Charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when planning a trip to Bosnia

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Bosnian power outlet using type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type F Schuko power charger.

Bosnian power outlet

Differing voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially to the first time traveller. These guidelines were specifically written to prevent travellers worrying if they'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when they're staying in Bosnia.When you're visiting Bosnia these instructions show charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by using their standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are visiting Bosnia from another country make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it.

These instructions show how to connect the Bosnian power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire 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 of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using Fire operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however if you don't please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation software update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your device. For more information visit the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Bosnia

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Bosnia?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Bosnia by using a power adaptor.

Bosnia

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Bosnia?

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation and visiting multiple countries then the best travel charger for Bosnia to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different types of power 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 are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices. This means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual travel chargers or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only packing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Bosnia

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 7 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 is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Bosnia.
  • 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 originating from America using type B plugs and offers practically 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 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Bosnia. [9]
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Bosnia?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bosnian power outlet

Using Type B USB Micro cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Bosnian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Bosnian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. The wall outlet, also known as a Type C power outlet [3], can be recognised by 2 round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You can 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 7 4th generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. The battery life on the Forth Generation Kindle Fire lasts roughly 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bosnian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Bosnian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using type B USB Micro cable and a Type F Schuko power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bosnian power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bosnian power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the power outlet. The circular wall outlet can be recognised by two round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral, plus two 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 7 4th generation. You can 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 7 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes roughly under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your 7 inch Kindle Fire is around 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Bosnian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Bosnia Wiki page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 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, priced at £10-£15.
  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 £5-£10.
  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, estimated price around £15.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £10.