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

Instructions on how to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Cook Islands power outlet using type B Micro USB connector with a Type I USB adapter.

Cook Islands power outlet

Different combinations of standards and plugs can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. The following step by step guide will show you exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you are visiting The Cook Islands using their standard 240 volt 50Hz Type I power supply. If travelling to The Cook Islands from a different region make sure that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating when powering up.

These instructions show you how to connect the Cook Islands power outlet to your Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation and 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 to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes that you are using Fire operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle OS update to ensure you have all the latest set of features for your tablet. For further 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 The Cook Islands

Can the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation be used in The Cook Islands?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in The Cook Islands by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in The Cook Islands?

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

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the plugs over. If your 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 charging times with one of these types of USB power chargers, along with support for more power hungry devices. Having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring individual power chargers. Only bringing a single USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage while travelling and on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at the airport or on the flight. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using just a single plug socket.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

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 recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting counties with unstable power grids. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to The Cook Islands using type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting The Cook Islands.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in The Cook Islands?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Cook Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Instructions on how to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Cook Islands power outlet using type B Micro USB connector with a Type I USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from 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. Start the process by taking the Type I USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. The power supply, sometimes known as the Type I power outlet [3], can be identified by 3 slots forming a triangle configuration with a single vertical pin at the base and the top pair of slots sloping upward for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains 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 base of your tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Cook Islands 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 charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes around under 6 hours to fully charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is roughly 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Cook Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cook_Islands - The Cook Islands Wikipedia web page
  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/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 Kids Edition tablet 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