Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Cameroon

The Wiki Connections guide on how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Cameroonian power outlet using type B Micro USB connector with a Type C Europlug USB charger and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Type E power adapter.

Cameroonian power outlet

Different combinations of frequencies and standards can all be confusing when planning to visit another country to the first time traveller. If you're travelling to Cameroon these useful instructions show how to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the standard E or C type 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When visiting Cameroon from another country check 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 (for example 110 volts) check your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from overheating when powering up.

These instructions show how to connect the Cameroonian power outlet to your Kindle Fire Forth Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Visit the Amazon page for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation 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 guide assumes that you are using firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however if not visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation update which makes sure you have the most up to date features for your tablet. For more information visit the support site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Cameroon

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Cameroon?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Cameroonian power outlet.

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

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Cameroon to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Cameroonians use two different standards of wall outlets (E and C) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the supplied heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these travel adapters and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

This will allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple power chargers. Only bringing a single USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at the airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without using up an additional power outlet.

For those travelling regularly we suggest buying an adaptable power adapter like this online. The travel adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Cameroon

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Cameroon and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Cameroon.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Cameroon.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Cameroon?

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

Using type B USB cable with a three pin Type C Europlug power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Cameroonian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Cameroonian power outlet you will need to use 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 into the Cameroonian power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by 2 circular holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top right of your Fire situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Cameroonian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes approximately around 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Cameroonian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Cameroonian power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Cameroonian power outlet with USB micro Type B connector and a three pinned Type E power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Cameroonian 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 in the Type E USB power adapter in the power supply. This recessed circular wall supply (known as the CEE 7/7 outlet) can be identified by the two round holes 19mm adjacent to each other where the two pins go and one long metal earth pin protruding the top forming a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB micro Type B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the top of the Kindle tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Cameroonian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation screen will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes around under 6 hours to fully charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle tablet is 7 to 8 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Cameroonian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cameroon - Cameroon Wikipedia web 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&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