Charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in Bolivia

Using Type B USB cable and a Type A power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Bolivian power outlet and charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a double pinned Type C USB adapter.

Bolivian power outlet

Differing combinations of voltages and region codes can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. However this isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation . These instructions were specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation abroad.This simple guide tells you how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Bolivia by using their standard types C or A 115 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will discover power will differ regionally therefore please read the power supplies and South America page for a full list of countries. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when travelling to Bolivia from another region check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically electrical devices which originated from another country which use a higher voltage such as 240 volts may take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check that your device is a dual voltage device (you'll find these are usually marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to ensure proper use. If you're planning on travelling to a Bolivian place such as Santa Cruz de la Sierra please refer to the Bolivian Wikipedia web page [1] for more details.

These instructions show how to connect the Bolivian power outlet to your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD6 and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page for the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle Fire model is identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back. This page assumes you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle update which makes sure you have the most up to date set of features for your device. For more information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Bolivia

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Bolivian power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Bolivia?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation the best international travel charger for Bolivia to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Bolivians use two different standards of power outlets (C and A) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and C. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by changing the heads over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these travel chargers along with additional support for more power hungry devices.

Having a 4 port adapter means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power chargers on your Bolivian trip or using up additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

If you travel to Bolivia we suggest buying this type of versatile travel charger online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Bolivia

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] 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 wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Bolivia and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Bolivia using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs. This gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Bolivia.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Bolivia?

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

Using USB Type B cord and a Type A USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bolivian power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Bolivian power outlet you'll need a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type A USB power adapter into the power supply. The wall supply, technically called a Type A power outlet [3], can be identified by the two adjacent slots next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top of the found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bolivian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation display will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to fully recharge, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the 6" Kindle Fire HD battery life should last roughly 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Bolivian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

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

A guide on how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bolivian power outlet with Micro USB type B cable and a Europlug Type C USB charger.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bolivian power outlet you will 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 plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Bolivian power outlet. This unearthed plug supply (sometimes known as a Europlug) can be recognised by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Type B cord into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the top of your tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Bolivian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire takes around under 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during recharging. The battery life on the 6" Kindle Fire HD is around 7 to 8 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bolivian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolivia - Bolivian Wikipedia web page
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201596990&linkId=WFISVHSRCRSZTJA4 - Kindle Fire HD 6 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 6 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet, estimated price around £10.
  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, £5-£10.
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, under £10.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs around £15.