Charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a power outlet in Nauru

Using Type B Micro USB cable and a Type I USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Nauruan power outlet.

Nauruan power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially to the first time traveller. This guide has been written to help prepare travellers wanting to power their Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when they are visiting Nauru.This page has step-by-step instructions demonstrating exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when you're in Nauru using the standard 240 volt 50Hz I Type Nauruan plug outlet. If you are visiting Nauru from another country please double check the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

The following guide shows you how to connect the Nauruan power outlet to your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle Fire can be identified by rear and front facing HD cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation software update to ensure you have the most up to date set of features for your device. Go to the manufacturers site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation user manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Nauru

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Nauru.

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What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Nauru?

If you are travelling to multiple countries then the best travel power adapter for Nauru is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can support Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices. Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate travel adapters or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single plug socket.

If you travel often we suggest searching for a multipurpose power adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Nauru

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Nauru using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Nauru. [7]
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Nauru?

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Nauruan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Using type B USB micro cable and a Type I power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Nauruan power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Nauruan power outlet you'll need a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type I USB power adapter into 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 USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port on the bottom of the 8.9 inch Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Nauruan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle Fire takes around less than 6 hours to completely recharge but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation battery life lasts approximately 9 - 12 hours. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Nauruan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Nauruan country Wiki 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, 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, around £5.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.