How to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a power outlet in Saint Martin

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a St Martins power outlet using Micro USB type B connector and a three pin Type C Europlug USB adapter and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a two pinned Type F Schuko USB plug.

St Martins power outlet

If you are organizing a vacation to Saint Martin it is useful to know in advance if you can power all your common devices such as mobiles or laptop computers when you get there. Without knowing which power supply is used in Saint Martin you may bring the wrong adaptor, therefore having to borrow a potentially overpriced power adaptor when you get there. Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never been there before. This guide was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you're travelling abroad.When you are visiting Saint Martin this page contains instructions showing how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using their standard types F or C St Martins 230 volt 60Hz plug outlets, please be aware that Type F wall outlets will be normally used by most Saint Martins. When you are travelling to Saint Martin from another country please ensure the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be used with a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

This guide shows you how to connect the St Martins power outlet to the Kids Edition Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Visit the Amazon page where you'll find the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 firmware or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation firmware update to make sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. Visit the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Saint Martin

Can the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation be used in Saint Martin?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a St Martins power outlet.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Saint Martin?

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best travel power adapter for Saint Martin to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Saint Martins use two different standards of wall outlets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile power charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Martin

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Saint Martin and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 visiting Saint Martin using 3 pin type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 from America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Saint Martin.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Saint Martin?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a St Martins power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Learn how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a St Martins power outlet by using type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a St Martins power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by the 2 adjacent holes for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the bottom of the Kids Edition Kindle found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the St Martins power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation screen will display a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the Kindle tablet battery life is roughly 7 to 8 hours depending on use. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a St Martins power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a St Martins power outlet

Using USB micro Type B cable with a Schuko Type F USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a St Martins power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the St Martins power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it into the St Martins power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes next to each other along with a pair of two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Micro Type B connector into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the base of your Fire located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the St Martins power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle tablet display will display a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes around 6 hours to fully recharge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the tablet battery life lasts approximately 7 to 8 hours. For more information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a St Martins power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Martin - wikipedia.org page about Saint Martin
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201642330&linkId=DIYALF77Y2U4CRVP - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C 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 Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters