Charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a power outlet in Indonesia

Instructions on how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet with USB Type B cord with a 3 pin Type G power adapter, powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Type C Europlug power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Type F Schuko power charger

Indonesian power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning to stay in a new country, especially to the first time traveller. When you are visiting Indonesia this page has instructions showing you charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation by using their types G, C or F 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets, Type G wall outlets are normally used by a majority of Indonesians. If you are travelling to Indonesia from a different region please check the Kindle Fire HDX 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 that your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overloading whilst powering it up.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Indonesian power outlet to your Third Generation Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle tablet can be identified by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. This page assumes you are using Fire OS operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, however if you don't please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation software update which makes sure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. Go to the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Indonesia

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Indonesia?

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Indonesia.

Indonesia

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Indonesia?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation the best international travel adapter for Indonesia is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are three standards of wall outlets in Indonesia (G, C and F) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power adapters. Only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation at an 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 phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

We suggest searching for a flexible travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Indonesia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Indonesia 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 most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Indonesia 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 travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one 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 more 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 Indonesia. [11]
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Indonesia?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet

Using USB Type B cord with a 3 pin Type G power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Indonesian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the Indonesian 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. First you'll need to plug the Type G USB power adapter in the Indonesian power outlet. This plug supply, sometimes known as a Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 vertical slots with plastic shutters in a triangular shape.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. At the base of your Kindle Fire Third Generation located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge but this may take longer if you are using the device during charging. Typically the battery life on your Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX lasts roughly 9 to 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Indonesian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

A guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet with USB Type B connector with a 3 pin Type C USB charger.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the Indonesian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the Indonesian power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two round holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect the USB 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 HDX 3rd generation. You can find the USB port at the foot of the Fire found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 7" Kindle Fire screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is approximately 9 - 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Indonesian 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 HDX 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet

A guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet by using USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type F USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the power supply by the two large round holes 19 mm next to each other where the two plug outlet pins sit along with two metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB 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 HDX 3rd generation. At the foot of the tablet found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Third Generation Kindle Fire screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is approximately 9 - 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Indonesia Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, estimated cost £15-£20.
  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, costs £5-£10.
  7. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, under £10.
  9. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  10. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, priced £10-£15.
  11. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs £10-£15.