Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Burundi

Using USB micro type B cord and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Burundian power outlet and how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type E USB charger.

Burundian power outlet

Varying different frequencies and standards can all lead to confusion when planning to stay in another country if you've never been there before. These instructions have been written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation abroad.This page has step by step instructions which shows what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you are visiting Burundi using the standard E or C type Burundian 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When travelling to Burundi from a different region ensure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from overloading during charging.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Burundian power outlet to your Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation 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 back. This page assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 firmware or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle software update to ensure you have the most up to date set of features for your device. For more information go to the manufacturers site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Burundi

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Burundi?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a Burundian power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Burundi?

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation or visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Burundi to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Barundi use two different standards of wall outlets (types E and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the heads over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters and additional support for more power hungry devices.

Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port charger will allow you to recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers for your Burundian trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Burundi we suggest buying a versatile power adapter of this nature online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Burundi

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Burundi and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 portable option for travellers originating from America going to Burundi.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This gives the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 Burundi.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Burundi?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Burundian power outlet

Using USB micro type B cord and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Burundian power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Burundian 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 the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the Burundian power outlet. This unearthed plug supply is identified by two adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB micro type B connector into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top right of the tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Burundian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation display will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge, but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life is approximately 8 - 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Burundian power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Burundian power outlet

Using USB Micro Type B cable and a Type E USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Burundian power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Burundian power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First insert the Type E USB power adapter in the power outlet. The circular plug supply, sometimes known as a CEE 7/7 plug, can be recognised by two large holes 19mm adjacent to each other plus a metal earth pin protruding the top forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top right of the situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Burundian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation display will show a lightning icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge, however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the charging process. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life lasts around 8 - 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Burundian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burundi - Burundian 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=201597000&linkId=UZWL22ALFPXJ3QYM - Kindle Fire HD 7 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 7 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, priced between $10 to $15 USD (around £15 GBP / under C$20).
  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, priced at under $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$5-C$10).
  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, estimated cost between $10 to $15 USD (around £5 GBP / under C$25).
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).