Charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a power outlet in The US Virgin Islands

Instructions on how to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Virgin Islands power outlet using type B USB Micro cord with a three pinned Type A power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a 3 pin Type B power charger.

Virgin Islands power outlet

Varying different standards and sockets can often be daunting when planning to visit 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 Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when staying in The US Virgin Islands.If planning a holiday to The US Virgin Islands this page has instructions showing you charging the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Type B or A Virgin Islands 110 volt 60Hz power outlets. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charges slowly or does not power up when you are visiting The US Virgin Islands from another country please check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Devices which originated from another country which use a higher voltage such as 240 volts may take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual-voltage (usually marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to ensure proper use. If you intend on travelling to a Virgin Islands city such as Charlotte Amalie we also suggest reading the Wikipedia.org entry about The US Virgin Islands [1] for further information.

These instructions show how to connect the Virgin Islands power outlet to the Kids Edition Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle Fire model is recognised by the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire OS operating system for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation software update to ensure you have the most up to date set of features for your tablet. Go to the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in The US Virgin Islands

Can the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation be used in The US Virgin Islands?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Virgin Islands power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

The US Virgin Islands

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in The US Virgin Islands?

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation or visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for The US Virgin Islands to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different types of wall outlets in The US Virgin Islands (B and A) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type A. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these travel chargers, along with compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate travel adapters for your Virgin Islands trip. Because you are only packing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their versatility these types of chargers can be used when you return home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel to The US Virgin Islands we suggest buying this type of versatile power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for The US Virgin Islands

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 the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to The US Virgin Islands.
  • 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 America using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half the 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting The US Virgin Islands. [9]
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in The US Virgin Islands?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Virgin Islands power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

A guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Virgin Islands power outlet using USB Micro type B cord and a 3 pin Type A power charger.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Virgin Islands power outlet you will need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type A USB power adapter into the Virgin Islands power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by two slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the bottom of your tablet situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Virgin Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation will display a charge icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life should last roughly 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Virgin Islands power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

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

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Virgin Islands power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a Type B USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Virgin Islands power outlet you'll need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type B USB power adapter into the power outlet. The wall outlet (sometimes called the Type B power outlet [7]) is recognised by two slots for live and neutral blades with a single semicircular hole below for the longer grounded pin.
  3. Connect the USB end of the micro USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. On the bottom of your found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Virgin Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD screen will show a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge, however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life lasts 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 procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Virgin Islands power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org entry about The US Virgin Islands
  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 - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet, 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, estimated cost between $5 to $10.
  7. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet, estimated price 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, priced between $10 to $15.