Charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when planning a trip to Cambodia

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Cambodian power outlet with type B USB Micro cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter, powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a 3 pin Type G power adapter and how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a 2 pin Type A power charger

Cambodian power outlet

Differing voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially to the first time traveller. These guidelines were specifically written to prevent travellers worrying if they'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when they're staying in Cambodia.When you're visiting Cambodia these instructions show charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation by using their standard Type G, A or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are visiting Cambodia from another country make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it.

These instructions show how to connect the Cambodian power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. Please visit the Amazon page for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire can be identified by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed version 7.5.1 or greater of the Fire OS operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle Fire. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Cambodia

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Cambodia?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Cambodia by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Cambodia?

When travelling to more than one country then the best travel charger for Cambodia to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Cambodians use three different standards of wall outlets (types G, A and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for both types A, C and G. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. This means you can charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate travel chargers on your Cambodian trip or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only packing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous 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 7 2nd generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters 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 type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Cambodia.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Cambodia?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Cambodian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type G power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Cambodian power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Cambodian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the Cambodian power outlet. The power outlet, sometimes known as a Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 vertical holes with shutters in a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of your Second Generation Kindle Fire HD located next to the HDMI socket you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Cambodian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle Fire takes around less than 5 hours to completely recharge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your 7" Kindle Fire is approximately 7 - 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Cambodian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Cambodian power outlet

The WikiConnections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Cambodian power outlet using type B USB micro cable and a 3 pin Type A USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Cambodian power outlet you'll need a Type A USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type A USB power adapter and plugging it in the Cambodian power outlet. The wall outlet, sometimes known as a Type A power outlet [7], can be recognised by 2 thin adjacent slots for live and neutral blades. Note that power cables used with type A outlets which are rated at only 125 V shouldn't be used in Cambodia so please check prior to turning the power on.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You can find the USB port at the side of your 7" Kindle Fire located next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the Cambodian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The Second Generation Kindle Fire battery life should last 7 to 10 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Cambodian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Cambodian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

The Wiki Connections page showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Cambodian power outlet with Type B USB Micro connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd 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. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Cambodian power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two round holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of your found next to the HDMI socket you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Cambodian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 7 inch Kindle Fire screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle Fire takes approximately around 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle tablet is approximately 7 - 10 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Cambodian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambodia - Cambodia Wiki 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=200939330&linkId=2Y75DDOG5AGHRIB2 - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd 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 7 2nd 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