Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Saint Martin

Instructions on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a St Martins power outlet with USB Type B cord with a three pin Type C USB charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a double pinned Type F USB plug.

St Martins power outlet

Varying different region codes and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in another country if you've never been there before. This page was written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when staying in Saint Martin.If you're planning a holiday to Saint Martin the following useful instructions show how to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by using their standard F or C type St Martins 230 volt 60Hz plug outlets, you will discover a majority of Saint Martins normally use the Type F power outlets. If you are visiting Saint Martin from another region check that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it. If you intend to stay in a St Martins city like Marigot or Rambaud please refer to the St Martins country Wiki page [1] for more indepth information.

This guide shows how to connect the St Martins power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation 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. This page assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle OS update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your device. For more information visit the manufacturers site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Saint Martin

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a St Martins power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Saint Martin?

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation then the best travel charger for Saint Martin to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Saint Martins use two different types of power outlets (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can support Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers on your St Martins trip. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Martin

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These power adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Saint Martin using type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 originating from America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Saint Martin. [9]
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Saint Martin?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a St Martins power outlet

Instructions on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a St Martins power outlet with USB Type B cord with a three pin Type C USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a St Martins power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. This unearthed plug supply (known as a Type C power outlet [3]) can be recognised by 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top of your Kindle tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the St Martins power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life should last 8 to 11 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a St Martins power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a St Martins power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

A page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a St Martins power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pinned Type F USB charger.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the St Martins 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. Begin the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it in the wall supply. This recessed round plug supply (sometimes known as a Schuko outlet or Type F power outlet [7]) can be recognised by two circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral, plus thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top of your Kindle Fire Forth Generation found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the St Martins power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life should last 8 to 11 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a St Martins power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - St Martins country Wiki page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 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, priced at between $10 to $15 USD (around £10 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 cost under $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$10-C$15).
  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, 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, costing between $15 to $20 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).