Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in French Polynesia

Instructions on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a French Polynesian power outlet with USB Type B cord with a three pin Type B power adapter, charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a two pin Type A power adapter and how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a 2 pin Type E USB charger

French Polynesian power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation . This guide has been written to prevent visitors having to worry if they can charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when they're travelling to French Polynesia.If you're planning a holiday to French Polynesia the following useful instructions show how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by using their standard E, A or B type French Polynesian 110 volt 60Hz plug outlets. Power sockets will vary depending on which country you are travelling to so we recommend reading the power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation doesn't power up or recharges slowly when travelling to French Polynesia from a different country then check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Devices which originated from a different country which use a higher voltage (for example 220 volts) may take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (normally indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to ensure proper use.

The following instructions show you how to connect the French Polynesian power outlet to your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation 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 of the tablet. This guide assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. For more information go to the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in French Polynesia

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in French Polynesia?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a French Polynesian power outlet.

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What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in French Polynesia?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation then the best travel power adapter for French Polynesia is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are three standards of plug sockets that French Polynesians use (E, A and B) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type A. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these USB power adapters, plus additional support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual power chargers or occupying additional power sockets. Because you are only packing a single international travel charger will also keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers using only a single power outlet.

For those travelling to different destinations we recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for French Polynesia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling compact power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting 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 travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 7 4th generation in French Polynesia?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a French Polynesian power outlet

Instructions on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a French Polynesian power outlet with USB Type B cord with a 3 pin Type A power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a French Polynesian 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. Insert the Type A USB power adapter into the French Polynesian power outlet. This unearthed plug supply (technically called the Type A power outlet [3]) is recognised by 2 thin slots next to each other for live and neutral blades.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top right of the tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the French Polynesian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the 7" Kindle will display a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Fire is around 8 to 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a French Polynesian power outlet

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

Instructions on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a French Polynesian power outlet with USB Type B cord with a three pin Type B power adapter.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a French Polynesian 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. Begin the process by taking the Type B USB power adapter and inserting it in the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the 2 thin slots for live and neutral blades with a single semicircular shaped hole below for the earth pin.
  3. Connect one end of the USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top of the situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the French Polynesian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the 7" Kindle will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle Fire takes roughly under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is approximately 8 - 11 hours. For further information 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 French Polynesian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a French Polynesian power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

Using micro USB Type B cord with a three pinned Type E power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a French Polynesian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the French Polynesian power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type E USB power adapter into the French Polynesian power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by the two large holes 19mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral with a single metal earth pin protruding from the top to form a triangle pattern.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top right of the found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the French Polynesian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to fully charge but this may take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life should last 8 to 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a French Polynesian power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - French Polynesian country Wiki page
  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, £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, £5-£10.
  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 at around £20.
  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, priced at £5-£10.
  11. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £10.