How to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a power outlet in Solomon Islands

Using micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G power charger to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Solomon Islands power outlet.

Solomon Islands power outlet

Different combinations of voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what to pick up in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Solomon Islands. This guide has been specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when Solomon Islands.This guide shows what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when visiting Solomon Islands by using the standard types G or I Solomon Islands 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Solomon Islands from a different country make sure that the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check that your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from over-heating during charging.

This guide shows you how to connect the Solomon Islands power outlet to the Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This version of the Kindle Fire is identified by a front facing camera, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 Fire operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle software update to make sure you have the most up to date features for your Kindle. For more information visit the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation PDF manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Solomon Islands

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Solomon Islands.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Solomon Islands?

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation then the best travel charger for Solomon Islands is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different standards of power outlets in Solomon Islands (G and I) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type G. Because these 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 included plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers for your trip or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. 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 and tablets and using just a single plug socket.

We suggest searching for a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

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 charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Solomon Islands 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Solomon Islands 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 gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting Solomon Islands. [7] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Solomon Islands?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Solomon Islands power outlet

Using micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G power charger to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Solomon Islands power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from the Solomon Islands power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This power outlet (technically known as a Type G power outlet [3]) looks like three vertical rectangular holes in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the foot of your tablet located next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Solomon Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation should last approximately 9 to 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Solomon Islands power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org page about Solomon Islands
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 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, estimated price £5-£10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at £10-£15.