Charging the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when visiting Bahrain

Using USB micro type B connector and a 3 pin Type G power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bahraini power outlet.

Bahraini power outlet

Differing voltages and plug types can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country, especially if you've never been there before. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this article shows exactly what to purchase in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation . These instructions have been written to help assist people wanting to power their Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Bahrain.This page has step by step instructions showing how to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Bahrain using the 230 volt 50Hz Type G Bahraini plug outlet, with the Bahrainis using 13 amp plugs for charging. When travelling to Bahrain from a different country please check the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overheating during charging. If you're planning to visit a destination such as Manama we recommend referring to the Wikipedia entry about Bahrain [1] for further details.

This guide shows how to connect the Bahraini power outlet to the 6 inch Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle tablet can be identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, 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 the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation firmware, but if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle. For further information visit the support website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Bahrain

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Bahrain?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Bahraini power outlet.

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

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best travel charger for Bahrain to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation supports Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring individual travel adapters for your Bahraini trip or using up additional power sockets. Only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Bahrain

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] 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 those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from America going to Bahrain using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 much 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 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 Bahrain.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Bahrain?

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

A step by step guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bahraini power outlet using USB Type B cord with a Type G USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Bahraini power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the power supply. The wall outlet, sometimes known as a Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 vertical holes forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top of your Kindle found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bahraini power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life should last 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bahraini power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bahrain - Wikipedia entry about Bahrain
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201596990&linkId=WFISVHSRCRSZTJA4 - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201119640&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=BHZDW336CXLI4M7V - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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
  7. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters