Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a power outlet in New Caledonia

Using USB Type B cord and a Type C Europlug USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a New Caledonian power outlet and recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Type F Schuko power plug.

New Caledonian power outlet

Complicated combinations of voltages and plug types can often cause confusion when planning to visit another country especially to the first time traveller. This guide has been specifically written to stop visitors worrying if they'll be able to power their Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when they're staying in New Caledonia.This page has useful instructions telling you what you'll need to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you're travelling to New Caledonia using their standard Type F or C 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling to New Caledonia from another region make sure the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure that your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from overloading during charging.

This guide shows how to connect the New Caledonian power outlet to the Fire 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 to see the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify this Kindle Fire version by the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume you have installed Fire OS operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation software update to ensure you have all the latest features for your Kindle Fire. 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 New Caledonia

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in New Caledonia?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a New Caledonian power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

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What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in New Caledonia?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation the best international travel charger for New Caledonia to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of power outlets in New Caledonia (F and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied heads. If your model 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 travel chargers along with support for more power hungry devices.

This will also allow you to power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers. By only needing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage as well as being suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at an airport or on your flight. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters 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.

We recommend searching for an adaptable travel adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for New Caledonia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but for visitors 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 necessary when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both New Caledonia and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power converter for travellers originating from North America going to New Caledonia.
  • 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 North America using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting New Caledonia. [9]
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in New Caledonia?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a New Caledonian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using USB Type B cord and a Type C Europlug USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a New Caledonian power outlet.

  1. To charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the New Caledonian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the New Caledonian power outlet. This plug supply, also known as a Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, can be identified by the two adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into 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 tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the New Caledonian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kids Edition Kindle screen will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kids Edition Kindle takes under 6 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is roughly 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a New Caledonian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a New Caledonian power outlet

Instructions on how to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a New Caledonian power outlet with Type B USB cable and a three pinned Type F USB adapter.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the New Caledonian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly plug the Type F USB power adapter in the power supply. The recessed round power outlet can be recognised by two round adjacent holes next to each other, plus thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB type B cable into the USB mains adapter 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 Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the New Caledonian 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 takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during recharging. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a New Caledonian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - New Caledonian Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, under C$5.
  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$15.
  7. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, priced C$4-C$5.
  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.