Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Morocco

Using Type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type C power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Moroccan power outlet and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Type E USB charger.

Moroccan power outlet

When packing for a holiday to Morocco it is useful to know if you'll be able to charge your common electronics when you're there. However, by not knowing which power supply to expect you are likely to bring the wrong charger, thereby leaving you needing to buy or borrow a potentially expensive adaptor on arrival that might not be compatible. Complicated standards and sockets can all be daunting when planning on visiting another country, especially to the first time traveller. This step by step guide will show you exactly what you'll need to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Morocco using their standard Type E or C 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets, please be aware Type E power outlets are typically used by most Moroccans. If visiting Morocco from a different country please ensure your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from over-heating when charging it.

The following guide shows you how to connect the Moroccan power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This guide assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation OS, if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation OS update which ensures you have all the latest features for your Kindle Fire. Visit the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Morocco

Can the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation be used in Morocco?

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

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

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation and visiting more than one country then the best travel power adapter for Morocco is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of plug sockets in Morocco (types E and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied heads. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these USB power chargers, and compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring individual power adapters on your trip. Only packing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones with just a single wall outlet.

If you travel to Morocco we suggest buying this type of versatile travel charger online. The travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Morocco

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 6 4th generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting regions with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Morocco and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 compact power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Morocco.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Morocco.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Morocco?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Moroccan power outlet

Using Micro USB type B cable and a Europlug Type C USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Moroccan power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Moroccan power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to plug the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by two round adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the top right of your Kindle tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Moroccan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation takes around under 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation lasts 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Moroccan power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Moroccan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using USB type B connector and a Type E USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Moroccan power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Moroccan power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type E USB power adapter into the wall supply. This recessed round wall outlet (known as the Type E power outlet [7] or CEE 7/7 plug) can be recognised by two circular holes 19mm adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins sit and a single metal grounding pin protruding in the top to form a triangle shape.
  3. Then 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 6 4th generation. At the top of your tablet situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Moroccan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the 6" Kindle Fire HD display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to fully recharge, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 7 - 8 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Moroccan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morocco - Moroccan 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=201596990&linkId=WFISVHSRCRSZTJA4 - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C 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 C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E 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