Charging the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when planning a trip to Armenia

Instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Armenian power outlet with Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type C USB charger and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using a 2 pin Type F USB plug.

Armenian power outlet

Complicated combinations of region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning to stay in another country especially for the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this article shows exactly what to buy in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation . These instructions have been specifically written to prevent travellers worrying if they'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation abroad.If travelling to Armenia this page has useful instructions showing charging the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by using their standard F or C type Armenian 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. If you are visiting Armenia from another country make sure your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overloading whilst powering it. If you intend to stay in a destination such as Yerevan read the Wikipedia.org web page about Armenia [1] for further details.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Armenian power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. We recommend visiting the Amazon page to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. 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 the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This guide assumes that you have installed Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle OS update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle. Go to the support website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Armenia

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Armenia by using a power adaptor.

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

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation or visiting more than one country the best international travel adapter for Armenia to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Armenians use two different types of power outlets (types F and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers or occupying additional wall sockets. Only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with just a single wall outlet.

We recommend buying an adaptable travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Armenia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Armenia and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America going to Armenia.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Armenia. [9]
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Armenia?

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

Instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Armenian power outlet with Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type C USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using the Armenian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the Armenian power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB connector into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top right of the 6 inch Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Armenian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will display a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is approximately 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Armenian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with an Armenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using Micro USB Type B cord with a Type F Schuko power adapter to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Armenian power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from an Armenian 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 plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. The circular wall outlet, also known as a Type F power outlet [7], can be identified by the two 4.8mm round holes 19 mm next to each other along with a pair of two metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top of your tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Armenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire screen will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation battery life should last 7 to 8 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with an Armenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org web page about Armenia
  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, costs 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, under $20.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced between $15 to $20.