Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Slovenia

Instructions showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Slovenian power outlet with USB type B cable and a Type C USB adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a two pin Schuko Type F power charger.

Slovenian power outlet

Complicated combinations of voltages and plug types can often lead to confusion when planning on travelling to another country, especially to the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Slovenia. This page was written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation abroad.These step-by-step instructions tells you how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you are travelling to Slovenia using their standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are visiting Slovenia from a different region please check that your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when powering up.

The following instructions show how to connect the Slovenian power outlet to the Kindle Fire Forth Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle Fire model is identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume you have installed Fire OS operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation software update to make sure you have all the latest features for your device. For more information visit the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Slovenia

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

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

Slovenia

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

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation the best international travel charger for Slovenia is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Slovenes use two different standards of wall outlets (types F and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers along with support for more power hungry devices. This will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel adapters. Only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets using just a single wall outlet.

If you travel to Slovenia we recommend buying this type of flexible travel charger at your preferred electronics retailer - the power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Slovenia

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 6 4th generation, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

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

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

Instructions showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Slovenian power outlet with USB type B cable and a Type C USB adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Slovenian 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 the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the Slovenian power outlet. You can recognise the wall supply by the 2 circular holes adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins sit.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top of your located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Slovenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Fire will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes approximately around 6 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during recharging. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is around 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Slovenian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Slovenian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Using USB Type B connector and a Type F USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Slovenian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Slovenian 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. Firstly you'll need to plug the Type F USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise this power outlet by two large round holes 19 mm apart from each other for live and neutral pins and two grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the micro USB Type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top right of the Kindle Fire Forth Generation situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Slovenian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes under 6 hours to fully charge, but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the 6 inch Kindle battery life should last roughly 7 - 8 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Slovenian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Slovenian Wikipedia web 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, estimated cost £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 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, costs around £15.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.