How to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a power outlet in Puerto Rico

Instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Puerto Rican power outlet by using Type B USB connector with a Type A power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Type B power charger.

Puerto Rican power outlet

Various voltages and region codes can all be daunting when planning to travel to a different country, especially if you've never been there before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Puerto Rico. This page was specifically written to prevent visitors needing to worry if they can power their Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when they're going to Puerto Rico.This page contains simple instructions showing exactly what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Puerto Rico using their Type B or A Puerto Rican 120 volt 60Hz wall outlets, most Puerto Ricans will typically use the Type B sockets in their power outlets. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when visiting Puerto Rico from another country then check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Normally devices which come from another country which use a higher voltage (for example 220 volts) may take longer to charge or won't power up, so check your device is dual voltage (normally marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to ensure proper use.

These instructions show you how to connect the Puerto Rican power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle tablet can be recognised by the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear. This guide assumes you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation operating system, however if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle software update which ensures you have the latest features for your tablet. For further information go to the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Puerto Rico

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Puerto Rico by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Puerto Rico?

If travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation the best travel power adapter for Puerto Rico to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different standards of wall outlets that Puerto Ricans use (types B and A) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for type A.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your type of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel adapters for your Puerto Rican trip. Because you are only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling and suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at an airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile travel charger at an electronics retailer; the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Puerto Rico

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting counties with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Puerto Rico.
  • 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 North America using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Puerto Rico. [9] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Puerto Rico?

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

Using USB Type B cable with a Type A USB adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Puerto Rican power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Puerto Rican power outlet you'll need a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type A USB power adapter into the Puerto Rican power outlet. The power supply (technically known as a Type A power outlet [3]) can be recognised by the two adjacent slots.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the foot of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Puerto Rican power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle tablet display will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition Forth Generation battery life is around 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
How to use a Type A power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Puerto Rican power outlet

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

A step-by-step guide showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Puerto Rican power outlet with type B Micro USB cord with a 3 pinned Type B power charger.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Puerto Rican power outlet you will need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type B USB power adapter in the power supply. This wall supply, technically known as the Type B power outlet [7], is recognised by 2 slots next to each other with a single semicircle shaped hole below for the earthed pin.
  3. Connect the USB end of the micro USB Type B connector into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the base of the Kindle tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Puerto Rican power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kids Edition Kindle takes around 6 hours to completely recharge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. The battery life on the Forth Generation Kindle Fire should last around 7 - 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 battery life and the recharging process.
How to use a Type B power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Puerto Rican power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia entry about Puerto Rico
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type A USB power adapter - An unearthed Type A USB charger has 2 parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes near the tip of each blade, costing around $5 USD (around £1 GBP / C$25-C$30).
  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 (£5-£10 GBP / around C$10).
  7. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - 3 pinned Type B USB chargers have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes in the end of each blade, between $5 to $10 USD (£20-£25 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).