Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Bhutan

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet using type B USB Micro connector with a Type D USB adapter, powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type G USB charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Europlug Type C USB plug

Bhutanese power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country for the first time traveller. These guidelines were specifically written to prepare travellers wanting to power their Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation abroad.If you're staying in Bhutan these instructions show powering the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by using their types G, C, D, F or M 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You will discover power sockets vary depending on which area you are travelling to so please read the list of World power supplies for a complete list of regions and countries. When you are travelling to Bhutan from another country ensure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Bhutanese power outlet to your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle model is identified 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 rear. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 firmware or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Bhutan

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Bhutan?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a Bhutanese power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Bhutan?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation then the best travel adapter for Bhutan is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [15]. There are five standards of plug sockets in Bhutan (G, C, D, F and M) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can support Fast Charge (note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel adapters along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power chargers or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at an airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Bhutan we suggest searching for this type of versatile power adapter online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [15] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Bhutan

The 4 port USB travel charger [15] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Bhutan and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 portable option for travellers originating from America going to Bhutan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Bhutan.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Bhutan?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using micro USB Type B cord with a 3 pin Type G power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Bhutanese power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type G USB power adapter into the Bhutanese power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the three holes containing plastic shutters in a triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB 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 7 4th generation. On the top of the tablet situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation display will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life should last roughly 8 - 11 hours depending on how you use it. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using type B USB micro cable and a Type C Europlug power charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Bhutanese power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by the two adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins go.
  3. Then connect the USB 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 7 4th generation. On the top right of the found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle takes roughly under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life lasts around 8 - 11 hours depending on how you use it. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet using type B USB Micro connector with a Type D USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Bhutanese power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type D USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall supply (known as the Type D power outlet [9]) can be recognised by 3 round holes in a triangular shape.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top right of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle tablet will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, but this may take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is approximately 8 - 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet by using type B Micro USB cable and a Type F Schuko power adapter.

  1. In order to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the wall outlet by the two large adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins go, plus two grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB Type B cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top right of the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, but this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is approximately 8 - 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet

How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet using type B USB Micro connector with a Type M USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet you'll need to buy a Type M USB power adapter [14] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type M USB power adapter and inserting it in the Bhutanese power outlet. This plug supply, sometimes known as a Type M power outlet [13], looks like three round holes in a triangular shape.
  3. Connect one end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top right of the 7" Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely charge, but this may take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is approximately 8 - 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhutan - Bhutan country entry on wikipedia
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201597000&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=UZWL22ALFPXJ3QYM - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G 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 7 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  10. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  12. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  13. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  14. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet
  15. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters