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

Using type B Micro USB cord and a Type C power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Prinicipe power outlet and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a two pinned Schuko Type F power plug.

Prinicipe power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country for the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Principe. If you are travelling to Principe these instructions show how to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using their standard types F or C Prinicipe 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are travelling to Principe from another country please make sure that your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged whilst powering it.

This guide shows you how to connect the Prinicipe power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Visit the Amazon page to see the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back 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 manufacturers 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 Principe

Can the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation be used in Principe?

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

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

If you are travelling to more than one country the best international travel power adapter for Principe is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of plug sockets that Prinicipians use (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these USB travel adapters plus compatibility with more power hungry devices. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port adapter means you can power multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers or using up additional wall outlets. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage as well as being suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at the airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling often we recommend searching for a versatile travel charger similar to this online. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Principe

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 Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Principe 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 compact power converter for travellers originating from America going to Principe.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Principe.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Principe?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Prinicipe power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB cord and a Type C power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Prinicipe power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Prinicipe power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Prinicipe power outlet. This unearthed wall supply (known as the Europlug) can be identified by the two round adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the base of the Kindle located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Prinicipe power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. The battery life on the Forth Generation Kindle Fire lasts 7 - 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Prinicipe power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

Using USB micro Type B cord and a three pinned Schuko Type F power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Prinicipe power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using 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 the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by two round holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the twin pins sit along with metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the foot of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Prinicipe power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around under 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity, however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device whilst charging. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation should last around 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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 Kids Edition tablet 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 country page 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=201642330&linkId=DIYALF77Y2U4CRVP - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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 Kids Edition tablet 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters