Charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Bermuda

Using type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type A power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Bermuda power outlet and how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a 3 pin Type B power charger.

Bermuda power outlet

Varying complicated standards and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you are abroad.When you are staying in Bermuda the following useful instructions show how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by using their standard B or A type Bermuda 120 volt 60Hz power outlets, you'll discover a majority of Bermudans will use the Type B plug outlets. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation doesn't power up or recharges slowly when travelling to Bermuda from a different country then check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Devices which originated from a different country which use a higher voltage such as 240 volts either take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check the device is a dual voltage device (you'll find these are normally marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to ensure proper use. If you plan on travelling to a Bermuda city like St. George's or Hamilton please refer to the Bermuda Wiki page [1] for more indepth information.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Bermuda power outlet to your 7" Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 7 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. These instructions assume you have installed Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation software update to ensure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. For further information visit the manufacturers site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Bermuda

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Bermuda?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a Bermuda power outlet.

Bermuda

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Bermuda?

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation and visiting multiple countries the best travel charger for Bermuda to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different types of power outlets in Bermuda (types B and A) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type A. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other chargers this means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters. Only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their 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, tablets and speakers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel to different places we suggest searching for a flexible 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 different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Bermuda

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Bermuda and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Bermuda using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 Bermuda. [9]
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Bermuda?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bermuda power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

A guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bermuda power outlet with USB Type B cord with a Type A USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Bermuda power outlet you will need to use a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type A USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the two thin slots next to each other where the two plug outlet blades go.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top right of your tablet situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bermuda power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire battery life should last 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bermuda power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bermuda power outlet

Instructions on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bermuda power outlet with Type B USB Micro connector with a Type B USB charger.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bermuda power outlet you'll need a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type B USB power adapter into the Bermuda power outlet. You can identify this plug supply by the two slots next to each other for live and neutral blades with a semicircle hole below for the long grounded pin.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You'll find the USB port on the top of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Bermuda power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. The battery life on the 7 inch Kindle Fire is around 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Bermuda power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Bermuda Wiki page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type A USB power adapter - An unearthed Type A USB charger has 2 parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes near the tip of each blade, 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, costs between $5 to $10.
  7. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - 3 pinned Type B USB chargers have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes in the end of each blade, around $10.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs between $15 to $20.