Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in Solomon Islands

Instructions showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Solomon Islands power outlet using Type B Micro USB cable with a three pinned Type G power adapter.

Solomon Islands power outlet

Complicated standards and sockets can often lead to confusion when planning to stay in another country especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation . If you are visiting Solomon Islands the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Type G or I Solomon Islands 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. You will discover power will differ regionally therefore we recommend reading the Oceania and power supplies page for a full list of countries. When you are visiting Solomon Islands from another country double check the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure that your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

This guide shows how to connect the Solomon Islands power outlet to the Forth Generation Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. 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. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle update which makes sure you have the most up to date set of features for your device. Visit the support site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Solomon Islands

Can the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation be used in Solomon Islands?

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

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

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation or visiting more than one country then the best travel power adapter for Solomon Islands is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different types of wall outlets in Solomon Islands (G and I) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type G.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by changing the heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these travel chargers along with support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port charger means you can recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring individual power adapters. By only needing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at the airport or on a plane. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Solomon Islands we recommend buying this type of versatile travel charger online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Solomon Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but for those 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 necessary for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Solomon Islands.
  • 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 much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Solomon Islands. [7] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Solomon Islands?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Solomon Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Instructions showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Solomon Islands power outlet using Type B Micro USB cable with a three pinned Type G power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Solomon Islands power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type G USB power adapter in the power outlet. The power supply, technically called a Type G power outlet [3], can be identified by three rectangular holes containing plastic shutters in a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top of your Kindle situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Solomon Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Fire takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation lasts 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.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Solomon Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Solomon Islands wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, priced £15-£20.
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated price £10-£15.