How to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when visiting Kuwait

Using USB micro type B connector and a three pinned Type G power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Kuwaiti power outlet and charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a double pin Type C Europlug power plug.

Kuwaiti power outlet

Differing combinations of standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used in the world this article tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Kuwait. These guidelines have been written to prepare visitors wanting to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when they are visiting Kuwait.The following simple instructions shows what you'll need to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you're visiting Kuwait by using their types G or C Kuwaiti 240 volt 50Hz power outlets. If travelling to Kuwait from a different region make sure the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Kuwaiti power outlet to your and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation by the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes you are using version 4.5.5 Fire OS operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle software update to ensure you have all the latest set of features for your tablet. Go to the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Kuwait

Can the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation be used in Kuwait?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Kuwait by using a power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Kuwait?

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation then the best travel adapter for Kuwait to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Kuwaitis use two different standards of plug sockets (types G and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the supplied heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

This means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple travel chargers. Because you are only packing a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect 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 back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers and using just a single wall outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible power adapter at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Kuwait

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, 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 compact power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Kuwait using type B plug sockets.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs and offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Kuwait. [9]
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Kuwait?

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

Using USB micro type B connector and a three pinned Type G power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Kuwaiti power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Kuwaiti power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the Kuwaiti power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 3 vertical rectangular slots with shutters in a triangle shape.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of 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 foot of your tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Kuwaiti power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation display will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the battery life on your tablet lasts 7 - 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 Kuwaiti power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Kuwaiti power outlet

Using USB micro Type B cable and a three pin Europlug Type C power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Kuwaiti power outlet.

  1. In order to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Kuwaiti power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. The power supply is recognised by two round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the base of your tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Kuwaiti power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation screen will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes approximately around 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle should last 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Kuwaiti power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Kuwait Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, 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, between $5 to $10.
  7. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, costs between $10 to $15.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $15 to $20.