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

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Welsh power outlet with type B USB connector with a Type G power adapter.

Welsh power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on travelling to a different country especially if you've never been there before. If you're going to Wales this page has instructions showing how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by using the standard 230 volt 50Hz G Type plug outlet, with the Welsh using a BS 1363 13 amp plug for power outlets. Power sources will vary regionally therefore please read the Wikiconnections travel power supplies page where you'll find a complete list showing regions. If you are visiting Wales from a different country ensure that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) double check your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation 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 during charging. If you plan to stay in a destination like Cardiff or Llanberis we also suggest referring to the Wales Wikipedia web page [1] for more information prior to the location.

The following page shows how to connect the Welsh power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle can be recognised by the power and volume 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 Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation operating system, if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation firmware update which makes sure you have the latest set of features for your Kindle Fire. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

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

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

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

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

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation and visiting more than one country then the best travel charger for Wales to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these types of 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 included heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these USB travel adapters plus compatibility with more power hungry devices. This means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate travel adapters. Because you are only needing to pack a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling frequently we recommend buying this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Wales

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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 travellers to 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 Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 Wales.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from America 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 Wales.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Wales?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Welsh power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Welsh power outlet with type B USB connector with a Type G power adapter.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Welsh power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it in the power supply. This power outlet, technically known as a Type G power outlet [3], looks like three vertical slots with plastic shutters in a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Plug in the USB 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 Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the bottom of your Kindle tablet situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Welsh power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately under 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation battery life is approximately 7 to 8 hours. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Welsh power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom - Wales 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/typeG.htm - Type G 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 G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters