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

Paraguayan power outlet to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation

Paraguayan power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you are abroad.This page contains a guide telling you exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Paraguay using the 220 volt 50Hz Type C Paraguayan power outlet, with the Paraguayans using Europlugs for charging. If you are visiting Paraguay from another country make sure the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v ensure your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overheating during charging. If you intend to stay in a place like AsunciĆ³n or Ciudad del Este please refer to the Paraguayan country Wiki page [1] for more indepth information.

This guide shows how to connect the Paraguayan power outlet to the and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire 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 back. This page assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire OS operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle firmware update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. For more information go to the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Paraguay

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

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

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What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Paraguay?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation then the best travel charger for Paraguay is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger.

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of power adapters along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. This will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to buy individual power adapters. By only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

We suggest searching for a versatile power charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Paraguay

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is useful for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Paraguay 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 most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Paraguay using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Paraguay. [7]
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Paraguay?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Paraguayan power outlet

Using USB Micro type B cord with a Europlug Type C USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Paraguayan power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Paraguayan 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. Insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Paraguayan power outlet. The power supply is identified by 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top of your 7" Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Paraguayan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the Forth Generation Kindle Fire battery life should last 8 to 11 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Paraguayan power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Paraguayan 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 between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 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, priced between $5 to $10 USD (around £5 GBP / under C$15).
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated price around $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).