Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in The Ascension Islands

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Ascensionian Island power outlet using type B USB Micro connector with a Type G power adapter.

Ascensionian Island power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to visit another country if you've never visited before. These instructions have been written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you're staying abroad.This page contains instructions telling you what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when travelling to The Ascension Islands using a standard 240 volt 50Hz G Type Ascensionian Island plug outlet, the Ascensionians will use a 13 amp plug for wall outlets. When travelling to The Ascension Islands from a different country please check that your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overloading during charging.

These instructions show how to connect the Ascensionian Island power outlet to your 7" Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle model can be identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle firmware update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. Visit the manufacturers site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

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

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in The Ascension Islands?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to an Ascensionian Island power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

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

When travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation the best international travel adapter for The Ascension Islands is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by switching the heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters plus additional support for more power demanding devices.

Having a four port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers for your Ascensionian Island trip. By only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and e-readers with just a single plug socket.

We suggest searching for an adaptable travel charger of this nature online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for The Ascension Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both The Ascension Islands 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 Ascension Islands.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 much more cost effective 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting The Ascension Islands.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The Ascension Islands?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Ascensionian Island power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Ascensionian Island power outlet using type B USB Micro connector with a Type G power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Ascensionian Island power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly plug the Type G USB power adapter in the Ascensionian Island power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the three holes containing plastic shutters in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the micro USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top right of the 7 inch Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Ascensionian Island power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the 7 inch Kindle will display a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. The 7" Kindle battery life should last 8 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Ascensionian Island power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Helena,_Ascension_and_Tristan_da_Cunha - The Ascension Islands entry on wikipedia
  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/typeG.htm - Type G 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 G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply, priced at between $10 to $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, estimated price between $5 to $10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $10 to $15.