How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when planning a trip to Israel

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with an Israeli power outlet with type B Micro USB cord with a Type C power adapter, charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Type H power adapter and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a three pinned Type M USB plug

Israeli power outlet

Various combinations of standards and plugs can often be confusing when planning on visiting another country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Israel. This page was specifically written to assist visitors wanting to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when visiting abroad.The following step by step guide shows you how to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you're in Israel using their Type M, C or H Israeli 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, Type M plug outlets will be typically used by most Israelis. Power supplies vary from country to country therefore please read our Wikiconnections global power supplies list where you'll find a full list showing charging devices in different destinations. When you are visiting Israel from a different region please ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged whilst powering it. If you plan to stay somewhere such as Jerusalem or Tel Aviv please read the wikipedia page about Israel [1] for more information prior to the location.

The following page shows you how to connect the Israeli power outlet to the and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Visit the Amazon page to see the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle is recognised by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear. This guide assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire OS operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation update to make sure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle. For further information go to the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Israel

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Israel.

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

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation and visiting multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Israel to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different standards of wall outlets that Israelis use (types M, C and H) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB travel chargers and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices.

Having a 4 port adapter will allow you to recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters for your Israeli trip. Only packing a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at the airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Israel

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] 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 wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Israel 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 going to Israel.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Israel.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Israel?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Israeli power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with an Israeli power outlet with type B Micro USB cord with a Type C power adapter.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Israeli 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 in the power outlet. You can identify the plug supply by two circular adjacent holes where the plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains 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 the tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Israeli power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the screen will show a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the device during the recharging process. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation should last roughly 7 - 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 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 6 4th generation from an Israeli power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Israeli power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type H USB adapter

Using type B USB connector with a Type H power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Israeli power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using an Israeli power outlet you'll need to use a Type H USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type H USB power adapter in the Israeli power outlet. This power outlet, technically called a Type H power outlet [7], can be identified by three thin slots pointing inward forming a triangular pattern. You'll notice that more modern type H plug supplies have round holes in the middle of each thin slot to allow for the round pinned Type C plugs that are compatible with over 130 other countries.
  3. Then connect one end of the micro USB Type B cord 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 your 6" Kindle found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Israeli power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life is roughly 7 to 8 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Israeli power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type H USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with an Israeli power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

Instructions on how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Israeli power outlet with Micro USB type B cable with a Type M USB adapter.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Israeli power outlet you'll need to use a Type M USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type M USB power adapter in the Israeli power outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by three large circular holes in a triangle shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the top of the tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Israeli power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Fire display will show a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD6" takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the device whilst charging. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation should last roughly 7 - 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with an Israeli power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel - wikipedia page about Israel
  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/typeH.htm - Type H power outlet
  8. Type H USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type H mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  10. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M 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