Charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in Turkmenistan

A step by step guide showing how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Turkmen power outlet with USB Type B cord and a Type F Schuko power charger, how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Type B USB adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a two pin Europlug Type C power adapter

Turkmen power outlet

Different frequencies and standards can all be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially to the first time traveller. This page has been specifically written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation abroad.When planning a trip to Turkmenistan these useful instructions show how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by using their types C, B or F 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If travelling to Turkmenistan from a different country ensure that your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v check the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it. If you're planning on travelling to a Turkmen place such as Ashgabat please refer to the Turkmenistan Wikipedia page [1] for more details.

These instructions show how to connect the Turkmen power outlet to your Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. 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. These instructions assume you have installed Fire operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation software update to ensure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Turkmenistan

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Turkmen power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

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

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation and visiting multiple countries the best travel power adapter for Turkmenistan is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different types of wall outlets in Turkmenistan (C, B and F) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB power chargers, and compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring individual power adapters on your trip. Only packing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and e-readers with just a single plug socket.

If you travel to Turkmenistan we recommend buying this type of versatile travel charger at an electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Turkmenistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Turkmenistan 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 compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Turkmenistan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Turkmenistan.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Turkmenistan?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Turkmen power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

A step by step guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Turkmen power outlet with USB Type B cord and a Type B USB adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Turkmen power outlet you will need to use a Type B USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type B USB power adapter into the Turkmen power outlet. This wall outlet, technically called the Type B power outlet [3], can be recognised by the 2 slots parallel to each other with a single semicircular hole below for the long earth pin. Please note that power cables used with type B plugs which are rated at less that 240 V shouldn't be used in Turkmenistan so please check first.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Type B cord into the bottom of the power 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. Turn on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the 6" Kindle Fire HD display will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to fully recharge, but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 7 - 8 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Turkmen power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

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

Using Micro USB type B cable and a Europlug Type C USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Turkmen power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Turkmen power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [8] 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 Turkmen power outlet. This plug supply (sometimes called a Europlug) can be recognised by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB type B connector into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top of your tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation display will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes approximately around 6 hours to completely recharge but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation is approximately 7 to 8 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Turkmen 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 Turkmen power outlet

Learn how to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Turkmen power outlet using Type B USB micro cord with a three pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Turkmen power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type F USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise the wall supply by the two 4.8mm circular holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral and a pair of two 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 USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the top of your situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The 6" Kindle Fire HD takes under 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation should last 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Turkmen power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkmenistan - Turkmenistan Wikipedia 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/typeB.htm - Type B 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 B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B 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/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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  10. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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