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

A page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Papua New Guinea power outlet with type B USB connector with a Type I power adapter.

Papua New Guinea power outlet

Complicated combinations of standards and sockets can often be confusing when planning on visiting another country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Papua New Guinea. This page was specifically written to assist visitors wanting to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when going abroad.This page contains a guide showing what you'll need to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you are in Papua New Guinea by using their 240 volt 50Hz I Type Papua New Guinea wall outlet. If visiting Papua New Guinea from a different country make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it.

This guide shows you how to connect the Papua New Guinea power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle can be recognised 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 rear. This guide assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation firmware, if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation update to make sure you have the latest set of features for your Kindle. For further information go to the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Papua New Guinea

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Papua New Guinea?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Papua New Guinea by using the correct power adaptor.

Papua New Guinea

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Papua New Guinea?

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation then the best international travel charger for Papua New Guinea to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these power adapters, and support for more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers this means you can power multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers or using up additional wall outlets. Only packing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their versatility 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, tablets and e-readers with only a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for an adaptable travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer, the power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Papua New Guinea

The 4 port USB travel charger 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, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting counties with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Papua New Guinea and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Papua New Guinea using type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 North America using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Papua New Guinea. [7]
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Papua New Guinea?

How to use a Type I power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Papua New Guinea power outlet

A guide on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Papua New Guinea power outlet with type B Micro USB connector with a Type I power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Papua New Guinea power outlet you will need a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type I USB power adapter in the power outlet. The plug outlet (technically known as the Type I power outlet [3]) can be identified by the 3 slots for the live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the micro USB Type B cord into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top right of your 7" Kindle found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Papua New Guinea power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will show a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately under 6 hours to fully charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The battery life on the Kindle tablet is 8 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Type I power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Papua New Guinea power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Papua New Guinea Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type I USB power adapter - Type I USB chargers use three short flat blades in a V format with the top blade acting as a grounding pin, priced at under 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, C$10-C$15.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under C$20.