How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in Barbuda

A page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Barbudan power outlet by using Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type A USB charger and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a three pinned Type B USB adapter.

Barbudan power outlet

Varying complicated region codes and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never been there before. This guide was specifically written to prevent travellers needing to worry if they'll be able to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation abroad.The following useful guide shows how to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when visiting Barbuda by using the B or A type 230 volt 60Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Barbuda from another region please ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged during charging. If you intend to visit a Barbudan destination such as St. John's or All Saints refer to the Barbuda country Wikipedia page [1] for further details prior to the location.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Barbudan power outlet to your Forth Generation Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear. This guide assumes you are using firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation update to ensure you have the most up to date features for your device. For further information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Barbuda

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Barbudan power outlet.

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

When you are travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than just your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation the best travel adapter for Barbuda to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of wall outlets in Barbuda (B and A) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type A.

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

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a flexible power charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Barbuda

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 6 4th generation, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Barbuda.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 Barbuda. [9]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Barbuda?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Barbudan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

A page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Barbudan power outlet by using Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type A USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Barbudan power outlet you'll need to use a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to plug in the Type A USB power adapter into the wall outlet. The plug outlet, sometimes called a Type A power outlet [3], is recognised by two slots next to each other where the twin plug outlet pins go.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top of your 6 inch Kindle Fire situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Barbudan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life is 7 - 8 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Barbudan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

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

Using USB Micro Type B cable with a Type B power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Barbudan power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Barbudan power outlet you will need a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type B USB power adapter and plugging it in the Barbudan power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 thin slots next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet blades go with a semicircular hole below for the slightly longer ground pin.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Micro Type B cable into the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top right of your Kindle tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Barbudan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD6" Forth Generation takes around 6 hours to completely recharge however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life lasts approximately 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type B power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Barbudan power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Barbuda country Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 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, priced at £2-£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, around £5.
  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, costing £20-£25.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.