How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Malta

Using Type B USB micro cord with a 3 pin Type G USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Maltese power outlet.

Maltese power outlet

When packing for a holiday to Malta it's useful to know in advance if you'll be able to power any essential devices like mobiles and cameras that you'll be bringing with you. However, without knowing which wall socket is used you may end up either over packing with unnecessary spare adaptors or bring the wrong power charger, therefore leaving you having to purchase a suitable adaptor when you're there. Various standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning on travelling to a new country if you've never been there before. These guidelines were specifically written to assist visitors wanting to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when staying abroad.When you're staying in Malta the following useful instructions show how to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the standard 230 volt 50Hz G Type Maltese wall outlet, the Maltese will use 13 amp plugs for charging. When visiting Malta from another country double check the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that the device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from over-heating when charging it.

These instructions show how to connect the Maltese power outlet to your and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Visit the Amazon page for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire version is identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume you have installed Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation update which makes sure 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 Malta

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Malta.

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

If travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation the best international travel charger for Malta to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the included heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters, plus compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack seperate travel adapters. Only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at the airport or on a flight. Due to their versatility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without needing an additional power outlet.

For those travelling frequently we suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger at an electronics retailer, the power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Malta

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 visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power grids. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Malta.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 and gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Malta. [7]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Malta?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Maltese power outlet

Using Type B USB micro cord with a 3 pin Type G USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Maltese power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Maltese power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type G USB power adapter in the power outlet. The plug supply (known as the Type G power outlet [3]) looks like 3 rectangular holes with shutters forming a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top right of the tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Maltese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation screen will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire takes roughly under 6 hours to completely charge, but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is roughly 8 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Maltese power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia page about Malta
  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, estimated price under $15 USD (£20-£25 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, between $5 to $10 USD (around £5 GBP / under C$15).
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).