How to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a power outlet in Swaziland

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pin Type M USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Swazi power outlet.

Swazi power outlet

Various voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially for the first time traveller. If you're visiting Swaziland this page contains instructions showing you how to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using their 230 volt 50Hz M Type plug supply. If travelling to Swaziland from another country please ensure the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v make sure that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overheating when charging it.

This guide shows you how to connect the Swazi power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. We recommend visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle version can be recognised by the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the firmware for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, however if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation update which ensures you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle. For more 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 Swaziland

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Swazi power outlet.

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

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation the best travel charger for Swaziland is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these power adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers this means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to buy individual travel adapters. Only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling regularly we recommend searching for a multipurpose power charger similar to this online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Swaziland

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 converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Swaziland 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 Swaziland.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Swaziland.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Swaziland?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Swazi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pin Type M USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Swazi power outlet.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Swazi power outlet you will need to buy a Type M USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type M USB power adapter and plugging it into the wall outlet. This wall supply (technically known as the Type M power outlet [3]) looks like three large circular holes in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the base of the tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Swazi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around less than 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the tablet battery life is roughly 7 to 8 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Swazi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swaziland - Swazi 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/typeM.htm - Type M 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 M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M 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. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters