How to charge your Kindle Fire from a power outlet in Saint Pierre

How to connect a St Pierrais power outlet to a Kindle Fire

St Pierrais power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can often be confusing when planning to stay in another country especially if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your Kindle Fire in Saint Pierre. This guide has been written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire when you're in Saint Pierre.When you're travelling to Saint Pierre these useful instructions show powering your Kindle Fire by using the standard 230 volt 50Hz Type E power outlet, the Saint-Pierrais will use a CEE 7/5 French socket for charging. You will discover power sockets are different from country to country therefore please read the Wiki Connections global power sockets guide for a full list showing powering devices in different destinations. If visiting Saint Pierre from a different country double check the Kindle Fire can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure the Kindle Fire is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the St Pierrais power outlet to your tablet. These recommendations assume that you have installed the most recent version of the firmware for the Kindle tablet, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire OS update which makes sure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire device support [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire in Saint Pierre

Can the Kindle Fire be used in Saint Pierre?

You can connect a Kindle Fire to a St Pierrais power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire in Saint Pierre?

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire and visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Saint Pierre is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your Kindle Fire is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel adapters for your St Pierrais trip. Because you are only needing to bring a single international travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire at the airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we recommend buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Pierre

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting regions 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 Saint Pierre using 3 pin type B US 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 North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Saint Pierre. [6] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire in Saint Pierre?

Powering a Kindle Fire with a St Pierrais power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using USB micro Type B cable and a three pin Type E USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire from a St Pierrais power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire using a St Pierrais power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type E USB power adapter in the St Pierrais power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by the two adjacent holes with a single long metal earth pin protruding in the top to form a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB micro Type B cord into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Switch on the St Pierrais power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. It takes between 4 hours to 12 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to take longer depending on the model of Fire you have, the strength of the power charger and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire with a St Pierrais power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia entry about Saint Pierre
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire device support
  3. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  4. Type E USB power adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on Type E USB chargers which are placed 19mm apart and may include a hole for an earthing pin, priced at between $10 to $15 USD (£5-£10 GBP / under C$20).
  5. 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 between $5 to $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / under C$10).
  6. 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).