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

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Venezuelan power outlet by using USB type B cable with a Type A power charger and recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter.

Venezuelan power outlet

Various region codes and plug types can all cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country if you've never visited before. This guide has been specifically written to prevent people worrying if they can power their Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation abroad.This page contains step-by-step instructions showing you exactly how to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Venezuela by using their B or A type 120 volt 60Hz power outlets. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation doesn't power up or recharges slowly when visiting Venezuela from another region then check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically devices which originated from a country which use a higher voltage such as 220 volts either take longer to charge or won't turn on, check your device is dual-voltage (you'll find these are usually marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to ensure proper use.

The following page shows how to connect the Venezuelan power outlet to your Kindle tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle version can be recognised by the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you are using firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update which ensures you have the most up-to-date features for your device. For further information go to the manufacturers website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

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

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Venezuela.

Venezuela

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

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation then the best international travel charger for Venezuela is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two standards of power outlets in Venezuela (types B and A) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for type A. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your type of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can support Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers or using up additional wall outlets. By only needing to pack a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend buying this type of flexible power charger online, the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Venezuela

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips 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 to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Venezuela 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 compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Venezuela.
  • 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 is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Venezuela. [9]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Venezuela?

How to use a Type A power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Venezuelan power outlet

Using USB type B cable with a Type A power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Venezuelan power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Venezuelan 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. Plug in the Type A USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This power outlet, technically known as the Type A power outlet [3], can be identified by two thin slots adjacent to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the foot of your Kids Edition Kindle Fire situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Venezuelan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes approximately under 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 recharging process. The tablet battery life is roughly 7 to 8 hours depending on use. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type A power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Venezuelan power outlet

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

Using type B micro USB connector with a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Venezuelan power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Venezuelan 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. Begin by taking the Type B USB power adapter and plugging it into the Venezuelan power outlet. The plug outlet (called a Type B power outlet [7]) can be identified by the two slots parallel to each other where the two blades sit with a single hole below for the ground pin.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B USB cord into the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the base of your Kids Edition Kindle situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Venezuelan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The takes around under 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity however this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the Kindle battery life is 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Venezuelan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia entry about Venezuela
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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, estimated cost 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, estimated cost between $5 to $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / around C$10).
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated price between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).