How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when planning a trip to The Cayman Islands

Simple instructions showing you how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Cayman Islands power outlet using USB type B cord and a 3 pinned Type A power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type B USB adapter.

Cayman Islands power outlet

Differing combinations of frequencies and region codes can often lead to confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never been there before. This page has step-by-step instructions telling you what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when travelling to The Cayman Islands using their types B or A Cayman Islands 120 volt 60Hz power outlets, you will find most Caymanians use the Type B power outlets. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charges slowly or does not power up when travelling to The Cayman Islands from a different region check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Electrical devices which originated from a country which use a higher voltage (for example 220 volts) sometimes take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check that your device is dual voltage (normally marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to ensure proper use.

These instructions show you how to connect the Cayman Islands power outlet to your 7 inch Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation 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 back. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle update to ensure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your Kindle. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The Cayman Islands

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The Cayman Islands?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a Cayman Islands power outlet.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The Cayman Islands?

When travelling to more than one country and bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation the best travel power adapter for The Cayman Islands is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Caymanians use two different standards of wall outlets (B and A) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type A. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers, along with additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers this means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters. Only packing a single travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage as well as being suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at an airport or on a plane. Due to their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling regularly we recommend buying this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for The Cayman Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 converter for travellers originating from America going to 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 from America using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 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 a generous 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 The Cayman Islands.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The Cayman Islands?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Cayman Islands power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Using USB type B connector and a three pinned Type A power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Cayman Islands power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Cayman Islands 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. Begin by taking the Type A USB power adapter and plugging it in the power outlet. You can identify the plug supply by two thin slots next to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the top of your 7 inch Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Cayman Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life is approximately 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Cayman Islands power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Cayman Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Cayman Islands power outlet using USB type B connector and a three pinned Type B power charger.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Cayman Islands power outlet you will need a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type B USB power adapter in the Cayman Islands power outlet. This wall supply, technically known as a Type B power outlet [7], can be identified by two slots parallel to each other with a single hole below for the grounded pin.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top of your 7 inch Kindle found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Cayman Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the 7 inch Kindle display will display a charge icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The takes around under 6 hours to fully charge to 100% capacity however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation lasts 8 - 11 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 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 web 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=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
  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