How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Kiribati

A guide showing how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Kiribati power outlet by using Type B USB cable with a Type I power adapter.

Kiribati power outlet

Various region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country for the first time traveller. These instructions were specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation abroad.The following step by step instructions will show what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when staying in Kiribati using their 240 volt 50Hz Type I Kiribati wall outlet. When you are visiting Kiribati from a different region please ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating when charging it. If you're planning on visiting a Kiribati destination like Bairiki refer to the Wikipedia.org page about Kiribati [1] for further details prior to travelling to the area.

The following page shows how to connect the Kiribati power outlet to the Kindle Fire Forth Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle tablet can be recognised by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes you are using version 4.5.5 firmware or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle software update which makes sure you have the latest set of features for your Kindle. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Kiribati

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Kiribati by using a power convertor.

Kiribati

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

If you are travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation the best travel adapter for Kiribati to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power adapters, along with support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

This means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power chargers or using up additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile power charger at an electronics retailer; the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

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 visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 portable option for travellers originating from North 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 the US using type B plugs. This offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Kiribati. [7]
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Kiribati?

How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Kiribati power outlet

Instructions on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Kiribati power outlet by using Type B USB cable with a Type I power charger.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Kiribati power outlet you will need a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type I USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by 3 thin slots for the live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top of the Kindle Fire HD7 Forth Generation located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Kiribati power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD7 Forth Generation display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is 8 - 11 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Kiribati power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org page about Kiribati
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 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, £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, costs £5-£10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £10.