Charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when planning a trip to Uruguay

Instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Uruguayan power outlet with Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter, charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Type F Schuko power adapter and how to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a 3 pin Type L power adapter

Uruguayan power outlet

Complicated combinations of region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning on travelling to another country for the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of standards being used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation . If visiting Uruguay these instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by using their standard F, C, I or L type Uruguayan 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, Type F wall outlets are normally used by most Uruguayans. If you are visiting Uruguay from another country make sure that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Uruguayan power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This particular version of Kindle can be identified by the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the latest features for your Kindle. Visit the support website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

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

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Uruguay by using a power adaptor.

Uruguay

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation then the best travel charger for Uruguay to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are four different types of power outlets that Uruguayans use (F, C, I and L) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to different places we suggest searching for a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Uruguay

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 visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Uruguay 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Uruguay.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico 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 at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 Uruguay. [11]
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Uruguay?

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

A guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Uruguayan power outlet with Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Uruguayan 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. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Uruguayan power outlet. The power supply, sometimes called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, can be recognised by 2 circular holes next to each other where the two plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the bottom of your Kindle tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Uruguayan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire Forth Generation will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life should last 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Uruguayan power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Uruguayan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using USB Micro type B connector and a 3 pin Type F USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Uruguayan power outlet.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Uruguayan power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the two 4.8mm round holes 19 mm apart from each other for live and neutral pins and a pair of thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the bottom of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Uruguayan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kids Edition Kindle takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation lasts around 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Uruguayan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

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

Using Type B USB Micro connector with a Type L USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Uruguayan power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Uruguayan power outlet you will need to use a Type L USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type L USB power adapter into the Uruguayan power outlet. You can identify the hexagon shaped power supply by the three round holes forming a line. Note there are two variations of Type L power supply, one rated at 10 amps and one for 16 amps. A 10 amp version has 4mm pins spaced 5.5mm apart, and the 16 amp version has larger 5mm round pins which are spaced 8mm apart.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Micro type B connector into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the bottom of your Kids Edition Kindle Fire located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Uruguayan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kids Edition Kindle will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life lasts around 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type L power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Uruguayan power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Uruguayan country wikipedia page
  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, 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, 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 (around £15 GBP / under C$20).
  9. iec.ch - Type L power outlet
  10. Type L USB power adapter - Earthed Type L USB chargers comprise of three 4mm pins placed in parallel 5.5mm apart, between $10 to $15 USD (£25-£30 GBP / around C$15).
  11. 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).