How to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a power outlet in Bermuda

A guide showing how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Bermuda power outlet by using Type B USB connector with a Type A power charger and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a 3 pinned Type B USB plug.

Bermuda power outlet

If you are organizing a vacation to Bermuda it can be useful to know in advance if you'll be able to use all your essential electronics when you get to your hotel. But without knowing which power supply to expect you may end up either weighing your suitcases down with unnecessary spare adaptors or pack the wrong charger, therefore leaving you having to buy or borrow a potentially overpriced power adaptor when you need it. Varying complicated frequencies and standards can often be daunting when planning on staying in another country to the first time traveller. This guide has been written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you're in Bermuda.When staying in Bermuda this page contains instructions showing how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the standard types B or A 120 volt 60Hz power outlets, Type B power outlets are typically used by a majority of Bermudians. Most power sources will change depending on which area you taking a trip to therefore please read our Wikiconnections travel power connections list for a complete list of powering devices in different countries. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when you are visiting Bermuda from a different region then check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically devices which originated from a different country which use a higher voltage (for example 240 volts) sometimes take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check that the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to ensure proper use.

These instructions show you how to connect the Bermuda power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire 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. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the operating system for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle firmware update which ensures you have the most up to date features for your device. Visit the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

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

Can the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation be used in Bermuda?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Bermuda power outlet.

Bermuda

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Bermuda?

When you are travelling to more than one country the best travel power adapter for Bermuda to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different standards of wall outlets that Bermudans use (types B and A) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type A.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your type of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these power adapters, along with support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

This means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy individual power chargers on your trip to Bermuda or using up additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at an airport or on a plane. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single wall outlet.

We suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter online. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Bermuda

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 those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel 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 travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Bermuda using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Bermuda. [9]
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Bermuda?

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

A guide showing how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Bermuda power outlet by using Type B USB connector with a Type A power charger.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Bermuda power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type A USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by 2 thin slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the foot of the Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Bermuda power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition Forth Generation takes around 6 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire battery life is roughly 7 to 8 hours. For more information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Bermuda power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Bermuda power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using Type B USB cable with a Type B power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Bermuda power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Bermuda power outlet you'll need to use a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type B USB power adapter and inserting it into the Bermuda power outlet. This wall supply (sometimes called a Type B power outlet [7]) is recognised by the two slots parallel to each other for live and neutral blades with a hole below for the slightly longer ground pin.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B Micro USB cord into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the base of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bermuda power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Fire display will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle should last approximately 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Bermuda power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org page about Bermuda
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 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, around $10.
  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 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, costs between $10 to $15.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around $15.