How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in Croatia

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Croatian power outlet using Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a two pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

Croatian power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. This guide was specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when Croatia.This guide shows how to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Croatia using their F or C type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are visiting Croatia from a different country double check your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from over-heating during charging.

These instructions show you how to connect the Croatian power outlet to the 6" Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise this version of the Kindle Fire 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 you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation firmware update to make sure you have the most up to date features for your Kindle. For more information visit the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Croatia

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

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

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

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel power adapter for Croatia to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two types of plug sockets that Croatians use (types F and C) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 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 6 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel adapters, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices. This means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual travel adapters. Because you are only needing to bring a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional wall 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 [9] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Croatia

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] 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, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Croatia and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Croatia.
  • 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 North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Croatia.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Croatia?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Croatian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Learn how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Croatian power outlet with Type B USB cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Croatian 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 Croatian power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top of the 6" Kindle situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Croatian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely charge to 100 percent 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 6 4th generation lasts 7 - 8 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Croatian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

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

Using Type B USB cord and a three pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Croatian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Croatian power outlet you'll need to use 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 identify this wall supply by two 4.8mm circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into, plus a pair of two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the top right of your Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Croatian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The battery life on your tablet should last approximately 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 and the recharging process.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Croatian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Croatia - Croatian country entry on Wikipedia.org
  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/typeC.htm - Type C 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 C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters