How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Gabon

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Gabonese power outlet with type B micro USB connector and a three pin Europlug Type C USB adapter.

Gabonese power outlet

Complicated frequencies and standards can all cause confusion when planning on visiting another country, especially for the first time traveller. These instructions were written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when going abroad.This page has simple instructions showing you exactly how to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Gabon by using a standard 220 volt 50Hz Type C Gabonese plug outlet, the Gabonese will use Europlugs for power outlets. Power sources will change depending on which region you're taking a trip to therefore we suggest that you read our Wikiconnections global power connections list for a full list showing regions and countries. If travelling to Gabon from another country please ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure 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 avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it up.

The following page shows how to connect the Gabonese power outlet to your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD 6 inch and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle version can be recognised 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 back. This guide assumes you have installed firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation firmware update to ensure you have all the latest fixes for your device. For further information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Gabon

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Gabonese power outlet.

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

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation then the best international travel power adapter for Gabon to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers plus support for certain power demanding devices. Having a four port charger means you can charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual travel adapters on your trip to Gabon or occupying additional power outlets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of travel adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Gabon

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 wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of counties with unreliable power supplies. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Gabon and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Gabon.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and gives practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Gabon.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Gabon?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Gabonese power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Gabonese power outlet with type B USB cord and a Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Gabonese 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. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the Gabonese power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 holes next to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top right of your tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Gabonese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The battery life on your should last approximately 7 to 8 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation 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 Gabonese power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabon - wikipedia.org page about Gabon
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters