Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when staying in Honduras

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Honduran power outlet with USB type B connector and a Type A USB adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a three pinned Type B power charger.

Honduran power outlet

When packing for a holiday to Honduras it's useful to know if you'll be able to charge your common electronics when you're there. However, by not knowing which power supply to expect you are likely to bring the wrong charger, thereby leaving you needing to buy or borrow a potentially expensive adaptor on arrival that might not be compatible. Differing standards and sockets can all be daunting when planning on staying in a different country, especially to the first time traveller. This step by step guide will show you exactly what you'll need to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Honduras using their standard Type B or A 110 volt 60Hz wall outlets, you'll find most Catrachos will typically use Type B power outlets. When travelling you'll find most power sources will vary regionally therefore we suggest reading the Wiki Connections travel power connections page where you'll find a full list of regions. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation does not power up or charges slowly when travelling to Honduras from a different country please check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically devices which come from a different country which use a higher voltage such as 220 volts can take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to ensure proper use. If you are planning on visiting a Honduran city such as Tegucigalpa refer to the Honduran Wikipedia web page [1] for further details on travelling to the location.

These instructions show how to connect the Honduran power outlet to your Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle Fire version is recognised by the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation update which ensures you have all the latest set of features for your device. For more information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

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

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Honduran power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Honduras?

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation and visiting multiple countries the best travel charger for Honduras is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of power outlets that Hondurans use (types B and A) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type A. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the included heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, along with support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port charger means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power chargers on your Honduran trip. Because you are only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Honduras we recommend buying this type of flexible travel charger at an electronics retailer, the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Honduras

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters are supplied 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 international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Honduras.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Honduras?

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

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Honduran power outlet with USB type B connector and a Type A USB adapter.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Honduran power outlet you will need to use a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type A USB power adapter into the Honduran power outlet. This ungrounded power outlet (called the Type A power outlet [3]) can be recognised by 2 thin adjacent slots where the live and neutral blades go.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B USB cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the foot of the tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Honduran power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kids Edition Kindle display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kids Edition Kindle takes roughly under 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during recharging. The Kids Edition Kindle battery life should last 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Honduran power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Honduran power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using USB Type B cord and a Type B USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Honduran power outlet.

  1. To charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Honduran power outlet you'll need a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type B USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise the wall outlet by the two thin slots parallel to each other for live and neutral blades with a hole below for the earthed pin.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the base of the Fire situated 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 Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is around 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 charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Honduran power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

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=201642330&linkId=DIYALF77Y2U4CRVP - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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 Kids Edition tablet 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