Charging the Kindle Fire when visiting Myanmar

Instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire with a Myanmar power outlet using USB Type B cord with a three pinned Type G power adapter, how to power a Kindle Fire using a 2 pin Europlug Type C power adapter and how to power a Kindle Fire using a 3 pin Type D power charger

Myanmar power outlet

Varying different region codes and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this article tells you exactly what to buy in advance to power your Kindle Fire . This guide was written to help assist people wanting to power their Kindle Fire when staying abroad.This page has step by step instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire when going to Myanmar using the Type G, C, D or F 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You'll discover power sockets change depending on which region you are visiting therefore please read the travel power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Myanmar from a different country please make sure that your Kindle Fire can be charged using a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your Kindle Fire is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating during charging.

This guide shows how to connect the Myanmar power outlet to the tablet. These recommendations assume you are using the most recent version of the OS for the Kindle tablet, if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire firmware update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle Fire. For further information go to the support website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire device support [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire in Myanmar

Can you use a Kindle Fire in Myanmar?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire to a Myanmar power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire in Myanmar?

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire the best international travel adapter for Myanmar is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Myanmas use four different types of power outlets (types G, C, D and F) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your model of Kindle Fire is compatible with Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers on your Myanmar trip or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only packing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage. Because of their flexibility these types of travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Myanmar

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Myanmar 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 power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Myanmar.
  • 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 originating from America using type B plugs and offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Myanmar. [12] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire in Myanmar?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire from a Myanmar power outlet

Instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire with a Myanmar power outlet using USB Type B cord with a three pinned Type G power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire using the Myanmar power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the Myanmar power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the three rectangular slots forming a triangle pattern.
  3. 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 charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Turn on the Myanmar power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the tablet will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. It will take between 4 hours to 12 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer depending on the type of Kindle Fire you have, the charger strength and if you are using the Kindle during the charging process. For further information please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on the charging process. [AD]
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire from a Myanmar power outlet

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire from a Myanmar power outlet

Using USB Type B cord with a Europlug Type C power charger to charge your Kindle Fire with a Myanmar power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire using the Myanmar power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can identify the power outlet by the two adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Type B USB Micro connector into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Turn on the Myanmar power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Fire will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. It takes between around 4 hours to 12 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the model of Kindle you are charging, the charger strength and if you are using the Kindle during the recharging cycle. For further information please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on the charging process and battery life. [AD]
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire from a Myanmar power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire from a Myanmar power outlet

Using type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type D power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire with a Myanmar power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire using a Myanmar power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by taking the Type D USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. The wall outlet, sometimes known as a Type D power outlet [8], looks like 3 round holes in a triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Turn on the Myanmar power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire display will show a charge icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. It takes between approximately 4 hours to 12 hours to completely recharge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer depending on the model of tablet you are using, the strength of the power and if you are using the device whilst charging. Please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure. [AD]
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire from a Myanmar power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire from a Myanmar power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire with a Myanmar power outlet using Micro USB Type B cord with a three pinned Type F USB charger.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire from a Myanmar power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [11] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. The sunken round plug supply can be recognised by two circular holes 19 mm apart from each other along with two metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the Micro USB type B connector into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Switch on the Myanmar power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle tablet display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. It will take between around 4 hours to 12 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the model of Fire you are using, the strength of the power and if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. Please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure. [AD]
Charging a Kindle Fire from a Myanmar power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Myanmar Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire device support
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  7. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart.
  8. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  9. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape.
  10. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  11. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart.
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters.