Charging the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when planning a trip to Bosnia

Instructions on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bosnian power outlet with USB Micro type B cord with a Type C Europlug power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Schuko Type F power charger.

Bosnian power outlet

Varying different standards and plug types can often be confusing when planning on staying in 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 buy in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation . When you're planning a holiday to Bosnia this page contains useful instructions showing charging the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by using their standard F or C type Bosnian 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. You will discover power supplies vary depending on which region you are visiting therefore please read the power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Bosnia from a different country please check the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it.

These instructions show how to connect the Bosnian power outlet to the Kindle Fire Forth Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise 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 the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle firmware update to make sure you have the latest fixes for your device. Go to the Amazon support site for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Bosnia

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

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

Bosnia

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Bosnia?

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation or visiting more than one country the best international travel adapter for Bosnia is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different types of wall outlets that Bosnians use (types F and C) and using a travel adapter like 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 in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This means you can charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual travel chargers. By only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with just a single power outlet.

For those travelling to different places we suggest searching for a multipurpose travel charger of this nature 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 foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Bosnia

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 6 4th generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which is useful for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Bosnia 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 America going to Bosnia.
  • 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 gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Bosnia. [9]
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Bosnia?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bosnian power outlet

Using type B Micro USB connector and a 3 pin Type C USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Bosnian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Bosnian power outlet you will need to use 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 Bosnian power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two adjacent holes next to each other where the twin pins slide into.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bosnian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes roughly under 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life should last 7 to 8 hours. For further information 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 Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bosnian power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bosnian power outlet

Using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type F USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Bosnian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bosnian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. The sunken circular power outlet, also called the Type F power outlet [7], can be identified by the two circular holes 19 mm apart from each other where the two plug outlet pins slide into along with a pair of thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB 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 6 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the top right of the tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Bosnian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation display will show a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life lasts around 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bosnian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Bosnia Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 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, costing around £10.
  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, costing around £5.
  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, costing around £15.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced £10-£15.