Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Anguilla

Anguillan power outlet to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation

Anguillan power outlet

Varying different voltages and plugs can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. These instructions have been written to prevent visitors worrying if they'll be able to power their Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when going abroad.This page is a useful guide which shows exactly what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you're travelling to Anguilla by using their standard 110 volt 60Hz A Type wall outlet, the Anguillans will use NEMA 1-15 ungrounded plugs for charging. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when travelling to Anguilla from another region check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically devices which originate from a different country which use a higher voltage such as 220 volts sometimes take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (usually marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to ensure proper use.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect the Anguillan power outlet to your 7 inch Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise this Kindle Fire model by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation OS, however if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation update which ensures you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle. Go to the manufacturers site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Anguilla

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Anguilla.

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Anguilla is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these types of travel chargers along with support for more power demanding devices like tablets.

This will allow you to power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack multiple travel chargers on your Anguillan trip. Only needing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Anguilla we suggest buying a versatile power adapter like this online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

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 7 4th generation, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Anguilla 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 America going to Anguilla using type B US 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 from the US using type B plugs and offers the same set of features 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 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 Anguilla.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Anguilla?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Anguillan power outlet

Using type B USB micro cable with a Type A power adapter to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Anguillan power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Anguillan power outlet you will need to use a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type A USB power adapter in the power outlet. This ungrounded power outlet (known as a Type A power outlet [3]) is identified by two slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral blades.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top of the Kindle Fire Forth Generation found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Anguillan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 7 inch Kindle Fire screen will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the charging process. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 8 - 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Anguillan power outlet

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=201597000&linkId=UZWL22ALFPXJ3QYM - Kindle Fire HD 7 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 7 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet, estimated cost £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, priced at £5-£10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £15-£20.