Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when visiting Reunion

Reunionese power outlet to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation

Reunionese power outlet

Various voltages and plugs can often be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country if you've never been there before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation . This page was specifically written to prevent people having to worry if they'll be able to power their Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation abroad.This page has instructions showing you exactly what you'll need to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Reunion using their standard 220 volt 50Hz Type E power outlet, with the Reunionnais using CEE 7/5 French sockets for wall outlets. If travelling to Reunion from a different country make sure the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v check your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from overloading when charging it.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Reunionese power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. 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. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation firmware update which makes sure you have the latest features for your device. For more information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Reunion

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

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

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Reunion?

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation then the best travel charger for Reunion to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by changing the plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these USB travel chargers and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers this means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters on your Reunionese trip. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers without using up an additional power outlet.

If you travel to different continents we recommend buying this type of flexible power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer - the multipurpose power charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Reunion

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however 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 or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Reunion and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 option for travellers originating from America visiting Reunion.
  • 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 from America using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Reunion.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Reunion?

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Reunionese power outlet

Using Type B USB micro cord and a Type E power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Reunionese power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Reunionese power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type E USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by two 4.8mm circular holes 19mm adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins go along with one metal grounding pin protruding in the top to form a triangular configuration.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB type B cord into the bottom of the mains power 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 Fire Forth Generation situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Reunionese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes roughly under 6 hours to fully charge however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. The Fire battery life should last approximately 7 - 8 hours depending on use. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Reunionese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%C3%A9union - wikipedia web page about Reunion
  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/typeE.htm - Type E 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 E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E 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. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters