Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when visiting Greece

A step by step guide showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Greek power outlet with USB micro Type B cable and a three pin Europlug Type C power charger and powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Schuko Type F USB adapter.

Greek power outlet

Various combinations of standards and voltages can often cause confusion when planning to stay in another country, especially if you've never visited before. These instructions were specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation abroad.The following instructions will show you what you'll need to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you're visiting Greece by using their Type F or C Greek 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, please be aware that Type F power outlets are typically used by a majority of Greeks. Most power sockets change from country to country so we recommend that you read the Wikiconnections world power connections guide for a full list of regions and countries. When you are visiting Greece from a different region please make sure your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure that your device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from being damaged during charging.

These instructions show how to connect the Greek power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle Fire version is identified by the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes that you are using OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle update to ensure you have the latest set of features for your device. For further 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 Greece

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Greece?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Greek power outlet.

Greece

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

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation the best travel adapter for Greece to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Greeks use two different types of plug sockets (types F and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the included heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of power adapters, plus compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters this will also allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring seperate power adapters. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at the airport or on a flight. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers using just a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile power charger at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Greece

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unstable power grids. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Greece 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 is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half the 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Greece. [9]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Greece?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Greek power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

A step by step guide showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Greek power outlet with USB micro Type B cable and a three pin Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. In order to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Greek power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by two circular holes next to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Micro USB type B connector into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the base of the Kindle Fire Forth Generation situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Greek power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation display will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes approximately around 6 hours to completely recharge, but this may be longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kids Edition Kindle Fire battery life lasts approximately 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Greek power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Greek power outlet

Using type B USB connector with a Type F Schuko USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Greek power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Greek power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to plug in the Type F USB power adapter into the Greek power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by the two circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the two plug outlet pins go, plus metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the bottom of the Kids Edition Kindle Fire found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Greek power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kids Edition Kindle Fire takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The battery life on your should last 7 - 8 hours. For more information on charging the Fire please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Greek power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Greek Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, costing under $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-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, estimated cost between $5 to $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / around C$10).
  7. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, costs between $10 to $15 USD (around £15 GBP / under C$20).
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).