Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when visiting Gabon

Simple instructions showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Gabonese power outlet with USB micro Type B cable with a three pin Type C Europlug power charger.

Gabonese power outlet

Varying different region codes and sockets can all be confusing when planning on visiting a new country for the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article shows exactly what to pick up in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Gabon. These instructions have been written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you are going to Gabon.If travelling to Gabon these useful instructions show how to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a standard 220 volt 50Hz C Type plug outlet, with the Gabonese using a Europlug for wall outlets. When you are visiting Gabon from another country please double check your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure your device 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 whilst powering it up.

The following list of instructions show how to connect the Gabonese power outlet to the Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This make of the Kindle tablet is recognised by the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation Fire operating system, however if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation update which makes sure you have the most up to date features for your tablet. Visit Amazon 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 Gabon

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Gabonese power outlet.

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

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation then the best travel adapter for Gabon to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the supplied heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these travel adapters plus additional compatibility with more power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel chargers this means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack seperate travel adapters for your Gabonese trip or occupying additional wall sockets. By only packing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at the airport or on a plane. Due to their versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers and using only a single power outlet.

If you travel to Gabon we recommend searching for this type of flexible power adapter at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Gabon

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 visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting regions with unstable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Gabon and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Gabon.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 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 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Gabon.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Gabon?

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

Simple instructions showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Gabonese power outlet with USB micro Type B cable with a three pin Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. To charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Gabonese 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. First you'll need to insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Gabonese power outlet. This unearthed power outlet, sometimes called a Europlug, can be identified by 2 adjacent holes next to each other where the plug outlet pins go.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the bottom of the Kids Edition Kindle Fire found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Gabonese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire takes under 6 hours to fully charge to 100% capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The battery life on your tablet lasts 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Gabonese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabon - Gabon country Wiki 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters