How to charge the Kindle Fire 1st generation when staying in Nauru

Instructions showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Nauruan power outlet by using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter.

Nauruan power outlet

Various region codes and plug types can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what to buy in advance to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation in Nauru. These instructions have been written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire 1st generation when abroad.The following simple guide will show you what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire 1st generation when you're travelling to Nauru using their 240 volt 50Hz I Type power outlet. When you are travelling to Nauru from another region please ensure the Kindle Fire 1st generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire 1st generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating when charging it.

This guide shows you how to connect the Nauruan power outlet to the First Generation Kindle Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire 1st generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire by visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle version can be recognised by a power button on the bottom and the Kindle logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you are using version 6.3.4 Fire OS operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire 1st generation, if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire 1st generation update to ensure you have all the latest fixes for your device. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Nauru

Can the Kindle Fire 1st generation be used in Nauru?

You can connect a Kindle Fire 1st generation to a Nauruan power outlet by using a power convertor.

Nauru

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Nauru?

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best travel charger for Nauru is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your Kindle Fire 1st generation supports Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers plus support for certain power demanding devices. Unlike other adapters this will also allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power chargers or using up additional power outlets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being on hand for charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for an adaptable power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Nauru

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Nauru and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Nauru using 3 pinned type B US 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 from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Nauru. [7]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Nauru?

Powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Nauruan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Using micro USB Type B connector with a Type I power charger to power your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Nauruan power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire 1st generation from the Nauruan 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 by inserting the Type I USB power adapter in the Nauruan power outlet. The power supply (called a Type I power outlet [3]) can be identified by three thin slots for the live, neutral and ground.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B Micro USB connector into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. You will find the USB port at the base of the first generation Kindle Fire situated between the headphone output and the power button.
  4. Turn on the Nauruan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 1st generation takes approximately under 4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity however this may be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the tablet battery life is 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire 1st generation please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Nauruan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Nauruan Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire 1st 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, £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.