Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Seychelles

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Seychellois power outlet with Type B Micro USB cable with a three pinned Type G power charger.

Seychellois power outlet

Varying different standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning to visit another country if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you are travelling to Seychelles.When planning a trip to Seychelles the following instructions show how to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by using the 240 volt 50Hz G Type Seychellois plug outlet, the Seychellois will use a 13 amp plug for power outlets. You will find power supplies vary depending on which country you taking a trip to so please read our Wiki Connections global power supplies guide for a complete list of destinations. When you are travelling to Seychelles from another country double check the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure that your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from overheating when powering up.

The following page shows you how to connect the Seychellois power outlet to the 6 inch Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire is recognised 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. This page assumes you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation Fire OS, however if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle OS update to ensure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your Kindle. For more information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Seychelles

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Seychelles.

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

If travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation then the best international travel charger for Seychelles to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the included plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB power chargers, along with compatibility with more power demanding devices.

Having a four port adapter will also allow you to power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers. By only needing a single international travel charger will keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used when you return home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

If you travel regularly we suggest buying this type of versatile power charger at an electronics retailer, the travel adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Seychelles

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Seychelles and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Seychelles using type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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 and gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 Seychelles.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Seychelles?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Seychellois power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using USB Type B connector and a Type G USB adapter to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Seychellois power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Seychellois power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly plug the Type G USB power adapter into the power supply. This plug supply (known as the Type G power outlet [3]) looks like 3 rectangular holes with shutters in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB type B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top right of your tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Seychellois power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the tablet will display a charge icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during charging. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 7 - 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Seychellois power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seychelles - wikipedia web page about Seychelles
  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/typeG.htm - Type G 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 G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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