Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when visiting Kazakhstan

Using type B USB cable with a three pin Type C Europlug USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Kazakhstani power outlet and powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a double pin Type F Schuko power plug.

Kazakhstani power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. The following step by step guide shows you how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you're in Kazakhstan using their standard types F or C Kazakhstani 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are travelling to Kazakhstan from another country please double check your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

The following list of instructions show how to connect the Kazakhstani power outlet to the Forth Generation Kindle Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full series 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 the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation OS update which ensures you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. Visit the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Kazakhstan

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

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

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

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation then the best international travel charger for Kazakhstan to buy 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 plug sockets in Kazakhstan (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 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 (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these travel adapters plus compatibility with more power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel chargers this means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel adapters on your Kazakhstani trip or occupying additional wall sockets. By only packing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at the airport or on a plane. Due to their versatility 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 e-readers and using only a single wall outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer - the multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Kazakhstan

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 wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting regions with unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Kazakhstan 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 most popular portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Kazakhstan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi has just 2 USB charging ports but offers a generous 6 AC outlets. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, B, E, F, G and I making it ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Kazakhstan.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Kazakhstan?

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

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

  1. In order to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Kazakhstani power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by two circular holes next to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB micro type B connector into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top right of the Kindle Fire Forth Generation situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Kazakhstani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes roughly under 6 hours to fully charge however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life is around 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.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Kazakhstani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet by using type B USB cable with a three pin Type F Schuko power charger.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Kazakhstani power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Kazakhstani power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by the two circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the two plug outlet pins go, plus metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in one 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. You will find the USB port at the top of your located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Kazakhstani 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 to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge, but this may be longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle battery life should last around 7 - 8 hours depending on use. For more information on charging the Fire please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazakhstan - Kazakhstan 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&tag=wikiconnections-20&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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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