Charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in Principe

Using micro USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Prinicipe power outlet and charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a two pin Type F USB adapter.

Prinicipe power outlet

Various combinations of standards and voltages can all be daunting when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. However this isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to buy in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 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 6 4th generation when you're travelling abroad.If planning a trip to Principe these instructions show powering the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by using the types F or C 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will find power supplies differ depending on which region you are travelling to so please read the power supplies and Africa page for a full list of regions and countries. When you are travelling to Principe from another country ensure your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it.

These instructions show how to connect the Prinicipe power outlet to your Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify 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 rear. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation Fire OS, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle firmware update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle. For further information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Principe

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Prinicipe power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries then the best travel power adapter for Principe is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two standards of plug sockets that Prinicipians use (F and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by changing the heads over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these types of travel chargers along with compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers on your Prinicipe trip. By only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers using only a single power outlet.

We recommend buying a versatile power charger of this nature online; the travel adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Principe

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Principe using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Principe.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Principe?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Prinicipe power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using micro USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Prinicipe power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Prinicipe power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Prinicipe power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the two round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the top of your tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Prinicipe power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Prinicipe power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

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

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Prinicipe power outlet using USB Micro type B cord with a 3 pin Type F USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Prinicipe power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by inserting the Type F USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the power supply by the two 4.8mm round holes 19 mm apart from each other and a pair of thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Micro Type B connector into the bottom of the USB 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 can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Prinicipe power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Fire will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation lasts roughly 7 to 8 hours depending on use. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Prinicipe power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A3o_Tom%C3%A9_and_Pr%C3%ADncipe - Principe entry on wikipedia
  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/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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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