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

Learn how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Malawian power outlet by using micro USB Type B connector and a three pin Type G USB adapter.

Malawian power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and standards can often be daunting when planning on staying in a new country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what to buy in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation . The following simple guide shows exactly how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you're travelling to Malawi by using their 230 volt 50Hz G Type Malawian wall outlet, with the Malawians using 13 amp plugs for wall outlets. When travelling to Malawi 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 in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged when powering up.

These instructions show you how to connect the Malawian power outlet to the tablet 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 Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle version is identified by the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle software update which ensures you have the latest features for your device. For further information go to the support website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

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

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

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

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

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation and visiting multiple countries then the best travel charger for Malawi to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by switching the plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices.

This will allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate travel adapters. Because you are only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at an airport or on a plane. Due to their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter online. The travel adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Malawi

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but 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 can be necessary when visiting regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Malawi 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 most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Malawi using type B 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 America using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Malawi.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Malawi?

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

Learn how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Malawian power outlet by using micro USB Type B connector and a three pin Type G USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Malawian 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 by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. The plug outlet (technically known as the Type G power outlet [3]) can be identified by the three slots with plastic shutters in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB cord into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the foot of your Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Malawian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the Kindle battery life lasts approximately 7 to 8 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Malawian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malawi - wikipedia entry about Malawi
  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