Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in French Polynesia

Instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a French Polynesian power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type E power adapter, how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Type A USB plug and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Type B power adapter

French Polynesian power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially for the first time traveller. If you're visiting French Polynesia these useful instructions show how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by using their types E, A or B 110 volt 60Hz plug outlets. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when you are travelling to French Polynesia from another country check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Normally electrical devices which originated from another country which use a higher voltage (for example 220 volts) may take longer to charge or won't turn on, check that your device is a dual voltage device (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to ensure proper use.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect the French Polynesian power outlet to your and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page for the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify this Kindle tablet 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 rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you have installed OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle firmware update which makes sure you have the most up to date set of features for your device. Visit the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in French Polynesia

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a French Polynesian power outlet by using a power adaptor.

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What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in French Polynesia?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation the best international travel charger for French Polynesia to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Tahitians use three different standards of power outlets (types E, A and B) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type A. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied heads. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters plus additional support for certain power hungry devices. Having a four port adapter means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power adapters on your trip. By only needing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used when you return home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers with just a single wall outlet.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for a versatile power adapter of this nature online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for French Polynesia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both French Polynesia 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 option for travellers originating from America going to French Polynesia using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and is a much 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 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 French Polynesia. [11]
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in French Polynesia?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a French Polynesian power outlet

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a French Polynesian power outlet with USB Type B cord with a 3 pin Type A USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the French Polynesian power outlet you will need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type A USB power adapter in the French Polynesian power outlet. The power supply, technically known as a Type A power outlet [3], is identified by the 2 adjacent slots.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top of your Fire situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the French Polynesian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will display a charge icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life should last around 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a French Polynesian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a French Polynesian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using USB micro type B connector and a Type B USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a French Polynesian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a French Polynesian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type B USB power adapter in the power outlet. The wall outlet, technically called the Type B power outlet [7], can be recognised by the 2 thin slots for live and neutral blades with a hole below for the earth pin.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top right of the Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the French Polynesian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the 6" Kindle Fire screen will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity but this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is around 7 to 8 hours depending on use. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a French Polynesian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a French Polynesian power outlet

Instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a French Polynesian power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type E power adapter.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the French Polynesian power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type E USB power adapter into the wall supply. This recessed round power outlet, also called the Type E power outlet [9] or CEE 7/7 plug, can be identified by the two large holes 19mm adjacent to each other and a single long metal grounding pin protruding in the top forming a triangle pattern.
  3. 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. You will find the USB port at the top right of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the French Polynesian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation display will display a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity, however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the charging process. The battery life on the should last 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use it. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a French Polynesian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - French Polynesian Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 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, £2-£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, costing 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, priced £20-£25.
  9. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  10. Type E USB power adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on Type E USB chargers which are placed 19mm apart and may include a hole for an earthing pin, £5-£10.
  11. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.