How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a power outlet in Nepal

Instructions on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet with Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter, how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Europlug Type C USB adapter and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Type D power charger

Nepali power outlet

Various voltages and standards can all be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. These instructions were written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you are staying abroad.This page contains a useful guide telling you what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you are visiting Nepal by using the standard Type D, C or M 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. You'll discover most power sockets will vary depending on which country you're taking a trip to therefore please read the WikiConnections travel power connections list for a full list showing charging devices in different destinations. If visiting Nepal from a different region check your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overloading whilst powering it.

These instructions show you how to connect the Nepali power outlet to the Forth Generation Kindle Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 Fire operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle software update to make sure you have the most up-to-date features for your tablet. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Nepal

Can the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation be used in Nepal?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation to a Nepali power outlet.

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

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation then the best international travel charger for Nepal is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Nepalese use three different types of plug sockets (D, C and M) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers on your trip to Nepal. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage as well as being on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power adapter at an electronics retailer. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Nepal

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however 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 crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Nepal using type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Nepal. [11]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Nepal?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pin Type C Europlug USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Nepali power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Nepali power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 2 adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B USB connector into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the top right of your found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Nepali power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the Kindle tablet 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 procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

A page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Nepali power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First insert the Type D USB power adapter into the wall outlet. This wall supply (technically known as the Type D power outlet [7]) looks like three round holes forming a triangle configuration.
  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 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 Nepali power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the Fire 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 procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

Using type B micro USB connector with a 3 pinned Type M USB charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Nepali power outlet you'll need to buy a Type M USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type M USB power adapter into the Nepali power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 3 circular holes forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the power adapter 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 of your located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Nepali power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle display will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully charge but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation lasts roughly 7 - 8 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Nepali power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Nepal Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 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, priced 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, between $5 to $10.
  7. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, priced between $10 to $15.
  9. iec.ch - Type M power outlet
  10. Type M USB power adapter - South African Type M USB chargers have three large circular pins in a triangular shape with the top earthed pin longer and larger in diameter, priced between $10 to $15.
  11. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated price between $15 to $20.