How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in Peru

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Peruvian power outlet with Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger, how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a double pin Type A USB adapter and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a three pinned Type B USB adapter

Peruvian power outlet

If you are packing for a holiday it can be useful to know in advance if you'll be able to use all your common gadgets like mobiles or laptop computers when you arrive. Without knowing which wall socket to expect you are more likely to bring the wrong power adaptor, leaving you needing to purchase a suitable charger when you arrive. Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can all be daunting when planning to stay in a different country to the first time traveller. This page has simple instructions demonstrating exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you're visiting Peru by using the standard C, A or B type 220 volt 60Hz power outlets, please be aware that Type C wall outlets will be normally used by most Peruvians. When you are visiting Peru from a different country make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating when charging it.

These instructions show you how to connect the Peruvian power outlet to your and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle Fire model can be recognised by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the firmware for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle software update to make sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. For further information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Peru

Can the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation be used in Peru?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Peruvian power outlet.

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What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Peru?

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation then the best international travel charger for Peru is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Peruvians use three different types of plug sockets (C, A and B) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and C.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these power chargers, along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Having a 4 port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers for your Peruvian trip or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest searching for a flexible power charger similar to this online, the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Peru

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 6 4th generation, however 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 useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Peru.
  • 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 originating from North America using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Peru. [11]
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Peru?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Peruvian power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pin Type A USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Peruvian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Peruvian power outlet you'll need to use a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type A USB power adapter in the Peruvian power outlet. This unearthed wall supply (technically known as the Type A power outlet [3]) can be identified by 2 slots next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the top right of your 6" Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Peruvian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity, but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 6" Forth Generation battery life is 7 - 8 hours depending on use. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Peruvian power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Peruvian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Peruvian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Peruvian power outlet you will need a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type B USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by two thin slots adjacent to each other with a hole below for the slightly longer earthed pin.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the top right of the Kindle Fire HD 6" Forth Generation found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Peruvian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. The tablet battery life lasts around 7 to 8 hours depending on use. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Peruvian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Peruvian power outlet

Using Micro USB type B connector and a Europlug Type C USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Peruvian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Peruvian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type C USB power adapter into the wall outlet. The plug outlet, sometimes known as a Type C power outlet [9] or Europlug, is recognised by the two circular adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top right of the Kindle Fire HD 6" Forth Generation found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Peruvian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle tablet display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 6" Forth Generation should last approximately 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Peruvian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Peruvian Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 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 between $10 to $15 USD (around £3 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, estimated price under $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$10-C$15).
  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, around $10 USD (£20-£25 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  9. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  10. 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 (around £10 GBP / under C$20).
  11. 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).