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

Using Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Bulgarian power outlet and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a two pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

Bulgarian power outlet

Differing region codes and plug types can all be daunting when planning to travel to a different country to the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to help assist travellers wanting to charge their Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when they're abroad.This page is a step by step guide telling you what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Bulgaria using their F or C type 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power sources will change regionally so we suggest that you read our Wiki Connections travel power sockets guide for a full list showing regions. If you are travelling to Bulgaria from a different country double check your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v double check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it.

This guide shows you how to connect the Bulgarian power outlet to the Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle tablet is identified by the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you are using firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation update which ensures you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle. For more information visit the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Bulgaria

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Bulgaria?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Bulgaria by using the correct power adaptor.

Bulgaria

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Bulgaria?

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation then the best international travel charger for Bulgaria is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Bulgarians use two different types of plug sockets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers on your trip to Bulgaria. Because you are only needing a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Bulgaria

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 Kids Edition tablet 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 necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Bulgaria 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 compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting 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 the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Bulgaria. [9]
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Bulgaria?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Bulgarian power outlet

Using Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB charger to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Bulgarian power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Bulgarian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise the plug outlet by the 2 adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Connect one 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 Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the base of your Kids Edition Kindle situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bulgarian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet display will display a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation should last approximately 7 - 8 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Bulgarian power outlet

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

Using USB type B connector and a Schuko Type F USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Bulgarian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Bulgarian power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type F USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by the two 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 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the base of the tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Bulgarian 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 lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around under 6 hours to fully recharge however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The tablet battery life lasts around 7 to 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 charging procedure and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Bulgarian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Bulgarian entry on Wikipedia
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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, 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 £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, 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, estimated price £10-£15.