How to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when staying in Saint Helena

Using micro USB Type B cable with a Type G power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a St Helenian power outlet.

St Helenian power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country if you've never visited before. This guide was specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you are travelling abroad.This page has instructions showing exactly how to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when going to Saint Helena by using the standard 240 volt 50Hz Type G St Helenian plug outlet, with the St Helenians using 13 amp plugs for power outlets. When you are visiting Saint Helena from a different region make sure that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating when charging it.

These instructions show you how to connect the St Helenian power outlet to the Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation operating system, however if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle OS update which ensures you have the most up-to-date features for your Kindle Fire. Go to the support site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

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

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a St Helenian power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Saint Helena?

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel power adapter for Saint Helena to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters on your trip to Saint Helena. Because you are only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend searching for a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Helena

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come 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 travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Saint Helena using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Saint Helena.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Saint Helena?

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

Using USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a St Helenian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a 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 the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 3 slots containing plastic shutters forming a triangular pattern for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the bottom of the Kindle found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the St Helenian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around under 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle tablet lasts approximately 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 the charging process and battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a St Helenian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Helena,_Ascension_and_Tristan_da_Cunha - Saint Helena country entry on wikipedia.org
  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/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 Kids Edition tablet 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters