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

Nauruan power outlet to a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation

Nauruan power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and voltages can often lead to confusion when planning on staying in a new country to the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when you're in Nauru.These instructions will show you exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when you're visiting Nauru by using their 240 volt 50Hz I Type Nauruan wall supply. If travelling to Nauru from another country check your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it. If you plan on taking a trip to a city like Yaren please read the Nauru country entry on Wikipedia.org [1] for more information prior to the location.

The following guide shows how to connect the Nauruan power outlet to the Third Generation Kindle Fire HD7 inch and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation by the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume that you have installed Fire operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation update to make sure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle. For more information visit the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Nauru

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Nauru by using a power convertor.

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What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Nauru?

When you are travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Nauru is a multiple USB 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 will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the supplied heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter will allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power adapters or using up additional power outlets. Only packing a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage as well as being suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation at the airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Nauru

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for visitors 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 unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover 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 power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Nauru.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Nauru. [7]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Nauru?

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

Using type B USB connector with a Type I power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Nauruan power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Nauruan 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 by taking the Type I USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by three thin slots for the live, neutral and ground blades.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the micro USB Type B connector into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. On the base of the 7" Kindle situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Nauruan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Third Generation Kindle Fire display will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around under 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity, however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the battery life on your tablet should last roughly 9 - 11 hours depending on use. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Nauruan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Nauru 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, costs 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, 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, estimated cost around £10.