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

Grenadian power outlet to a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation

Grenadian power outlet

Different region codes and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Grenada. These instructions were specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you're abroad.If you are travelling to Grenada this page contains instructions showing how to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation using their 230 volt 50Hz G Type Grenadian wall outlet, with the Grenadians using a 13 amp plug for power outlets. Most power sockets vary from region to region so please read our Wikiconnections global power connections guide where you'll find a complete list showing regions and countries. If you are travelling to Grenada from a different country double check your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overloading when charging it. If you plan on staying at a Grenadian place such as St. George's or Gouyave refer to the Grenada Wiki page [1] for further details prior to the location.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Grenadian power outlet to your Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. 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 power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update which ensures you have the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. 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 Grenada

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Grenada by using the correct power adaptor.

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

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Grenada is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers this means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters or using up additional power outlets. By only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Grenada

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, 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 visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Grenada.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Grenada. [7] [AD]
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Grenada?

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

Instructions on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Grenadian power outlet using USB Micro type B cable with a Type G power charger.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Grenadian power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type G USB power adapter in the Grenadian power outlet. The plug outlet, sometimes called a Type G power outlet [3], can be recognised by the three vertical rectangular holes in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top right of your 6" Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Grenadian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes around 6 hours to completely recharge to 100% capacity however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation should last approximately 7 to 8 hours. 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 Grenadian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Grenada Wiki page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, estimated cost 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, under $10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated cost around $15.