Charging the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when planning a trip to Ukraine

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Ukrainian power outlet with type B USB Micro cable and a Europlug Type C power adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Type F Schuko power adapter.

Ukrainian power outlet

Varying different region codes and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to visit another country especially for the first time traveller. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you are abroad.This page has step-by-step instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when going to Ukraine by using their standard F or C type Ukrainian 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. You'll discover power sockets vary depending on which area you are travelling to so please read the power supplies and Europe page for a full list of countries. When travelling to Ukraine from a different country please double check the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Ukrainian power outlet to your and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire can be 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 Fire operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle firmware update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. Visit the manufacturers site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Ukraine

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Ukraine by using a power adaptor.

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation then the best travel adapter for Ukraine is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Ukrainians use two different types of power outlets (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. This means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy seperate travel chargers or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only packing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to Ukraine we suggest searching for an adaptable travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Ukraine

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Ukraine using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a generous 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Ukraine.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Ukraine?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Ukrainian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using USB Type B cord with a Europlug Type C USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Ukrainian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Ukrainian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. This ungrounded plug supply (known as a Type C power outlet [3]) can be recognised by 2 circular holes next to each other where the two plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top of your 6" Kindle Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Ukrainian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the battery life on the 6 inch Kindle Fire is approximately 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Ukrainian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Ukrainian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Using Type B USB Micro connector with a Type F Schuko power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Ukrainian power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Ukrainian power outlet you'll need to buy 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 Ukrainian power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two 4.8mm round holes 19 mm apart from each other where the two plug outlet pins sit and a pair of two metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B Micro USB connector into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top of your Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Ukrainian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your 6" Kindle Fire is approximately 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Ukrainian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukraine - Ukrainian 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/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