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

Using USB micro Type B cable with a Europlug Type C USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Surinamese power outlet and charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Type F power charger.

Surinamese power outlet

Various region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country to the first time traveller. 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 the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Suriname. These instructions were written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you're going abroad.The following simple guide will show you what you'll need to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when travelling to Suriname by using their F or C type 127 volt 60Hz plug outlets. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charges slowly or does not power up when travelling to Suriname from another region check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Devices which come from a different country which use a higher voltage such as 220 volts may take longer to charge or won't power up, so check your device is dual voltage (usually marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to ensure proper use.

This guide shows you how to connect the Surinamese power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle tablet can be recognised 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 rear of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle firmware update which ensures you have all the latest features for your Kindle Fire. For further information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Suriname

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

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

Suriname

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Suriname?

If travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Suriname is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different standards of wall outlets that Surinamers use (types F and C) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these power adapters, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger will also allow you to power multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel adapters or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at an airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile travel charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Suriname

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 the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Suriname and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from America going to Suriname.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just one 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Suriname. [9]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Suriname?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Surinamese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using USB micro Type B cable with a Europlug Type C USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Surinamese power outlet.

  1. In order to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Surinamese 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. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 2 adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the top right of your Kindle tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Surinamese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life is 7 - 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Surinamese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

Using USB Micro type B connector and a three pin Type F Schuko USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Surinamese power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Surinamese power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it into the Surinamese power outlet. You can recognise the wall supply by two large circular adjacent holes next to each other along with a pair of two thin grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in 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 6 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the top right of the tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Surinamese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device 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 may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The Kindle battery life is around 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Surinamese power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Suriname Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 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 at between $10 to $15 USD (around £10 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 cost between $5 to $10 USD (around £5 GBP / under C$15).
  7. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, between $10 to $15 USD (£15-£20 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, costs between $15 to $20 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).