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

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Czech power outlet with Type B USB cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a 2 pinned Type E USB charger.

Czech power outlet

Various voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially for the first time traveller. 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 Czech Republic.When travelling to Czech Republic these useful instructions show how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using their Type E or C Czech 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, please note that Type E wall outlets will be normally used by most Czechs. When you are visiting Czech Republic from a different country make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v 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. If you intend on visiting a Czech destination like Prague we suggest referring to the Czech Republic Wikipedia page [1] for more indepth details on visiting the area.

The following guide shows how to connect the Czech power outlet to your and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify this Kindle 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 rear of the tablet. This guide assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however if not 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 go to the manufacturers website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Czech Republic

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Czech Republic.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Czech Republic?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation then the best international travel charger for Czech Republic is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Czechs use two different standards of wall outlets (E and C) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these power chargers, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power adapters on your trip to Czech Republic. Because you are only packing a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets and using only a single plug socket.

For those travelling often we recommend searching for a multipurpose power charger similar to this online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Czech Republic

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, 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 Czech Republic and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Czech Republic.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the 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 Czech Republic.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Czech Republic?

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

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a Europlug Type C USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Czech power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Czech 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 in the Czech power outlet. The power supply, also called a Europlug or Type C power outlet [3], is identified by two circular holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB type B connector into the power charger 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 of your tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Czech power outlet.
  5. The battery icon 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 6" Forth Generation takes around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the tablet battery life lasts around 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 Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Czech power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Czech power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using USB Micro Type B cable with a 3 pinned Type E power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Czech power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Czech power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it into the power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two 4.8mm circular holes 19mm adjacent to each other plus a metal earth pin protruding in the top forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power charger 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 of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Czech power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle tablet display will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the Kindle tablet battery life is 7 - 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Czech power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Czech_Republic - Czech Republic Wikipedia page
  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, around £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, priced at £5-£10.
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet, £5-£10.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated cost £10-£15.