Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a power outlet in Rwanda

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Rwandan power outlet by using Micro USB type B connector and a Type C Europlug USB charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a three pin Type J power plug.

Rwandan power outlet

Varying different standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially for the first time traveller. This page has been written to help prepare travellers wanting to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation abroad.This simple guide tells you how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when staying in Rwanda using their standard Type J or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If visiting Rwanda from a different country please make sure your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating whilst powering it.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Rwandan power outlet to your Kids Edition Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume you have installed OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle firmware update which makes sure you have the most up to date fixes for your device. For further information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Rwanda

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Rwandan power outlet by using a power adaptor.

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

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation or visiting more than one country then the best travel power adapter for Rwanda is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of wall outlets that Rwandans use (types J 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 Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters and additional support for certain power hungry devices. Having a four port adapter means you can power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power chargers on your Rwandan trip. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at an airport or on the flight. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Rwanda

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, 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 useful when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Rwanda and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Rwanda using 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 America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Rwanda.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Rwanda?

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

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Rwandan power outlet by using Micro USB type B connector and a Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Rwandan power outlet you will need to use 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 Rwandan power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the two circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B USB cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the foot of the situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Rwandan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation screen will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes under 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity, however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is around 7 to 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Rwandan power outlet

How to use a Type J power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Rwandan power outlet

Using Type B Micro USB cable and a Type J power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Rwandan power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Rwandan power outlet you will need to use a Type J USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type J USB power adapter into the wall supply. This flattened hexagon shaped wall outlet (sometimes called the Type J power outlet [7]) looks like 3 round holes forming a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the foot of the tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Rwandan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. The battery life on your Fire lasts 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Type J power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Rwandan power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rwanda - Rwandan 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=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, estimated price between $10 to $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / under C$20).
  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, estimated price under $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$5-C$10).
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeJ.htm - Type J power outlet
  8. Type J USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type J mains power outlet, under $15 USD (£20-£25 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).