Charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a power outlet in Chile

Learn how to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Chilean power outlet using Type B USB cable and a Europlug Type C USB charger and powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a three pinned Type L power adapter.

Chilean power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially to the first time traveller. This page contains simple instructions showing what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you are travelling to Chile by using their standard types L or C 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets, you'll find most Chileans normally use the Type L plug outlets. If you are visiting Chile from another region please check the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. If you're planning on staying in a city like Santiago or Puente Alto we recommend referring to the Chile country wikipedia page [1] for more details prior to visiting the location.

These instructions show how to connect the Chilean power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire range. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle Fire version is recognised by the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume that you have installed Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle OS update to ensure you have the most up to date fixes for your device. Visit the support site at Amazon.com 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 Chile

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

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

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

When travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Chile is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of wall outlets in Chile (L and C) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these USB power chargers, plus compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. This will also allow you to power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers on your Chilean trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Chile we recommend buying this type of versatile travel charger online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Chile

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power grids. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Chile and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Chile using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting Chile.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Chile?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Chilean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Learn how to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Chilean power outlet using Type B USB cable and a Europlug Type C USB charger.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the Chilean power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Chilean power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the 2 circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro type B connector into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the bottom of your Kids Edition Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Chilean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition screen will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to fully recharge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. The battery life on your tablet is around 7 to 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Chilean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

Using USB micro type B cable and a Type L USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Chilean power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Chilean power outlet you'll need a Type L USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type L USB power adapter and inserting it in the Chilean power outlet. You can recognise this flattened hexagon shaped wall outlet by three adjecent holes in a line. You'll find there are two different variations of Type L wall outlet rated at 10 amps and 16 amps. The 10 amp version has 4mm pins spaced 5.5mm apart whilst a 16 amp version has slightly larger 5mm round pins spaced 8mm apart.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro type B connector into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the bottom of your Kids Edition Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Chilean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kids Edition Kindle screen will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to fully recharge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. The battery life on your is around 7 to 8 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Chilean power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type L USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chile - Chile country wikipedia page
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201642330&linkId=DIYALF77Y2U4CRVP - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201119640&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=BHZDW336CXLI4M7V - Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeL.htm - Type L power outlet
  8. Type L USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type L mains power outlet
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters