How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when planning a trip to Vanuatu

Instructions on how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Vanuatuan power outlet using USB type B connector and a three pinned Type G USB charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a double pin Type C Europlug USB plug.

Vanuatuan power outlet

Differing voltages and plugs can all be confusing when planning to stay in another country especially to the first time traveller. These guidelines have been written to prevent travellers needing to worry if they can charge their Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation abroad.If you are planning a vacation to Vanuatu this page has instructions showing powering your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by using the G, C or I type 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When visiting Vanuatu from another country please check your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure that the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Vanuatuan power outlet to your and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify this make of the Kindle tablet 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 of the tablet. This page assumes you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation firmware update which makes sure you have the latest features for your device. Go to the support site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Vanuatu

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Vanuatu?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Vanuatuan power outlet.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Vanuatu?

When travelling to more than one country and bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation the best travel power adapter for Vanuatu is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Ni-Vanuatu use three different standards of plug sockets (G, C and I) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers, along with additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters. Only packing a single travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage as well as being suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at an airport or on a plane. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend buying this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Vanuatu

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 wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel adapters come 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 America going to Vanuatu 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 North America using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 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 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Vanuatu. [9] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Vanuatu?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Vanuatuan power outlet

Instructions on how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Vanuatuan power outlet using USB type B connector and a three pinned Type G USB charger.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Vanuatuan power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it in the power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by the 3 vertical rectangular holes containing shutters forming a triangular configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the top of your 6 inch Kindle Fire HD situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Vanuatuan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the tablet screen will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life is roughly 7 to 8 hours. For further information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Vanuatuan power outlet

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Vanuatuan power outlet

Instructions showing how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Vanuatuan power outlet with type B Micro USB connector with a Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Vanuatuan power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the power supply. The plug outlet, also called the Europlug, can be identified by two round holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the top of the Kindle Fire Forth Generation situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Vanuatuan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle screen will show a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately under 6 hours to completely charge however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is 7 to 8 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Vanuatuan power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Vanuatuan page on wikipedia
  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, around £15.
  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 £5-£10.
  7. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, priced around £10.
  9. 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.