How to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when staying in Burkina Faso

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Burkinabe power outlet with type B micro USB connector with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Type E power charger.

Burkinabe power outlet

Complicated frequencies and region codes can all be daunting when planning on visiting another country, especially for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Burkina Faso. These instructions were written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when going abroad.This page has simple instructions showing you exactly how to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when staying in Burkina Faso by using the standard Type E or C Burkinabe 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power sources change depending on which region you're taking a trip to therefore we suggest that you read our Wikiconnections travel power sockets list where you'll find a complete list of countries. If travelling to Burkina Faso from another country please ensure that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from over-heating whilst powering it.

The following page shows how to connect the Burkinabe power outlet to your Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This particular model of the Kindle tablet is recognised by the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation update which ensures you have the most up-to-date features for your Kindle Fire. For further information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

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

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Burkinabe power outlet.

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

If travelling to more than one country the best travel charger for Burkina Faso to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different standards of power outlets in Burkina Faso (types E and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers plus support for certain power demanding devices. Having a four port charger means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy individual travel adapters on your trip to Burkina Faso or occupying additional power outlets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power adapter online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Burkina Faso

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] 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 wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of regions with unreliable power grids. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Burkina Faso and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Burkina Faso.
  • 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 and offers practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Burkina Faso.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Burkina Faso?

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

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Burkinabe power outlet with type B micro USB connector with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Burkinabe 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 by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Burkinabe power outlet. The plug outlet, sometimes known as the Europlug, is recognised by the two round adjacent holes.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB cord 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 on the base of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Burkinabe power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle screen will display a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation should last approximately 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 battery life.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Burkinabe power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Burkinabe power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

Using type B USB cord and a Type E power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Burkinabe power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Burkinabe power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it into the Burkinabe power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two holes 19mm apart from each other where the two pins sit along with a long metal grounding pin protruding from the top to form a triangular pattern.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the foot of your tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Burkinabe power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The tablet battery life is 7 - 8 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Burkinabe power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burkina_Faso - Burkinabe 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=201642330&linkId=DIYALF77Y2U4CRVP - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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 Kids Edition tablet 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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E 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