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

Instructions on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Slovenian power outlet with Type B USB cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB charger.

Slovenian power outlet

Differing region codes and plug types can all cause confusion when planning on travelling to a foreign country if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what to pick up in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Slovenia. These instructions have been written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation abroad.This page contains a step by step guide telling you what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you are travelling to Slovenia by using the standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are visiting Slovenia 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 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check that your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged during charging. If you intend on visiting a place like Ljubljana we also suggest referring to the wikipedia.org entry about Slovenia [1] for more indepth details prior to travelling to the area.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Slovenian power outlet to your Kids Edition Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of 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. This guide assumes that you are using operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. Go to the manufacturers website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

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

Can the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation be used in Slovenia?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Slovenian power outlet.

Slovenia

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

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation then the best international travel charger for Slovenia is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Slovenians use two different types of wall outlets (F 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 Kids Edition tablet 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. 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 Slovenia. 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 adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets and using just a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for a flexible power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with good reliably.

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 Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Slovenia.
  • 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 from America using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Slovenia. [9]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Slovenia?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Slovenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions on how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Slovenian power outlet with Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. In order to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Slovenian power outlet you will need 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 wall outlet. This wall supply can be identified by 2 adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the foot of your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition Forth Generation found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Slovenian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the tablet display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes approximately 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 battery life on your lasts 7 - 8 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Slovenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Slovenian power outlet with Type B Micro USB cord and a Schuko Type F USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Slovenian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Slovenian power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by the two adjacent holes next to each other and thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB type B connector into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the bottom of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Slovenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The takes around 6 hours to completely recharge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation should last approximately 7 to 8 hours. 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.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Slovenian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia.org entry about Slovenia
  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, costs £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, priced at £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, £15-£20.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at £10-£15.