Mobile - tablet power adaptor

The adaptor that came with my Motorola Power G7 has the following on it:
INPUT: 100-240V  50/60Hz  0.6A
OUTPUT: 5V  3.0A   or  9V  2.0A  or  12V  1.5A

I can't see any details on the Amazon Fire I bought about 7 years ago.
Can I use this adaptor to charge my  Kindle Fire (5th generation)?

Comments

  • The kindle fire charges off  a standard USB connection. I forget the current requirement (amps) but any usb charger that will charge at 2amps will suffice. The nominal voltage is 5volts. Cheap to buy so probably the best way forward
    Your existing charger has three level of output so could risk damage your kindle if the wrong one  is used (almost certainly at the highest voltage!) so unless you can be absolutely certain of using the 5v output then better to spend a few pounds to buy a new charger than  a new kindle?
  • I have been using the usb connector to charge the Fire from my laptop, but it takes a long time.

    Does the Motorola charger have those 3 levels so it can be used for a variety of Motorola phones?, and the phone has circuitry to pick the correct level.

    To buy a charger for the Fire, what specifications do I need to choose?
  • Your existing charger has three level of output so could risk damage your kindle if the wrong one  is used (almost certainly at the highest voltage!) so unless you can be absolutely certain of using the 5v output then better to spend a few pounds to buy a new charger than  a new kindle?
    It shouldn't be an issue, the charger will output at the lowest voltage unless the device plugged in requests a higher voltage (i.e, fast charging). If the device doesn't support fast charging the charger should just remain on 5V.
  • matelodave
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    As @TadlyBaggie says, the charger will default to 5v if the device being charged doesn't support fast charging - the device under charge has to request and to handshake with the charger to get it to output higher voltages.
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  • Well perhaps you both know better than me regarding that specific charger, whatever it is (unspecified by the OP). Good if it does work on  that kindle. Assumption is it is one of the Motorola Turbo chargers?

     However I would not stick my neck out until the actual charger type is known! "Should" and "will" do not equal no risk in my book. The kindle does not fast charge even if the charger has that capability. Of it does go wrong.....fsssst.... but likely will be fine. I would just get another charger anyway ( if I did not have one already) as two or more chargers are useful. 
    Another cable would be needed anyway as the kindle is micro USB not USB C as supplied with the Motorola Turbo chargers

    Up to @Goodvalue's preferred option...
  • I've now noticed that it says TurboPower next to the Motorola logo.

    So it looks like it will be ok to use with the Fire.

    However, I will be going abroad in the New Year, so I could start looking for an adaptor that will work abroad as well.

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