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

Using type B USB Micro connector with a three pinned Type I power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Fijian power outlet.

Fijian power outlet

Different combinations of voltages and region codes can all be daunting when planning on visiting another country especially if you've never been there before. When you are visiting Fiji the following useful instructions show how to power your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation by using their 240 volt 50Hz Type I wall supply. If visiting Fiji from a different country please check that your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure that your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Fijian power outlet to the 7 inch Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. 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 models. This Kindle Fire can be identified by the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back. This page assumes that you are using Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, but if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle firmware update which makes sure you have all the latest features for your Kindle. For more information go to the manufacturers site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Fiji

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Fiji?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Fiji.

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What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Fiji?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation the best travel charger for Fiji is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of power adapters and additional support for more power hungry devices.

This will allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers on your Fijian trip. By only needing a single travel charger will also keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their versatility these types of chargers can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

We recommend buying this type of flexible travel charger online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Fiji

The 4 port USB travel charger 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 visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 America going to Fiji.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to 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 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Fiji. [7]
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Fiji?

How to use a Type I power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Fijian power outlet

Using type B USB micro connector with a three pinned Type I power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Fijian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Fijian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type I USB power adapter and inserting it in the wall supply. You can identify the power supply by the 3 thin slots for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. At the base of your found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Fijian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the battery life on the 7 inch Kindle lasts 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 procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type I power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Fijian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Fijian country entry on Wikipedia.org
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type I USB power adapter - Type I USB chargers use three short flat blades in a V format with the top blade acting as a grounding pin, around £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, costing around £5.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced around £10.