How to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when staying in Micronesia

Using USB Micro Type B cable with a 3 pinned Type A USB adapter to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Micronesian power outlet and charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a 3 pinned Type B USB charger.

Micronesian power outlet

Various region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning to visit a foreign country especially for the first time traveller. These instructions were written to prevent people worrying if they can power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when going abroad.This useful guide will show you what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you're travelling to Micronesia by using the standard types B or A Micronesian 120 volt 60Hz wall outlets. When travelling anywhere you'll find that most power supplies differ depending on which country you're taking a trip to therefore we suggest that you read our Wikiconnections global power connections list for a full list showing regions and countries. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charges slowly or does not power up when visiting Micronesia from another region please check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Normally devices which originate from a different country which use a higher voltage (for example 220 volts) sometimes take longer to charge or won't turn on, check your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to ensure proper use. If you plan on travelling to a Micronesian place like Weno please read the Micronesian Wikipedia page [1] for more information on visiting the area.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Micronesian power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page to see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle Fire model can be recognised by the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update to make sure you have all the latest fixes for your device. Visit the support site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Micronesia

Can the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation be used in Micronesia?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Micronesian power outlet by using a power convertor.

Micronesia

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Micronesia?

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best travel charger for Micronesia is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Micronesians use two different types of plug sockets (B and A) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type A.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers plus support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters this will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual travel adapters. Because you are only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage while travelling and convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Micronesia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Micronesia using 3 pinned type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Micronesia. [9]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Micronesia?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Micronesian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Using type B USB cord and a Type A power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Micronesian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Micronesian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type A USB power adapter in the Micronesian power outlet. The power outlet, technically known as the Type A power outlet [3], is recognised by the two adjacent slots.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the base of the tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Micronesian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life is 7 - 8 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Micronesian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Micronesian power outlet

Using USB Micro Type B cable with a Type B power charger to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Micronesian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Micronesian 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. Plug in the Type B USB power adapter into the wall outlet. This wall supply (called a Type B power outlet [7]) can be identified by two thin slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral blades with a single semicircle shaped hole below for the ground pin.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the base of the tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Micronesian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around less than 6 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation should last around 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Micronesian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Micronesian Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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, costing around £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, priced at £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, around £20.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.