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

Using micro USB Type B cable with a Europlug Type C USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Cape Verdean power outlet and charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Type F power adapter.

Cape Verdean power outlet

If you are packing for a holiday it can be helpful to know if you'll be able to power any electronics such as cell phones and cameras that you are bringing along with you. Without knowing which wall socket to expect you may end up either over packing with too many spare adaptors or pack the wrong charger, therefore having to buy a potentially overpriced power adaptor when you get there. Varying complicated frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on travelling to another country especially if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Cape Verde. These instructions were specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation abroad.This page has instructions which shows exactly what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you are in Cape Verde by using the F or C type 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets, most Cape Verdeans use Type F wall outlets. If travelling to Cape Verde from another country please double check your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your 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 converter to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up. If you are planning on visiting a Cape Verdean destination like Praia or Mindelo refer to the Cape Verde Wikipedia page [1] for further details prior to the area.

The following page shows how to connect the Cape Verdean power outlet to the Forth Generation Kindle Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle is identified by the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation Fire operating system, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle update to ensure you have the most up to date features for your device. Visit the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

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

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Cape Verde?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Cape Verde by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Cape Verde?

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation and visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Cape Verde is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of plug sockets that Cape Verdeans use (types F and C) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied heads. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel adapters or occupying additional power outlets. Because you are only packing a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

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

Alternative travel adapter for Cape Verde

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 these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Cape Verde using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Cape Verde.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Cape Verde?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Cape Verdean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using Type B USB cable with a Type C power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Cape Verdean power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Cape Verdean power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the Cape Verdean power outlet. This unearthed wall supply, sometimes known as the Type C power outlet [3], is recognised by 2 holes next to each other where the twin plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB micro Type B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the base of the Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Cape Verdean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around less than 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the should last approximately 7 - 8 hours. 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 Cape Verdean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

Using USB micro Type B cable with a Schuko Type F USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Cape Verdean power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Cape Verdean power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it in the power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by two adjacent holes where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into and two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Micro type B cord into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the bottom of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Cape Verdean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire takes around 6 hours to completely recharge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst recharging. The battery life on your tablet lasts 7 - 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Cape Verdean power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Verde - Cape Verde 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/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