How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in Guinea

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Guinean power outlet by using USB Type B cable with a Type C power adapter, how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a two pinned Type F Schuko power plug and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a two pinned Type K USB charger

Guinean power outlet

Complicated standards and plugs can often lead to confusion when planning on staying in a new country to the first time traveller. This page is a guide showing you what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when staying in Guinea by using their F, C or K type 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are travelling to Guinea from another region please ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be used with a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overloading when charging it.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Guinean power outlet to your Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle Fire model 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 of the tablet. This guide assumes you are using firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, but if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation firmware update to make sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your Kindle Fire. For more information visit the manufacturers website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Guinea

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Guinea?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Guinea by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Guinea?

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Guinea is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different standards of wall outlets that Guineans use (types F, C and K) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the supplied heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers plus additional compatibility with more power hungry devices. Having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters or using up additional power outlets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single wall outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile power charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Guinea

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power 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 international travel adaptor 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 Guinea.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Guinea.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Guinea?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Guinean power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Guinean power outlet by using Type B USB connector with a Type C power charger.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Guinean power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the Guinean power outlet. The power supply can be recognised by the two circular holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the top right of your Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charge icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The tablet battery life should last approximately 7 to 8 hours. For more information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging process.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Guinean power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Guinean power outlet with micro USB Type B cable with a Schuko Type F USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Guinean power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it into the Guinean power outlet. This round power outlet, sometimes known as a Schuko outlet, can be recognised by the two 4.8mm holes 19 mm apart from each other where the twin plug outlet pins go along with metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top of the 6" Kindle situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately under 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity, but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation should last around 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

How to use a Type K power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Guinean power outlet

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Guinean power outlet with micro USB Type B cable with a Type K power adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Guinean power outlet you will need to buy a Type K USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to plug in the Type K USB power adapter into the Guinean power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 3 holes forming a triangular shape with the bottom hole appearing in a semicircular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB Micro cord into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top right of your Kindle tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life is 7 - 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
How to use a Type K power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Guinean power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guinea - Wikipedia.org page about Guinea
  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/typeC.htm - Type C 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 C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, priced at under $15.
  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, under $10.
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet, costing between $10 to $15.
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  10. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K mains power outlet, under $15.
  11. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced between $10 to $15.