How to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when staying in Tristan da Cunha

A step by step guide showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Tristanian power outlet by using Type B micro USB cord and a Type G power charger.

Tristanian power outlet

Differing region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially to the first time traveller. This page has been 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 staying abroad.This guide shows what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you are travelling to Tristan da Cunha by using the standard 240 volt 50Hz Type G Tristanian plug outlet, with the Tristanians using 13 amp plugs for power outlets. When you are visiting Tristan da Cunha from a different country double check your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure 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 converter to prevent the device from being damaged during charging.

This guide shows you how to connect the Tristanian power outlet to the Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire series. We recommend visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise this Kindle tablet 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 firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation update which ensures you have all the latest fixes for your device. 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 Tristan da Cunha

Can the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation be used in Tristan da Cunha?

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

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Tristan da Cunha?

If travelling to more than one country the best travel power adapter for Tristan da Cunha to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

This means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers. Only packing a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for a flexible travel charger like this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Tristan da Cunha

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power supplies. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Tristan da Cunha 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 power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Tristan da Cunha using 3 pinned type B American 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 originating from North America using type B plugs. This offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Tristan da Cunha.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Tristan da Cunha?

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

Using Type B micro USB cord and a Type G power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Tristanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Tristanian 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. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the Tristanian power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 3 slots containing shutters in a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into 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 foot of your Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Tristanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The battery life on your Fire should last 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 battery life.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Tristanian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Helena,_Ascension_and_Tristan_da_Cunha - Wikipedia entry about Tristan da Cunha
  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, between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 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, 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, under $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$15-C$20).