Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a power outlet in Solomon Islands

Using Type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type G USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Solomon Islands power outlet.

Solomon Islands power outlet

Differing combinations of voltages and plug types can often cause confusion when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. This guide has been specifically written to stop visitors worrying if they'll be able to power their Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when they are staying in Solomon Islands.This page has useful instructions telling you what you'll need to power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when you're travelling to Solomon Islands using their standard G or I type 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling to Solomon Islands from another region ensure the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overloading during charging.

This guide shows how to connect the Solomon Islands power outlet to the Third Generation Kindle Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation by the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This guide assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle update which makes sure you have the most up to date set of features for your device. For further information visit the support site at Amazon.com 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 Solomon Islands

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation to a Solomon Islands power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

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

If travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Solomon Islands to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Solomon Islanders use two different standards of wall outlets (types G and I) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type G. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the included plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of USB power adapters, plus compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to bring multiple power adapters on your Solomon Islands trip or using up additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling and on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation at the airport or on a plane. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

If you travel regularly we suggest buying this type of versatile power charger online. The travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Solomon Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Solomon Islands using 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This gives the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Solomon Islands. [7] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Solomon Islands?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Solomon Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Instructions showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Solomon Islands power outlet using micro USB Type B cord with a Type G USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Solomon Islands power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter into the Solomon Islands power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by three vertical holes containing shutters forming a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. At the foot of the Kindle situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Solomon Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation display will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation battery life lasts approximately 9 - 11 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Solomon Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Solomon Islands Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, £15-£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, costing £5-£10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costing £10-£15.