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

A page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Belarus power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a double pin Type F Schuko USB adapter.

Belarus power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on staying in another country, especially if you've never been there before. These instructions were written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you are staying abroad.When you're going to travel to Belarus the following instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by using the standard types F or C Belarus 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are travelling to Belarus from another region please ensure the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it. If you intend on visiting a place like Minsk we also recommend referring to the Belarus entry on Wikipedia [1] for more indepth details prior to the location.

These instructions show you how to connect the Belarus power outlet to the Kindle Fire HD 6" Forth Generation and 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 this version of the Kindle Fire 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. This guide assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation update to ensure you have all the latest set of features for your Kindle. For more information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Belarus

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Belarus.

Belarus

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Belarus?

If travelling to multiple countries the best travel adapter for Belarus to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Belarusians use two different types of plug sockets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to 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 not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy individual power chargers or occupying additional power outlets. By only packing a single travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling often we recommend searching for a flexible power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Belarus

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 these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel 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 Belarus.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This 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 a more generous 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Belarus. [9]
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Belarus?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Belarus power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Belarus power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a Belarus power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the Belarus power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two circular holes adjacent to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger 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. Turn on the Belarus power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Fire display will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The tablet battery life lasts around 7 to 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.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Belarus power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

A page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Belarus power outlet by using Micro USB Type B connector with a 3 pinned Schuko Type F power charger.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Belarus 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. Plug the Type F USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by two round adjacent holes next to each other along with a pair of two thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB type B connector into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top of your Kindle tablet found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Belarus power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6" Forth Generation takes around 6 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation should last around 7 - 8 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Belarus power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Belarus entry on Wikipedia
  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, 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 F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, between $15 to $20.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around $15.