Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Solomon Islands

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Solomon Islands power outlet using Type B USB Micro connector with a Type G USB adapter.

Solomon Islands power outlet

Varying different frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on visiting a foreign country, especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to help assist people wanting to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when they are abroad.When you are travelling to Solomon Islands these instructions show powering the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by using their types G or I 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling to Solomon Islands from a different country please make sure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from over-heating whilst powering it up. If you're planning to visit a destination such as Honiara please refer to the Solomon Islands Wikipedia page [1] for more indepth information.

This guide shows how to connect the Solomon Islands power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle model can be identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation Fire OS, if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. For more information go to the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Solomon Islands

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Solomon Islands?

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

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Solomon Islands?

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation the best international travel charger for Solomon Islands to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Solomon Islanders use two different standards of wall outlets (types G and I) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type G.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters along with support for more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power chargers or occupying additional power sockets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones with just a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for a flexible travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Solomon Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental 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 compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Solomon Islands.
  • 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 the 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Solomon Islands. [7] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Solomon Islands?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Solomon Islands power outlet

A page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Solomon Islands power outlet with USB Type B cord with a 3 pin Type G power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Solomon Islands power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it in the Solomon Islands power outlet. This plug supply (technically called the Type G power outlet [3]) looks like 3 vertical rectangular slots with plastic shutters in a triangle pattern.
  3. Connect 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. At the top right of the Fire found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Solomon Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Fire lasts roughly 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Solomon Islands power outlet

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  1. Wikipedia - Solomon Islands Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 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, estimated cost £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, priced at around £5.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costing around £10.