Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in Benin

A guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Beninese power outlet with USB Type B cord with a 3 pin Type C Europlug power charger and powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a 2 pin Type E USB plug.

Beninese power outlet

Varying different frequencies and region codes can all be daunting when planning on staying in a different country, especially to the first time traveller. This page has been written to stop people having to worry if they can charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation abroad.If visiting Benin the following instructions show how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by using the types E or C Beninese 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. You will discover that power changes from region to region so we suggest reading the power supplies and Africa page for a full list of regions and countries. If you are visiting Benin from another region please check the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v ensure that your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from overloading during charging.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Beninese power outlet to your and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle model can be identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back. This page assumes you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the OS for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle update which makes sure you have all the latest set of features for your device. Visit the support site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Benin

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Beninese power outlet by using a power adaptor.

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

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation and visiting more than one country the best travel charger for Benin is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of power outlets that Beninese use (types E and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers or occupying additional wall sockets. Only packing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Benin we recommend buying this type of versatile travel charger at an electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Benin

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Benin and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Benin using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs. This gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Benin.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Benin?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Beninese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

A guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Beninese power outlet with USB Type B cord with a 3 pin Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Beninese power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. The wall outlet (known as the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is identified by the two adjacent holes where the twin pins go.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Micro USB type B connector into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top of the Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Beninese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during the charging process. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 7 - 8 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Beninese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Beninese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Beninese power outlet by using Type B USB cable and a Type E power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Beninese power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type E USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise the wall outlet by the two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes for live and neutral plus a metal earth pin protruding the top in a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top of the tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Beninese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the 6" Kindle Fire display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Beninese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benin - Wikipedia web page about Benin
  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&linkId=WFISVHSRCRSZTJA4 - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C 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 C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C 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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  9. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters