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

Using micro USB Type B cable with a Europlug Type C USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Brazilian power outlet and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a 3 pinned Type N USB plug.

Brazilian power outlet

Brazil uses 2 different types of voltage depending on the location - both 127 volts and 240 volts. Always ensure that you familiarise yourself with the voltage of the outlet prior to using any electrical appliance in a Brazilian power outlet. Instructions on this page assume that you understand which voltage you will be using, however the safest option is always to use a dual voltage device or appliance.

Various region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country to the first time traveller. The following step-by-step guide will show you what you'll need to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when travelling to Brazil using their Type N or C Brazilian 60Hz wall outlets, please be aware Type N wall outlets will be normally used by most Brazilians. Power sources differ depending on which country you're taking a trip to so please read our Wikiconnections travel power connections page for a complete list of powering devices in different countries. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation doesn't power up or recharges slowly when you are visiting Brazil from a different country please check that it is compatible with a Brazilian power supply. Typically devices which originated from a country which use a higher voltage (for example 220 volts) sometimes take longer to charge or won't turn on, check that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to ensure proper use.

This guide shows you how to connect the Brazilian power outlet to the Kids Edition Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page for the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle is recognised by the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation update to ensure you have the most up to date fixes for your device. Visit the manufacturers website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

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

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

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

Brazil

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

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation or visiting multiple countries then the best travel charger for Brazil is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Brazilians use two different standards of power outlets (N and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your type of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power adapters, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring multiple power chargers for your trip. Because you are only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile power charger at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Brazil

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Brazil and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Brazil 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 just 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Brazil. [9]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Brazil?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Brazilian power outlet

Using micro USB Type B cable with a Europlug Type C USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Brazilian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Brazilian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the wall outlet. The plug supply can be recognised by the two circular holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral. Prior to 1st January 2010 buildings use this power outlet.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the bottom of the Kids Edition Kindle found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Brazilian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life is 7 to 8 hours depending on use. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Brazilian power outlet

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

Using micro USB Type B cable with a Type N power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Brazilian power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Brazilian power outlet you will need a Type N USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type N USB power adapter and plugging it in the power outlet. You can identify the flattened hexagon shaped power supply by three large round holes forming a triangle configuration for live, neutral and earth pins. Please note that since 2010 buildings will use this power supply.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power 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 on the foot of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Brazilian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will show a charging icon which indicates 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 be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle should last approximately 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type N power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Brazilian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Brazilian entry on wikipedia.org
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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, costing under $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-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, between $5 to $10 USD (around £5 GBP / under C$15).
  7. iec.ch - Type N power outlet
  8. Type N USB power adapter - The three 4mm rounded pins on a grounded Brazilian Type N USB charger form a flattened triangular pattern, under $15 USD (£35-£40 GBP / C$15-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).