How to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when planning a trip to Latvia

Using USB type B connector and a three pinned Europlug Type C power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Latvian power outlet and charging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Schuko Type F USB charger.

Latvian power outlet

Different combinations of standards and voltages can often cause confusion when planning to stay in a different country, especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article shows exactly what to pick up in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Latvia. These instructions were written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation when you are going to Latvia.When you are travelling to Latvia this page has useful instructions showing how to power your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using the standard F or C type 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When visiting Latvia from another country please double check your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure that the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overloading during charging.

The following list of instructions show how to connect the Latvian power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This make of the Kindle tablet is recognised by the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear. This guide assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle software update which ensures you have the most up to date fixes for your tablet. For more information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

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

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Latvia?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation to a Latvian power outlet.

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

When you are travelling to more than one country and bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation the best travel power adapter for Latvia is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two types of wall outlets in Latvia (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by switching the plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB travel adapters plus additional compatibility with more power demanding devices.

Having a 4 port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple power chargers or using up additional wall outlets. Because you are only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation at the airport or on a flight. Because of their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional power outlet.

If you travel to Latvia we recommend searching for this type of flexible power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Latvia

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation, but for visitors 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 can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from America going to Latvia.
  • 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 is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Latvia.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation in Latvia?

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

Using USB type B connector and a three pinned Type C power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Latvian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from the Latvian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Latvian power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by two circular adjacent holes.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B USB micro cord into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation. At the base of your Kids Edition Kindle Fire HD found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Latvian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire display will show a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately under 6 hours to completely charge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation is 7 to 8 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation with a Latvian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

Using USB Type B cord and a 3 pinned Type F power adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Latvian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation using a Latvian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. This recessed circular power supply can be recognised by the two adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral and two thin grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains 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 bottom of the Kindle situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Latvian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle tablet display will show a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately under 6 hours to completely charge but this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation battery life is roughly 7 to 8 hours. For further information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition tablet 4th generation from a Latvian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latvia - Latvia 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=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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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