Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in The Cayman Islands

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Cayman Islands power outlet using micro USB Type B connector and a Type A power adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Type B USB charger.

Cayman Islands power outlet

When packing for a trip it's helpful to know in advance if you'll be able to use any devices such as mobiles and tablets when you arrive. However, by not knowing which plug socket to expect you may end up either bringing unnecessary adaptors or pack the wrong power adaptor, meaning having to buy a suitable charger on arrival that might be incompatible. Varying complicated standards and voltages can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation . These instructions were specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you are travelling to The Cayman Islands.This step-by-step guide tells you how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in The Cayman Islands using their standard types B or A 120 volt 60Hz plug outlets, most Caymanians will use Type B power outlets. You will discover that power sockets will vary depending on which area you are visiting therefore we suggest reading the World power supplies page for a full list of countries. If the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when travelling to The Cayman Islands from another country check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Normally electrical devices which originated from a different country which use a higher voltage (for example 240 volts) either take longer to charge or won't power up, check the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual-voltage (usually marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to ensure proper use.

This guide shows how to connect the Cayman Islands power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. We recommend visiting the Amazon page for the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle Fire version is identified 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 back. These instructions assume you have installed Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation update which makes sure you have the most up to date fixes for your tablet. For further information visit the Amazon support site for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in The Cayman Islands

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in The Cayman Islands?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Cayman Islands power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in The Cayman Islands?

If travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation then the best international travel charger for The Cayman Islands to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two types of power outlets in The Cayman Islands (B and A) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type A. 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 simply by changing the included plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these travel chargers and additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters this means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power chargers or occupying additional wall sockets. By only needing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend searching for a flexible power charger of this nature online. The travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for The Cayman Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unstable power supplies. 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 countries around the world:

  • 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 option for travellers originating from North America visiting The Cayman Islands.
  • 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 and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half 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 The Cayman Islands.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in The Cayman Islands?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Cayman Islands power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Using USB micro type B cord with a Type A USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Cayman Islands power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Cayman Islands power outlet you will 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 taking the Type A USB power adapter and inserting it in the Cayman Islands power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by two thin adjacent slots for live and neutral blades.
  3. Connect one end of the micro USB Type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the top right of your located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Cayman Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation display will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the 6 inch Kindle battery life should last around 7 - 8 hours. 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 Cayman Islands power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Cayman Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using Type B USB micro cord with a 3 pin Type B USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Cayman Islands power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Cayman Islands power outlet you'll need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly plug the Type B USB power adapter in the power supply. You can identify this plug outlet by two slots parallel to each other for live and neutral blades with a semicircular shaped hole below for the long earth pin.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro Type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains charger 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 tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Cayman Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation display will show a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during recharging. The battery life on your Kindle should last roughly 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Cayman Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cayman_Islands - wikipedia page about The Cayman Islands
  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
  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/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B 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