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

Kiribati power outlet to a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation

Kiribati power outlet

Varying different region codes and plugs can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to buy in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation . This guide was specifically written to prepare visitors wanting to power the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when they're travelling to Kiribati.If planning a vacation to Kiribati the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation by using the 240 volt 50Hz Type I plug supply. If you are visiting Kiribati from a different region please check the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it.

These instructions show how to connect the Kiribati power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. Visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise this Kindle Fire model by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This guide assumes that you have installed OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation update to make sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your tablet. Go to the manufacturers site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Kiribati

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation to a Kiribati power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Kiribati?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation then the best travel adapter for Kiribati is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because 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 type of Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of power adapters and additional support for more power hungry devices.

This will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power chargers on your trip. By only packing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel often we suggest searching for this type of versatile power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Kiribati

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Kiribati 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 going to Kiribati.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Kiribati.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Kiribati?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Kiribati power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

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

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the Kiribati 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. Firstly insert the Type I USB power adapter in the power outlet. The wall outlet (called the Type I power outlet [3]) can be recognised by the three slots for the live, neutral and ground blades.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the bottom of your found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Kiribati power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation battery life lasts around 9 - 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Kiribati power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiribati - Kiribati Wikipedia web page
  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/typeI.htm - Type I 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 I USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type I mains power outlet, priced at 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, under C$10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs under C$20.