Charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a power outlet in Cambodia

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Cambodian power outlet with USB Micro type B cord with a three pin Type G power adapter, charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Type A power adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a 2 pin Europlug Type C power adapter

Cambodian power outlet

Different region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when staying in Cambodia.This page contains instructions telling you how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when staying in Cambodia using the Type G, A or C Cambodian 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. If you are visiting Cambodia from another region please double check the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Cambodian power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle Fire can be identified by the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This guide assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle OS update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. For further information visit the Amazon.com website for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation user guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Cambodia

Can the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation be used in Cambodia?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation to a Cambodian power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Cambodia?

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation the best travel charger for Cambodia to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Cambodians use three different types of power outlets (types G, A and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types A, C and G.

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters. Only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

We recommend searching for a versatile power charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Cambodia

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, but for those also wishing 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 when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Cambodia 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 visiting Cambodia using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for 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 Cambodia.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Cambodia?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Cambodian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using USB Micro type B cord with a three pin Type G power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Cambodian power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from the Cambodian power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly plug the Type G USB power adapter in the Cambodian power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by the three rectangular slots forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the bottom of your Fire situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Cambodian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Third Generation takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation battery life should last 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Cambodian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Cambodian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Instructions on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Cambodian power outlet using Type B USB Micro connector with a Type A power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using the Cambodian power outlet you will need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type A USB power adapter into the power outlet. This ungrounded plug supply, sometimes known as a Type A power outlet [7], can be recognised by two adjacent slots next to each other where the plug outlet blades go. Please note power cords with type A sockets which are rated at only 125 V shouldn't be used in Cambodia so please check prior to turning the power on.
  3. Connect one end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. You can find the USB port at the foot of the Third Generation Kindle Fire HD located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Cambodian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Third Generation Kindle Fire HD will display a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes under 6 hours to fully charge but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is approximately 9 - 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Cambodian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Cambodian power outlet

Instructions on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Cambodian power outlet using Type B USB Micro cord with a Europlug Type C USB charger.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Cambodian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Cambodian power outlet. The wall supply is recognised by 2 circular holes adjacent to each other where the live and neutral pins go.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. You can find the USB port at the base of your 7" Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Cambodian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Third Generation Kindle Fire HD screen will show a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes around around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation lasts 9 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Cambodian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambodia - Wikipedia.org entry about Cambodia
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201295080&linkId=AD5IYD4P6GI4Y7F5 - Kindle Fire HD 3rd 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 3rd 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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  8. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  10. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  11. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters