How to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a power outlet in Kiribati

Kiribati power outlet to a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation

Kiribati power outlet

Various region codes and sockets can all be daunting when planning to visit a different country if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Kiribati. This useful guide shows what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when going to Kiribati by using the standard 240 volt 50Hz Type I Kiribati plug outlet. When visiting Kiribati from another country please ensure that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it. If you intend on visiting a place like Bairiki we also recommend referring to the Kiribati Wikipedia page [1] for more indepth details prior to the location.

These instructions show you how to connect the Kiribati power outlet to the 8.9 inch Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise this Kindle tablet by front and rear facing HD cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the firmware for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, however if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation update which ensures you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. For more information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Kiribati

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Kiribati?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Kiribati.

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What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Kiribati?

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation then the best international travel charger for Kiribati is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices. This means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to buy individual travel adapters on your trip to Kiribati. Because you are only packing a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend buying this type of flexible power charger online, the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world 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 recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Kiribati using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Kiribati. [7]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Kiribati?

How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Kiribati power outlet

Using USB type B cable with a Type I power charger to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Kiribati power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the Kiribati power outlet you'll need to use a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type I USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The power outlet (sometimes known as a Type I power outlet [3]) can be identified by three thin slots forming an upside-down triangle configuration with the top two slots sloping upward for the live, neutral and earth blades.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You can find the USB port on the base of the Kindle tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Kiribati power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. The battery life is 9 - 12 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Kiribati power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Kiribati Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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, costs £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, £5-£10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.