Charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when planning a trip to Mauritius

Using type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type G power charger to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Mauritian power outlet and powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Type C Europlug power adapter.

Mauritian power outlet

Varying complicated voltages and region codes can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country, especially if you've never been there before. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation . These instructions have been specifically written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation abroad.If staying in Mauritius this page contains useful instructions showing charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by using the types G or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, you will discover a majority of Mauritians normally use the Type G power outlets. If you are visiting Mauritius from another country ensure your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging it.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Mauritian power outlet to your and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can identify this Kindle model by the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, however if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. Visit the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

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

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Mauritius by using a power adaptor.

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

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation the best international travel adapter for Mauritius is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Mauritians use two different types of power outlets (types G and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your model of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets.

This will also allow you to charge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers on your trip or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only needing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of travel chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter online; the travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Mauritius

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Mauritius and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Mauritius.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Mauritius.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Mauritius?

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

Using Type B micro USB connector with a Type G USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Mauritian power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Mauritian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the wall supply. This power supply, technically called the Type G power outlet [3], can be identified by 3 vertical slots with plastic shutters in a triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB connector into the bottom of the USB 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 on the base of your Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Mauritian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes roughly under 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life lasts around 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Mauritian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

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

Using Micro USB type B cord with a three pin Type C USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Mauritian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the 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. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Mauritian power outlet. This unearthed power supply (sometimes called the Europlug or Type C power outlet [7]) is identified by the 2 round adjacent holes next to each other where the twin pins slide into.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB 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 bottom of your Kids Edition Kindle Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Mauritian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD is approximately 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Mauritian power outlet

See also

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