Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a power outlet in Gambia

Instructions on how to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Gambian power outlet using micro USB Type B cord with a Type G USB charger.

Gambian power outlet

Complicated combinations of voltages and plug types can often cause confusion when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. This page has been specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation abroad.If visiting Gambia the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the 230 volt 50Hz G Type Gambian plug outlet, the Gambians will use a 13 amp plug for charging. If you are travelling to Gambia from a different country please make sure your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it. If you're planning on travelling to a Gambian place such as Serekunda we also recommend referring to the Gambian Wikipedia web page [1] for more details.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Gambian power outlet to your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation OS, if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation update which ensures you have all the latest set of features for your device. For more information visit the Amazon.com website for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

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

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Gambian power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

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

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation and visiting multiple countries the best travel charger for Gambia is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB power chargers, and compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port charger means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power chargers on your Gambian trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage and on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at the airport or on a plane. Due to their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

If you travel on a regular basis we suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Gambia

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover 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 best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Gambia using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and gives almost 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 just 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Gambia.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Gambia?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Gambian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Instructions on how to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Gambian power outlet using micro USB Type B cord with a Type G USB charger.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Gambian power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the Gambian power outlet. This power outlet, sometimes called the Type G power outlet [3], can be identified by the 3 rectangular holes with shutters in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Type B connector into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the base of the tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Gambian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation display will display a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around 6 hours to fully charge, but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation lasts 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use it. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Gambian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gambia - Gambian 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&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