How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Burundi

Using USB micro Type B cord with a Type C Europlug USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Burundian power outlet and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a double pinned Type E power charger.

Burundian power outlet

Complicated standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning to stay in a new country if you've never been there before. These instructions were specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you are visiting Burundi.This step by step guide will show how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when visiting Burundi using their standard Type E or C 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will discover power sockets will vary depending on which area you are in therefore we suggest reading the travel power supplies page for a full list of countries. If you are visiting Burundi from another region please check that your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v check the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from over-heating during charging.

The following page shows you how to connect the Burundian power outlet to the Forth Generation Kindle Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 Fire operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation software update to make sure you have all the latest set of features for your device. Go to the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Burundi

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Burundi.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Burundi?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation and visiting multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Burundi is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two standards of wall outlets in Burundi (types E and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these travel adapters and additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters this means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple travel chargers. By only packing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling and on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at the airport or on a plane. Due to their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger at an electronics retailer, the power adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Burundi

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] 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 visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Burundi 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 compact power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Burundi.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with only 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 generous 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 Burundi.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Burundi?

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

Using USB micro Type B cord and a Europlug Type C USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Burundian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Burundian power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Burundian power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other where the pins go.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger 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 right of the tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Burundian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation display will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the 6 inch Kindle battery life should last around 7 - 8 hours. 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 Burundian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Burundian power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

Instructions on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Burundian power outlet with type B USB cable and a three pinned Type E power charger.

  1. In order to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Burundian power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type E USB power adapter and inserting it in the Burundian power outlet. The circular plug supply can be recognised by the two large round holes 19mm apart from each other for live and neutral pins and a long metal earth pin protruding from the top forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Plug in one end of the micro USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the top right of your Kindle located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Burundian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes approximately around 6 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life is approximately 7 to 8 hours depending on use. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Burundian power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burundi - Burundi page on Wikipedia.org
  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