How to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when planning a trip to Tonga

A guide on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Tongan power outlet with Micro USB type B cord and a Type I power adapter.

Tongan power outlet

Different combinations of standards and plugs can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. The following step by step guide will show you exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you are visiting Tonga using their standard 240 volt 50Hz Type I power supply. If travelling to Tonga from a different region make sure that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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.

These instructions show you how to connect the Tongan power outlet to your Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by 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 Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle OS update to ensure you have all the latest set of features for your tablet. For further information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

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

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Tonga by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Tonga?

When you are travelling to more than one country and bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation the best international travel charger for Tonga 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 Kids Edition tablet 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 bring multiple power chargers. Because you are only packing a single USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

We suggest searching for a multipurpose travel adapter similar to this online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Tonga

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Tonga using 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 originating from the US using type B plugs and offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Tonga. [7] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Tonga?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Tongan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Using Micro USB type B cord and a Type I power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Tongan power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Tongan 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. Start the process by taking the Type I USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. The power supply, sometimes known as the Type I power outlet [3], can be identified by 3 slots forming a triangle configuration with a single vertical pin at the base and the top pair of slots sloping upward for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger 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 your tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Tongan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes around under 6 hours to fully charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Tongan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Tonga Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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, 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.