How to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a power outlet in Ghana

Instructions on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Ghanaian power outlet with Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type G USB charger and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Type D USB adapter.

Ghanaian power outlet

Differing region codes and plug types can all be daunting when planning to visit a different country to the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when abroad.When going to Ghana the following instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by using the standard types G or D Ghanaian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Ghana from a different region please ensure that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double 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 voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating when charging it.

These instructions show you how to connect the Ghanaian power outlet to the Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you are using firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if you don't please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle OS update which ensures you have the latest fixes for your tablet. For more information visit 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 Ghana

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

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

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

If travelling to multiple countries the best travel adapter for Ghana to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two types of plug sockets that Ghanaians use (types G and D) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type G. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers plus compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers on your trip to Ghana. Because you are only packing a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones with only a single wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend buying this type of flexible power charger online. The power charger illustrated here 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.

Alternative travel adapter for Ghana

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 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 three power strips offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel 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 international 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 going to Ghana using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Ghana.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Ghana?

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

Instructions on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Ghanaian power outlet with Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type G USB charger.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Ghanaian power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the Ghanaian power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 3 rectangular holes containing plastic shutters in a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of 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 at the bottom of the Kindle situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Ghanaian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition display will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around under 6 hours to fully recharge however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The Kindle battery life is 7 - 8 hours depending on use. For further 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 procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Ghanaian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

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

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pin Type D USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Ghanaian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Ghanaian power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. This wall supply (technically known as the Type D power outlet [7]) looks like three circular holes in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of 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 at the bottom of the Kindle Fire Forth Generation situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Ghanaian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle tablet display will display a charging 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 however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The Fire battery life is roughly 7 to 8 hours depending on use. For further 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 charging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Ghanaian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghana - Ghanaian entry on Wikipedia.org
  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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D 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