How to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a power outlet in Thailand

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Thai power outlet with USB micro Type B cord and a three pinned Type A USB charger, powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Type B power plug and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a double pinned Type C Europlug power plug

Thai power outlet

Various standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. When staying in Thailand these useful instructions show powering your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by using the standard Type B, A or C 220 volt 50Hz power outlets, Type B wall outlets will be normally used by most Thai. Power sources will vary regionally so we suggest that you read the WikiConnections global power sockets guide for a full list showing powering devices in different destinations. When you are visiting Thailand from a different country please ensure that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in 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) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overheating when powering up.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Thai power outlet to your Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation OS update to make sure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle. Go to the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Thailand

Can the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation be used in Thailand?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Thailand by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Thailand?

When you are travelling to more than one country the best international travel power adapter for Thailand is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different types of plug sockets that Thai use (B, A and C) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices.

This means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power chargers or using up additional wall outlets. Only packing a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones with only a single wall outlet.

We suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Thailand

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting counties with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Thailand and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Thailand.
  • 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 and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with 1 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 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Thailand.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Thailand?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Thai power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Thai power outlet with USB micro Type B cord and a three pinned Type A USB charger.

  1. In order to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Thai power outlet you'll need to use a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type A USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two thin adjacent slots where the twin plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the foot of your Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Thai power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Fire display will show a charge icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to completely charge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation should last approximately 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Thai power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Thai power outlet

Using Type B USB cable with a Type B power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Thai power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Thai power outlet you will need a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type B USB power adapter in the Thai power outlet. This wall supply (sometimes called a Type B power outlet [7]) is recognised by the 2 slots next to each other with a semicircle shaped hole below for the earthed pin.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB micro Type B connector into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the bottom of the tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Thai power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around under 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life is roughly 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Thai power outlet

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Thai power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Thai power outlet with USB micro Type B connector and a three pinned Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Thai power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the Thai power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the twin pins sit.
  3. Then connect one end of the micro USB Type B connector into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the bottom of the tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Thai power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life is 7 to 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Thai power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thailand - Thailand 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=201642330&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=DIYALF77Y2U4CRVP - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A 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 Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A 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/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  10. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  11. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters