Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Bolivia

A guide showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Bolivian power outlet with USB micro Type B connector and a three pinned Type A power charger and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a two pinned Type C power adapter.

Bolivian power outlet

Varying different region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never visited before. This guide was written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you are going to Bolivia.This page contains useful instructions showing exactly what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when going to Bolivia by using their Type C or A Bolivian 115 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charges slowly or does not power up when you are visiting Bolivia from a different country then check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically devices which come from another country which use a higher voltage such as 240 volts may take longer to charge or won't turn on, check that the device is dual-voltage (you'll find these are normally marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to ensure proper use.

These instructions show how to connect the Bolivian power outlet to your Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation 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 guide assumes that you are using OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle update to ensure you have the latest features for your device. Visit the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Bolivia

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Bolivia?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a Bolivian power outlet.

Bolivia

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Bolivia?

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation the best travel power adapter for Bolivia is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of power outlets in Bolivia (types C and A) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by changing the included plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 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 support for more power hungry devices. Having a 4 port charger will also allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters on your Bolivian trip or occupying additional wall sockets. By only needing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets using just a single plug socket.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Bolivia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however for visitors also wanting 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 travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 compact power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Bolivia 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 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 Bolivia. [9]
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Bolivia?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bolivian power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Using USB micro Type B cable and a three pinned Type A power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bolivian power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Bolivian 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. Begin the process by inserting the Type A USB power adapter into the Bolivian power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by two thin slots next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB micro Type B connector into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the top of the Kindle tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Bolivian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation screen will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes around under 6 hours to completely charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle is 8 to 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bolivian power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bolivian power outlet

Using Type B USB micro cord with a Europlug Type C USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Bolivian power outlet.

  1. To charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Bolivian 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. Plug the Type C USB power adapter in the power supply. You can identify the plug outlet by two round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in 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 7 4th generation. On the top right of the 7" Kindle situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bolivian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation battery life should last around 8 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bolivian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Bolivian country page on Wikipedia.org
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 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, under £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, estimated price £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 at under £10.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced £10-£15.