Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Saint Helena

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a St Helenian power outlet with USB Type B cord with a three pin Type G power charger.

St Helenian power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning on staying in a different country, especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need to buy in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation . These guidelines have been specifically written to prevent visitors worrying if they'll be able to power their Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when going abroad.This page contains a guide telling you how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when staying in Saint Helena using a standard 240 volt 50Hz G Type St Helenian wall outlet, the St Helenians will use a 13 amp plug for power outlets. When travelling to Saint Helena from a different region ensure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the 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 whilst powering it up. If you plan to visit a place like Jamestown or Half Tree Hollow we recommend reading the St Helenian Wikipedia web page [1] for more information.

These instructions show how to connect the St Helenian power outlet to your 7" Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle model can be identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation Fire operating system, if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation software update to ensure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your Kindle Fire. For further information visit the Amazon support site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Saint Helena

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Saint Helena?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a St Helenian power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Saint Helena?

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation and visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Saint Helena to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters along with additional support for more power hungry devices.

Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port charger means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate power adapters or occupying additional power sockets. By only needing to bring a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel adapter at an electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Helena

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Saint Helena 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 converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Saint Helena using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs. This gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at 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 Saint Helena. [7] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Saint Helena?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a St Helenian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a St Helenian power outlet with USB Type B cord with a three pin Type G power charger.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the St Helenian power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type G USB power adapter in the St Helenian power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by three holes with shutters in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Plug in the USB 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 7 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the top right of the found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the St Helenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the 7" Kindle Fire screen will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life is approximately 8 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a St Helenian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - St Helenian Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, costs between $10 to $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / around C$15).
  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$10-C$15).
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).