How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when planning a trip to Falkland Islands

A guide showing you how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Falkland Islands power outlet using USB type B cable with a three pin Type G USB adapter.

Falkland Islands power outlet

Complicated combinations of standards and sockets can often be daunting when planning on staying in a new country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Falkland Islands. This guide was specifically written to assist visitors wanting to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when they are travelling to Falkland Islands.The following step-by-step guide will show you how to power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you're visiting Falkland Islands using their 240 volt 50Hz Type G Falkland Islands plug outlet, the Falkland Islanders will use 13 amp plugs for power outlets. When visiting Falkland Islands from another country please double check your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from overloading when charging it. If you're planning to visit a Falkland Islands destination such as Stanley or Goose Green we also suggest referring to the Falkland Islands Wikipedia web page [1] for further information.

The following guide shows how to connect the Falkland Islands power outlet to the Kindle tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll find the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This version of the Kindle tablet is identified 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 rear of the tablet. This guide assumes you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation update to ensure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your Kindle. For more information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Falkland Islands

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Falkland Islands.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Falkland Islands?

If travelling to more than one country the best international travel power adapter for Falkland Islands is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the included plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers along with additional support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel chargers for your trip or occupying additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage as well as being suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation at an airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of versatile travel charger at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Falkland Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Falkland Islands and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Falkland Islands using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Falkland Islands.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Falkland Islands?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Falkland Islands power outlet

Using type B Micro USB cord and a Type G power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Falkland Islands power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Falkland Islands power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter into the wall outlet. The plug supply (technically known as a Type G power outlet [3]) can be recognised by the 3 rectangular holes in a triangular pattern.
  3. Connect one end of the USB type B connector into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. At the top right of your 6 inch Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Falkland Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around under 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The battery life on the Kindle tablet is 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Falkland Islands power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falkland_Islands - Falkland Islands Wikipedia web 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=201596990&linkId=WFISVHSRCRSZTJA4 - Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G 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 6 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters