How to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Antigua

Instructions showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with an Antiguan power outlet with Type B USB micro connector with a Type A USB charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a 3 pin Type B USB charger.

Antiguan power outlet

Various combinations of frequencies and standards can all be confusing when planning on visiting a new country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Antigua. These instructions have been written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation abroad.These instructions tells you exactly what you'll need to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when visiting Antigua using their standard Type B or A 230 volt 60Hz plug outlets, Type B power outlets will be typically used by most Antiguans. When travelling to Antigua from another country check that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

The following guide shows you how to connect the Antiguan power outlet to the Kindle tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise this Kindle Fire version by the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes you are using OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but if not visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation firmware update which makes sure you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. For further information go to 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 Antigua

Can the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation be used in Antigua?

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

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

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation then the best travel adapter for Antigua is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two standards of power outlets that Antiguans use (B and A) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type A.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of power adapters plus additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel adapters for your trip or using up additional wall outlets. Because you are only packing a single USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without using up an additional power outlet.

For those travelling frequently we suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger at your preferred electronics retailer - the power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Antigua

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Antigua.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half the 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Antigua. [9]
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Antigua?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Antiguan power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Using Type B Micro USB connector with a 3 pin Type A USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with an Antiguan power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using an Antiguan 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. Begin by plugging the Type A USB power adapter in the Antiguan power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 2 thin slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the 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 the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Antiguan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the tablet will display a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life is approximately 7 to 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 recharging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Antiguan power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Antiguan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using type B USB cable with a three pin Type B USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Antiguan power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Antiguan power outlet you will need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type B USB power adapter and inserting it in the power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by two slots parallel to each other for live and neutral blades with a single semicircular hole below for the earthed pin.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the base of your tablet situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Antiguan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation screen will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the Kids Edition Kindle battery life should last approximately 7 - 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from an Antiguan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Antigua page on wikipedia
  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, priced between $10 to $15 USD (£2-£3 GBP / under C$5).
  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 (£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, between $10 to $15 USD (around £20 GBP / under C$5).
  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).