Charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when visiting Reunion

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Reunionese power outlet using type B USB micro cable and a Type E USB charger.

Reunionese power outlet

Varying complicated frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of standards being used in the world this article shows exactly what to purchase in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation . These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you are abroad.When you are visiting Reunion this page has instructions showing you charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by using a 220 volt 50Hz Type E wall outlet, the Reunionese will use CEE 7/5 French sockets for charging. If you are travelling to Reunion from a different region please check the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Reunionese power outlet to your Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle model can be identified by the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume you are using Fire operating system 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 latest fixes for your tablet. For further information visit the manufacturers site 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 Reunion

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

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

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

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation the best international travel adapter for Reunion to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. As 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 included plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters along with support for more power demanding devices like tablets. This will also allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel adapters for your Reunionese trip. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to Reunion we suggest searching for an adaptable travel charger of this nature online; the travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

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 charge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Reunion 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 converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Reunion.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and gives almost the same functionality 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 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 charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Reunion?

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

Using type B USB Micro cable and a Type E USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Reunionese power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Reunionese power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type E USB power adapter and inserting it in the wall supply. You can identify the power supply by the two large holes 19mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins with a metal earth pin protruding in the top forming a triangle pattern.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B Micro USB 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 Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Reunionese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in 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 tablet takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Forth Generation Kindle Fire battery life lasts 7 to 8 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Reunionese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%C3%A9union - Reunion 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/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 Kids Edition tablet 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters