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

Instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Venezuelan power outlet by using Type B USB connector with a Type A power charger and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a 3 pinned Type B power plug.

Venezuelan power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and standards can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country especially to the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to stop visitors worrying if they can charge their Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when they're going abroad.This page contains useful instructions showing exactly what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you are in Venezuela by using their B or A type Venezuelan 120 volt 60Hz wall outlets. Most power sockets are different from country to country therefore please read the Wiki Connections global power sockets guide for a full list showing powering devices in different destinations. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation doesn't power up or recharges slowly when you are visiting Venezuela from a different country please check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically devices which originated from a different country which use a higher voltage (for example 240 volts) sometimes take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check that the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to ensure proper use.

These instructions show you how to connect the Venezuelan power outlet to your 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 the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed Fire operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, if you don't please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation update to ensure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your tablet. For more information visit the manufacturers website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Venezuela

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Venezuela.

Venezuela

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

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation or visiting multiple countries the best travel charger for Venezuela to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Venezuelans use two different types of plug sockets (B and A) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type A. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the supplied heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger means you can power multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers for your trip to Venezuela. By only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at an airport or on a plane. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel charger at your preferred 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 Venezuela

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, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international 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 Venezuela using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 more cost effective alternative to 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 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Venezuela. [9]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Venezuela?

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

Instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Venezuelan power outlet by using Type B USB connector with a Type A power charger.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Venezuelan power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type A USB power adapter into the wall outlet. The power supply (technically known as a Type A power outlet [3]) can be identified by the two thin adjacent slots where the pins go.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB Micro cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the top of the Kindle Fire HD6 inch Forth Generation located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Venezuelan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to completely charge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. The battery life on your tablet should last around 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Venezuelan power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Venezuelan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using USB type B cable with a Type B power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Venezuelan power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Venezuelan power outlet you'll need to use a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type B USB power adapter and inserting it into the power supply. This wall outlet, technically known as the Type B power outlet [7], is recognised by 2 slots where the live and neutral plug outlet blades go with a semicircular shaped hole below for the grounded pin.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top of your Kindle tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Venezuelan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle display will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes roughly under 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the 6 inch Kindle Fire battery life is roughly 7 to 8 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Venezuelan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Venezuela entry on Wikipedia.org
  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, priced at between $10 to $15 USD (£3-£4 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 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, between $10 to $15 USD (£20-£25 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, between $15 to $20 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).