How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Dominica

Learn how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Dominicand power outlet with USB micro Type B cable and a Type G USB adapter and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a three pin Type D USB adapter.

Dominicand power outlet

Different combinations of standards and sockets can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never been there before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation . This page is a guide which shows what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when staying in Dominica using their Type G or D Dominicand 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, please be aware that Type G wall outlets will be used by most Dominicansd. When visiting Dominica from another country please make sure your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) double check your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overheating when powering up. If you are planning on visiting a Dominicand destination like Roseau refer to the wikipedia entry about Dominica [1] for further details prior to travelling to the area.

The following page shows how to connect the Dominicand power outlet to the Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Visit the Amazon page where you'll find the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle is recognised by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation update to ensure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your tablet. For more information visit the manufacturers website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Dominica

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Dominica?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a Dominicand power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Dominica?

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation and visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Dominica is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two types of plug sockets in Dominica (G and D) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type G.

As 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 switching the plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these travel adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter will allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power adapters or using up additional wall outlets. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel adapter online. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Dominica

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] 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, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Dominica and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter 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 Dominica.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and gives the same set of features as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Dominica.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Dominica?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Dominicand power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Learn how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Dominicand power outlet with USB micro Type B cable and a Type G USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Dominicand power outlet you'll 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 taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the power supply. This wall outlet, technically known as the Type G power outlet [3], can be recognised by the 3 slots with plastic shutters in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Then connect 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 7 4th generation. At the top of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Dominicand power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around 6 hours to completely recharge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. The battery life on your tablet should last approximately 8 to 11 hours. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Dominicand power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Dominicand power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Dominicand power outlet with micro USB Type B cable with a Type D power adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Dominicand power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type D USB power adapter in the Dominicand power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by three round holes forming a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top of the 7" Kindle situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Dominicand power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the Fire battery life lasts approximately 8 to 11 hours. For more information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
How to use a Type D power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Dominicand power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominica - wikipedia entry about Dominica
  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/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 7 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply, estimated price 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, under C$10.
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet, under C$20.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under C$20.