How to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when planning a trip to Colombia

Using type B USB connector with a Type A power adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Colombian power outlet and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a three pinned Type B power plug.

Colombian power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and voltages can often cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country especially for the first time traveller. If you are staying in Colombia this page has useful instructions showing how to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the standard types B or A 110 volt 60Hz power outlets. Power supplies vary from country to country therefore please read our Wikiconnections world power supplies list where you'll find a full list showing charging devices in different destinations. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when you are travelling to Colombia from another country then check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Normally electrical devices which come from another country which use a higher voltage such as 240 volts may take longer to charge or won't power up, check your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is a dual voltage device (you'll find these are normally indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to ensure proper use.

This guide shows you how to connect the Colombian power outlet to the and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify this Kindle Fire version by the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you have installed Fire OS operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation software update which makes sure you have the latest features for your device. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

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

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Colombia.

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

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation then the best international travel charger for Colombia is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Colombians use two different types of plug sockets (types B and A) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for type A.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the included heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters plus compatibility with more power hungry devices. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters. Because you are only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

For those travelling often we recommend buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online. The travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Colombia

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Colombia.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 Colombia.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Colombia?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Colombian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Using type B USB connector with a Type A power adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Colombian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Colombian power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type A USB power adapter in the power outlet. The plug outlet (technically known as a Type A power outlet [3]) can be recognised by the 2 adjacent slots next to each other for live and neutral blades.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the bottom of your Kindle situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Colombian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around under 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life is roughly 7 to 8 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Colombian 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 Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Colombian power outlet

A guide showing you how to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Colombian power outlet using USB type B cable with a Type B USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Colombian power outlet you will need to use a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly insert the Type B USB power adapter into the Colombian power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by the 2 thin slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral blades with a semicircular hole below for the grounded pin.
  3. Then connect one end of the micro USB Type B cord into the bottom of the mains USB 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 your Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Colombian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation display will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around 6 hours to completely recharge, but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation should last around 7 - 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Colombian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colombia - wikipedia.org entry about Colombia
  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