How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in Bulgaria

A guide on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Bulgarian power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB charger and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a double pinned Type F Schuko USB charger.

Bulgarian power outlet

Varying complicated region codes and plug types can often be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never been there before. This guide was specifically written to stop visitors needing to worry if they'll be able to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when they're travelling abroad.The following useful guide shows how to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Bulgaria by using their F or C type 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are travelling to Bulgaria from another region please ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from being damaged during charging. If you plan to visit a Bulgarian place such as Sofia or Plovdiv refer to the Bulgaria country Wikipedia page [1] for further details prior to the area.

The following guide shows how to connect the Bulgarian power outlet to your Kindle Fire HD6 inch Forth Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes that you are using firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation update to ensure you have the most up to date features for your device. For further information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Bulgaria

Can the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation be used in Bulgaria?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Bulgarian power outlet.

Bulgaria

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

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation the best travel charger for Bulgaria to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of plug sockets in Bulgaria (types F and C) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel adapters or using up additional power outlets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage whilst travelling and suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online, the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Bulgaria

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 6 4th generation, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Bulgaria.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Bulgaria. [9]
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Bulgaria?

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

Using type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bulgarian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Bulgarian power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Bulgarian power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 2 round adjacent holes for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top right of your 6 inch Kindle Fire HD found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bulgarian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the Kindle tablet battery life is roughly 7 to 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bulgarian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Bulgarian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Instructions on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bulgarian power outlet using Micro USB type B connector and a Type F Schuko USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Bulgarian power outlet you will need to buy 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 in the power outlet. This round plug outlet (sometimes known as the Schuko outlet or Type F power outlet [7]) can be recognised by the two large circular adjacent holes next to each other along with a pair of two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Micro Type B cable into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top right of your Kindle tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bulgarian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD6 inch Forth Generation takes around 6 hours to completely recharge however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the battery life lasts approximately 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Bulgarian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Bulgaria country 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, priced 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, estimated price £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 £15-£20.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £10.