Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Honduras

Using USB Micro type B cord with a 3 pin Type A power charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Honduran power outlet and powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a 3 pin Type B power charger.

Honduran power outlet

Differing combinations of frequencies and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never visited before. This guide has been written to prevent visitors worrying if they'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when they're staying abroad.This page has step-by-step instructions demonstrating how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when staying in Honduras by using their standard B or A type Honduran 110 volt 60Hz plug outlets, most Hondurans typically use Type B power outlets. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charges slowly or does not power up when you are visiting Honduras from a different region then check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Devices which originated from a different country which use a higher voltage (for example 240 volts) may take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check that your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (you'll find these are normally marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to ensure proper use.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Honduran power outlet to the Kindle tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle Fire can be identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This guide assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation firmware, but if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation software update to ensure you have the most up to date set of features for your tablet. Go to the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Honduras

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Honduras?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Honduras.

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

If travelling to more than one country or bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation then the best travel adapter for Honduras is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Catrachos use two different types of power outlets (types B and A) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type A.

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can support Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these types of power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a four port adapter means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate power adapters or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only packing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling as well as being suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at an airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We recommend searching for a multipurpose travel charger of this nature online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Honduras

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Honduras using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 Honduras.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Honduras?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Honduran power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Using USB Micro type B cord with a 3 pin Type A power charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Honduran power outlet.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Honduran 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 inserting the Type A USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall outlet (known as the Type A power outlet [3]) is identified by 2 thin adjacent slots next to each other where the twin plug outlet blades go.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top of your tablet found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Honduran power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD 7 will display a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation lasts 8 to 11 hours depending on use. For more information on charging 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 Honduran power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Honduran power outlet

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Honduran power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a Type B USB charger.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Honduran 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. Plug the Type B USB power adapter into the power outlet. The wall outlet (known as the Type B power outlet [7]) is identified by the 2 thin slots next to each other where the live and neutral blades slide into with a hole below for the earth pin.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top right of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD 7 located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Honduran power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the 7 inch Kindle screen will show a charge icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge, however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life should last 8 to 11 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Honduran power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honduras - Honduran 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=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