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

Instructions showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet using Type B USB micro connector with a three pinned Type G power charger, charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a two pin Europlug Type C power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a three pin Type D power plug

Bhutanese power outlet

Varying different standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning on visiting a foreign country especially for the first time traveller. This page was written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you're in staying in Bhutan.If you're visiting Bhutan the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by using the Type G, C, D, F or M Bhutanese 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. If you are travelling to Bhutan from a different country please check that your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating whilst powering it.

The following guide shows you how to connect the Bhutanese power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation 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 rear. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the latest 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 Bhutan

Can the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation be used in Bhutan?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Bhutanese power outlet by using a power adaptor.

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

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 Bhutan to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [15]. Bhutanese use five different standards of wall outlets (types G, C, D, F and M) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other adapters having a 4 port charger means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring individual power adapters. By only needing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage and suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at the airport or on a flight. Due to their versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for an adaptable travel adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer - the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [15] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Bhutan

The 4 port USB travel charger [15] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however 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 can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Bhutan and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Bhutan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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. This 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Bhutan.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Bhutan?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Instructions showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet using Type B USB micro connector with a three pinned Type G power charger.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter into the Bhutanese power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the 3 vertical slots forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Micro USB type B cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top right of the Kindle located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Fire 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 recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during the charging process. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 7 - 8 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using Type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type C power adapter to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise the wall outlet by the two round adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B Micro USB cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top of your situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire screen will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The 6" Kindle Fire takes under 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during recharging. The battery life on the 6" Kindle Fire HD is approximately 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 charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using Type B USB cable and a Type D power adapter to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet you'll need to use a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type D USB power adapter into the Bhutanese power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the 3 round holes in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the top of your Kindle situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation display will display 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 take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation should last 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

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

A step by step guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet with USB Type B cord and a Type F Schuko power charger.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Bhutanese power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the Bhutanese power outlet. This circular power supply can be recognised by the two round holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins sit along with two thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top of the tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the 6" Kindle Fire display will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is roughly 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. 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 F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet

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

A guide showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet by using USB micro type B cable and a Type M power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Bhutanese power outlet you will need a Type M USB power adapter [14] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type M USB power adapter in the Bhutanese power outlet. The wall outlet, technically called a Type M power outlet [13], can be identified by 3 round holes in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the top of your tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes approximately 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 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhutan - Bhutanese 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/typeG.htm - Type G 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 G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply, costs C$15-C$20.
  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 C$10-C$15.
  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, priced under C$20.
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  10. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet, costs C$15-C$20.
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  12. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet, C$15-C$20.
  13. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  14. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet, C$15-C$20.
  15. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs under C$20.