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

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Barbudan power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cord and a Type A USB adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Type B power plug.

Barbudan power outlet

Differing region codes and plug types can all be daunting when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. This guide has been specifically written to help assist travellers wanting to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when abroad.The following step-by-step guide shows you what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when going to Barbuda using their B or A type 230 volt 60Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Barbuda from a different country double check your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v double check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

This guide shows you how to connect the Barbudan power outlet to the Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle tablet is recognised by the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 firmware or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation update which ensures you have all the latest set of features for your Kindle. For more information visit the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

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

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Barbuda?

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

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

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation then the best international travel charger for Barbuda is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Barbudans use two different types of plug sockets (B and A) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type A.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters plus support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power chargers for your trip to Barbuda. Because you are only packing a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel on a regular basis we suggest buying this type of flexible power charger at an electronics retailer. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Barbuda

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Barbuda 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 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 North America using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 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 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Barbuda.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Barbuda?

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

Using Type B USB cord with a 3 pinned Type A USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Barbudan power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Barbudan power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type A USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 slots adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the foot of your tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Barbudan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The takes around 6 hours to completely recharge to 100% capacity however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition Forth Generation battery life is 7 - 8 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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 recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Barbudan power outlet

Using Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Barbudan power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Barbudan power outlet you'll need to use a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type B USB power adapter in the Barbudan power outlet. The power supply, sometimes called a Type B power outlet [7], is recognised by two thin slots next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet blades go with a hole below for the slightly longer earthed pin.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the foot of your tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Barbudan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The takes around 6 hours to completely recharge to 100% capacity however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition Forth Generation battery life is 7 - 8 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Barbudan power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antigua_and_Barbuda - wikipedia.org entry about Barbuda
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201642330&linkId=DIYALF77Y2U4CRVP - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  4. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201119640&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=BHZDW336CXLI4M7V - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet, £10-£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, costs around £5.
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet, priced £10-£15.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £15.