Charging the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in The Cook Islands

Cook Islands power outlet to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation

Cook Islands power outlet

When packing for a trip to The Cook Islands it can often be useful to know if you can use any common electronics such as mobile phones or tablets at your hotel. But by not knowing which wall socket is used in The Cook Islands you may pack the wrong power charger, therefore leaving you needing to buy or borrow a suitable power adaptor when you're there which might be incompatible and cause problems with your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Differing voltages and plug types can often be daunting when planning to travel to a new country, especially if you've never been there before. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this article shows exactly what to buy in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation . This guide has been written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying abroad.If you're visiting The Cook Islands this page has instructions showing you charging the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by using their standard 240 volt 50Hz Type I wall outlet. If you are visiting The Cook Islands from another country make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check that your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. If you intend on taking a trip to a Cook Islands place such as Avarua read the Wikipedia entry about The Cook Islands [1] for further details.

This guide shows you how to connect the Cook Islands power outlet to the 6 inch Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This particular make of the Kindle tablet 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. These instructions assume you are using Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however if you don't please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation software update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your device. Visit the manufacturers site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in The Cook Islands

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in The Cook Islands?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Cook Islands power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in The Cook Islands?

When travelling to more than one country then the best travel charger for The Cook Islands to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the included heads over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters this will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters. By only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets with just a single wall outlet.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for The Cook Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to The Cook Islands 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 travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a generous 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 most travellers from around the world visiting The Cook Islands.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in The Cook Islands?

How to use a Type I power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Cook Islands power outlet

Using type B USB Micro cable and a Type I USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Cook Islands power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Cook Islands power outlet you will need to buy a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type I USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall outlet, sometimes known as a Type I power outlet [3], can be identified by the 3 thin slots for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top of your 6" Kindle Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Cook Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 6 inch Kindle Fire takes around less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life should last 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type I power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Cook Islands power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cook_Islands - Wikipedia entry about The Cook Islands
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201596990&linkId=WFISVHSRCRSZTJA4 - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeI.htm - Type I 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 6 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type I USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type I 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters