How to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when staying in Bahrain

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Bahraini power outlet using Type B micro USB cord and a Type G power charger.

Bahraini power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country, especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what to pick up in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Bahrain. This page has been written to assist travellers wanting to charge their Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when they are staying abroad.If you are staying in Bahrain the following instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a standard 230 volt 50Hz Type G Bahraini wall outlet, with the Bahrainis using a 13 amp plug for charging. When you are travelling to Bahrain from another region please ensure the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation came from 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 transformer to stop the device from overloading whilst powering it up. If you are planning to stay at a Bahraini place such as Manama or Riffa we suggest referring to the Bahrain country page on wikipedia.org [1] for further details on visiting the area.

These instructions show you how to connect the Bahraini power outlet to your 7 inch Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation firmware, but if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle OS update which ensures you have the most up-to-date features for your Kindle Fire. Go to the support site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Bahrain

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation be used in Bahrain?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation to a Bahraini power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Bahrain?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation then the best international travel power adapter for Bahrain to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy individual power chargers or using up additional wall outlets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets and using just a single wall outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power adapter online. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Bahrain

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Bahrain 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 Bahrain using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Bahrain.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Bahrain?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Bahraini power outlet

Learn how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Bahraini power outlet by using type B USB cord and a three pin Type G USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Bahraini power outlet you will need to buy 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 in the Bahraini power outlet. The plug outlet (sometimes called a Type G power outlet [3]) looks like three vertical rectangular holes containing plastic shutters in a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the micro USB Type B connector into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the base of the tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bahraini power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the tablet display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes roughly less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. Typically the Kindle tablet battery life is 9 - 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Bahraini power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bahrain - Bahrain country page on wikipedia.org
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201303400&linkId=TE3JUEOED6G5HTG3 - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201119640&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=BHZDW336CXLI4M7V - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply, costing under C$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 C$5-C$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 under C$20.