Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when visiting Kiribati

Using type B USB cable with a three pin Type I USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Kiribati power outlet.

Kiribati power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and standards can all be confusing when planning to stay in another country to the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used in the world this article tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Kiribati. This guide was written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you are visiting Kiribati.The following step-by-step guide shows exactly how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when going to Kiribati using their standard 240 volt 50Hz Type I power supply. If travelling to Kiribati from a different region make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating when powering up. If you are planning on staying in a place like Bairiki we also recommend referring to the Wikipedia.org entry about Kiribati [1] for further information on the location.

This guide shows you how to connect the Kiribati power outlet to your Kindle tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes that you are using Fire operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle OS update to ensure you have all the latest set of features for your Kindle Fire. For further information go to the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Kiribati

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Kiribati?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Kiribati power outlet.

Kiribati

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

When you are travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than just your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation the best international travel charger for Kiribati is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB power chargers along with additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel chargers. Because you are only packing a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying an adaptable travel adapter like this online. The travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Kiribati

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Kiribati using type B plug sockets.
  • 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 from North America using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Kiribati. [7]
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Kiribati?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Kiribati power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Instructions on how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Kiribati power outlet using Type B USB micro cord with a Type I power adapter.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Kiribati power outlet you'll need a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by inserting the Type I USB power adapter into the power supply. This plug outlet, sometimes called the Type I power outlet [3], can be recognised by the three slots for the live, neutral and earth blades.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the top of the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Kiribati power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately under 6 hours to completely charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD6 battery life lasts approximately 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Kiribati power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org entry about Kiribati
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type I USB power adapter - Type I USB chargers use three short flat blades in a V format with the top blade acting as a grounding pin, priced £20-£25.
  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 cost around £5.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.