots for the live, neutral and earth blades.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. You will find the USB port on the side of the tablet situated to the right of the HDMI jack.
  4. Switch on the Kiribati power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle tablet will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire 2nd generation is approximately 8 - 9 hours. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type I power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Kiribati power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiribati - wikipedia entry about Kiribati
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201009560&linkId=EHVRDTACVKWJ25RH - Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeI.htm - Type I power outlet
  4. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201119640&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=BHZDW336CXLI4M7V - Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type I USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type I mains power outlet, priced C$15-C$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 under C$10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under C$20.