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

A page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Maltese power outlet with micro USB Type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter.

Maltese power outlet

Various frequencies and region codes can often be daunting when planning to stay in another country especially for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Malta. This guide shows what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you're in Malta by using a standard 230 volt 50Hz Type G Maltese wall outlet, with the Maltese using a 13 amp plug for charging. When you are visiting Malta from a different country check your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overloading when powering up. If you intend to visit a Maltese place like Birkirkara please read the Maltese Wiki page [1] for more information on visiting the area.

These instructions show you how to connect the Maltese 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 range. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle version can be recognised by the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle OS update to make sure you have all the latest fixes for your device. For further information go to 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 Malta

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

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

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

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Malta to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

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 included 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 power chargers plus support for certain power demanding devices. Having a four port charger means you can charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual travel adapters on your trip to Malta or occupying additional power outlets. By only needing to pack 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 and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel chargers can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying an adaptable power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

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 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 or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Malta using 3 pinned type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one 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 Malta. [7]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Malta?

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

A page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Maltese power outlet with micro USB Type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Maltese 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 Maltese power outlet. The plug outlet, technically known as the Type G power outlet [3], can be recognised by the three vertical rectangular holes with plastic shutters forming a triangular shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect one end of the type B USB cord 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 tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Maltese 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 the device 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 tablet battery life is 7 - 8 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Maltese power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Maltese Wiki page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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, between $10 to $15 USD (around £20 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, estimated price 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, around $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).