Charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when planning a trip to The Cook Islands

A guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Cook Islands power outlet by using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type I power adapter.

Cook Islands power outlet

Differing voltages and sockets can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation . These instructions have been specifically written to stop people worrying if they'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation abroad.If visiting The Cook Islands these instructions show powering the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by using their standard 240 volt 50Hz I Type Cook Islands power supply. If you are travelling to The Cook Islands from a different region please check that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it up.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Cook Islands power outlet to your Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This model of Kindle 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 version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation firmware update to make sure you have the latest fixes for your device. For more information go to the Amazon support site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The Cook Islands

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The Cook Islands?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The Cook Islands by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The Cook Islands?

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation and visiting more than one country the best international travel adapter for The Cook Islands is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation supports Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other chargers this will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers on your trip or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just 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 power outlet.

For those travelling to The Cook Islands we suggest searching for a multipurpose travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose 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 wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel adapters are supplied 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 power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting The Cook Islands using 3 pinned type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and is a 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 just 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting The Cook Islands.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The Cook Islands?

How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Cook Islands power outlet

A guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Cook Islands power outlet by using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type I power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Cook Islands power outlet you will need to use 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. You can recognise this plug supply by the three slots forming an upside-down triangular shape with the top two slots sloping upwards for the live, neutral and ground blades.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB Micro type B connector into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top right of the Kindle tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Cook Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is approximately 8 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 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=201597000&linkId=UZWL22ALFPXJ3QYM - Kindle Fire HD 7 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 7 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