Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Mauritius

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Mauritian power outlet by using USB micro Type B cable and a three pinned Type G power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Type C Europlug USB plug.

Mauritian power outlet

Complicated combinations of standards and plugs can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Mauritius. This guide was written to prepare visitors wanting to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when they are visiting Mauritius.The following simple instructions shows what you'll need to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you're visiting Mauritius using their types G or C Mauritian 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, a majority of Mauritians typically use the Type G sockets in their wall outlets. Most power sources will vary depending on which region you in therefore we recommend reading the WikiConnections global power supplies list where you'll find a full list showing powering devices in different regions and countries. When you are visiting Mauritius from a different region please make sure your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in 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. If you intend to visit a Mauritian city such as Port Louis we recommend reading the Wikipedia.org entry about Mauritius [1] for more indepth information on travelling to the location.

This guide shows you how to connect the Mauritian power outlet to the and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This make of the Kindle tablet is recognised by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation software update which ensures you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. For further information go to the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Mauritius

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Mauritius?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Mauritian power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Mauritius?

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation then the best travel adapter for Mauritius to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two types of wall outlets in Mauritius (types G and C) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G.

Because these 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 changing the supplied plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB travel chargers and additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring multiple power chargers. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at the airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers 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 with only a single power outlet.

If you travel often we recommend buying an adaptable power adapter of this nature online. The travel adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Mauritius

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 most popular portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Mauritius using type B US 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 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 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Mauritius.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Mauritius?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Mauritian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Mauritian power outlet by using USB micro Type B cable and a three pinned Type G power charger.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Mauritian power outlet you will need 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 into the Mauritian power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 3 vertical rectangular slots with shutters in a triangle shape.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top right of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Mauritian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes approximately around 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life is approximately 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Mauritian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Mauritian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using type B USB cable with a three pin Type C Europlug power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Mauritian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Mauritian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the Mauritian power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the two plug outlet pins go.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB micro type B connector into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the top of the Kindle located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Mauritian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD display will show a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD takes under 6 hours to fully charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation should last roughly 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Mauritian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauritius - Wikipedia.org entry about Mauritius
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201596990&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=WFISVHSRCRSZTJA4 - Kindle Fire HD 6 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 6 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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C 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