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

A guide showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Lao power outlet by using USB micro Type B cable and a three pinned Schuko Type F power charger, powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a double pin Type C Europlug power plug and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Type E power charger

Lao power outlet

Various standards and voltages can often cause confusion when planning to visit another country, especially if you've never visited before. This page was written to prevent travellers needing to worry if they can charge their Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when abroad.This page contains instructions which shows what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Laos by using their Type F, C or E Lao 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When travelling to Laos from another region check 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) double check 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 power converter to avoid the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Lao 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 operating system 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 device. Visit Amazon 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 Laos

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Laos?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Lao power outlet.

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

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation then the best travel adapter for Laos to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Laos use three different standards of power outlets (F, C and E) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of 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 heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of power adapters, plus compatibility with more power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel chargers this means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack seperate travel adapters for your trip or using up additional wall outlets. Only needing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets using just a single plug socket.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Laos

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, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Laos 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 Laos.
  • 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 from North America using type B plugs and gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 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 Laos. [10]
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Laos?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Lao power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

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

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Lao power outlet you will need to use 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 insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Lao power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by the 2 circular holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Micro USB type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the bottom of the Kids Edition Kindle Fire found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Lao power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will display a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge, but this may be longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle battery life should last around 7 - 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Lao power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

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

Instructions showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Lao power outlet with Micro USB type B cord and a Type E power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Lao power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type E USB power adapter in the power supply. This recessed circular wall supply (known as the CEE 7/7 outlet) can be identified by two adjacent holes along with one metal grounding pin protruding in the top to form a triangle configuration.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the foot of your situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Lao power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle tablet screen will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kids Edition Kindle Fire takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life is around 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Lao power outlet

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

A guide showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Lao power outlet by using USB micro Type B cable and a three pinned Schuko Type F power charger.

  1. In order to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Lao power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the two round holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the two pins go, plus thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the foot of your tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Lao power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire display will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life is around 7 to 8 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Lao power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia entry about Laos
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, 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, costs between $5 to $10.
  7. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on Type E USB chargers which are placed 19mm apart and may include a hole for an earthing pin, between $15 to $20.
  9. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  10. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around $15.