Charging the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when planning a trip to Anguilla

Instructions on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Anguillan power outlet with USB Type B cord with a Type A USB adapter.

Anguillan power outlet

Complicated combinations of frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of standards being used in the world this article shows exactly what to purchase in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation . These simple instructions will show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you're in Anguilla using a standard 110 volt 60Hz A Type Anguillan power outlet, with the Anguillans using NEMA 1-15 ungrounded plugs for power outlets. If the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation does not power up or charges slowly when you are visiting Anguilla from another country check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically devices which come from a different country which use a higher voltage such as 240 volts sometimes take longer to charge or won't power up, check that your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual voltage (you'll find these are normally marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to ensure proper use.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Anguillan power outlet to your Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle tablet can be identified 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 back of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation software update to ensure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. For further information visit the manufacturers site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Anguilla

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Anguilla by using a power adaptor.

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

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation and visiting multiple countries the best travel charger for Anguilla to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers on your Anguillan trip or using up additional power sockets. Only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at the airport or on your flight. Due to their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets with just a single wall outlet.

We recommend buying this type of versatile travel charger at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Anguilla

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] 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 those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Anguilla and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Anguilla using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs. This gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Anguilla.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Anguilla?

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

Instructions on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Anguillan power outlet with Type B USB Micro connector with a Type A USB charger.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Anguillan power outlet you'll need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type A USB power adapter into the Anguillan power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two slots adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top of your Fire found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Anguillan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 6" Kindle Fire will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life lasts around 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with an Anguillan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anguilla - Wikipedia.org web page about Anguilla
  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, 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, estimated cost around £5.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £15.