How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a power outlet in Kiribati

Using Micro USB type B cord and a three pinned Type I USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Kiribati power outlet.

Kiribati power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. These instructions have been written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when Kiribati.The following simple guide shows how to power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Kiribati using their 240 volt 50Hz Type I Kiribati wall supply. When visiting Kiribati from another country please ensure your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure that your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overloading when charging it.

These instructions show you how to connect the Kiribati power outlet to your 7 inch Kindle Fire HD and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page for the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle is identified by the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation Fire operating system, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle firmware update which ensures you have all the latest features for your tablet. For further information go to Amazon 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 Kiribati

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation to a Kiribati power outlet.

Kiribati

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

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation or visiting multiple countries then the best travel charger for Kiribati is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring multiple power chargers for your trip. Because you are only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel adapter online. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Kiribati

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those 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 is necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Kiribati.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Kiribati. [7]
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Kiribati?

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

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Kiribati power outlet with micro USB Type B cable with a Type I power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from the Kiribati power outlet you will need a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type I USB power adapter and plugging it in the power outlet. This power outlet, technically known as the Type I power outlet [3], can be recognised by the three thin slots for the live, neutral and ground blades.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port at the foot of your Kindle tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Kiribati power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD7 inch Third Generation display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation lasts 9 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Kiribati power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Kiribati 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, estimated cost £20-£25.
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced around £10.