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

Instructions showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Trinidad power outlet with Type B USB micro cord with a Type A USB adapter and how to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a three pinned Type B power plug.

Trinidad power outlet

If planning a trip to Trinidad it can be useful to know if you'll be able to charge your common gadgets like mobile phones and cameras when you arrive. However, by not knowing which power socket is used you are more likely to bring the wrong charger, therefore leaving you needing to borrow a suitable power adaptor when you need it. Differing standards and voltages can often cause confusion when planning to travel to another country, especially to the first time traveller. These guidelines were specifically written to stop people having to worry if they'll be able to power their Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when they're abroad.If you're travelling to Trinidad this page contains useful instructions showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by using the B or A type Trinidad 115 volt 60Hz plug outlets, most Trinidadians normally use the Type B plugs in their plug outlets. You will find power sockets differ depending on which country you are travelling to therefore we suggest reading the North America page for a full list of countries. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when you are travelling to Trinidad from another country please check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Devices which originate from a country which use a higher voltage such as 240 volts sometimes take longer to charge or won't power up, so check your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is a dual voltage device (you'll find these are usually indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to ensure proper use.

These instructions show how to connect the Trinidad power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Visit the Amazon page for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This particular make of Kindle Fire is recognised by the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 Fire OS operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle firmware update to ensure you have the latest features for your tablet. For more information visit the support site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

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

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Trinidad power outlet.

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

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best travel adapter for Trinidad to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of wall outlets in Trinidad (types B and A) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type A. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these travel adapters and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring seperate power adapters on your Trinidad trip or occupying additional wall sockets. Only needing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at the airport or on a flight. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger at your preferred electronics retailer - the multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Trinidad

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting counties with unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Trinidad and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Trinidad using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Trinidad. [9] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Trinidad?

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

Instructions showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Trinidad power outlet with Type B USB micro cord with a Type A USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Trinidad 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. Insert the Type A USB power adapter into the Trinidad power outlet. This unearthed plug outlet, sometimes called the Type A power outlet [3], is identified by 2 adjacent slots next to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB micro Type B connector into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the bottom of your located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Trinidad power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Fire will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The Kids Edition Kindle battery life lasts approximately 7 - 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Trinidad power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Trinidad power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Instructions showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Trinidad power outlet with Type B USB micro cord with a Type B USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Trinidad 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. Plug the Type B USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 2 thin slots next to each other for live and neutral blades with a hole below for the longer ground pin.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro Type B connector into the mains USB 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 at the bottom of your located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Trinidad power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Fire screen will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 7 - 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Trinidad power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia web page about Trinidad
  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 (around £10 GBP / under C$20).