Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in El Salvador

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Salvadoranf power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a Type A USB charger and powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type B power adapter.

Salvadoranf power outlet

Complicated region codes and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially to the first time traveller. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent visitors having to worry if they'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when they're travelling abroad.If planning a trip to El Salvador these instructions show powering the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the types B or A 115 volt 60Hz power outlets. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charges slowly or does not power up when you are visiting El Salvador from another country please check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Electrical devices which originated from another country which use a higher voltage such as 240 volts may take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (usually marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to ensure proper use. If you intend on travelling to a Salvadoranf place such as San Salvador we also suggest reading the El Salvador entry on wikipedia [1] for further information.

These instructions show how to connect the Salvadoranf power outlet to the Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle model can be identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation operating system, however if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation OS update to make sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. For more information visit the manufacturers website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in El Salvador

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in El Salvador?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in El Salvador.

El Salvador

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in El Salvador?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation the best international travel adapter for El Salvador to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Salvadoransf use two different types of power outlets (B and A) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type A. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the heads. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate travel chargers for your Salvadoranf trip. Because you are only packing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel to El Salvador we suggest buying a flexible power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for El Salvador

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both El Salvador and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to El Salvador.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half the 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting El Salvador. [9]
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in El Salvador?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Salvadoranf power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Using type B USB Micro cord with a three pinned Type A power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Salvadoranf power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Salvadoranf power outlet you'll need a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly plug in the Type A USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can identify the plug supply by the 2 thin adjacent slots next to each other where the twin plug outlet blades go.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the top of your tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Salvadoranf power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 8 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Salvadoranf power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Salvadoranf power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

A step by step guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Salvadoranf power outlet using USB micro type B cord with a three pin Type B power adapter.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Salvadoranf power outlet you will need to use a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by inserting the Type B USB power adapter into the Salvadoranf power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the 2 thin slots parallel to each other with a hole below for the earth pin.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top of your tablet situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Salvadoranf power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the 7 inch Kindle screen will show a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle takes around under 6 hours to completely recharge, but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. The battery life on the 7 inch Kindle is around 8 to 11 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Salvadoranf power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - El Salvador entry on wikipedia
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type A USB power adapter - An unearthed Type A USB charger has 2 parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes near the tip of each blade, under £3.
  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, costs around £5.
  7. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - 3 pinned Type B USB chargers have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes in the end of each blade, £20-£25.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £10.