How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in Lesotho

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Basotho power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a three pinned Type M USB charger.

Basotho power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of frequencies and region codes can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country to the first time traveller. These guidelines were written to prevent travellers needing to worry if they can power their Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when they're going to Lesotho.When staying in Lesotho these useful instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by using the standard 220 volt 50Hz M Type plug supply. Power supplies will change from country to country so please read the travel power supplies page for a complete list of countries. If visiting Lesotho from a different country check that the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating when charging it.

These instructions show how to connect the Basotho power outlet to your Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This version of the Kindle tablet is identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle software update which ensures you have the latest features for your device. For further information go to the support website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Lesotho

Can the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation be used in Lesotho?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Lesotho by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Lesotho?

When you are travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Lesotho is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters, plus support for more power hungry devices. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port adapter means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple power chargers for your trip to Lesotho or using up additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for an adaptable travel adapter of this nature at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Lesotho

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, 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 option for travellers originating from America visiting Lesotho using 3 pin 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 originating from North America using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Lesotho.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Lesotho?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Basotho power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Basotho power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a three pinned Type M USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Basotho power outlet you'll need to buy a Type M USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug the Type M USB power adapter into the Basotho power outlet. The power supply (technically called a Type M power outlet [3]) can be recognised by the 3 holes forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Basotho power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes around 6 hours to completely recharge but this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the battery life on the Fire lasts 7 - 8 hours depending on use. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Basotho power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lesotho - Lesotho Wikipedia page
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201596990&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=WFISVHSRCRSZTJA4 - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M 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 HD 6 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet
  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
  7. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters