How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when planning a trip to Bahrain

Using type B USB connector with a Type G USB adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Bahraini power outlet.

Bahraini power outlet

Different combinations of frequencies and region codes can often be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country for the first time traveller. If you are planning a vacation to Bahrain this page has useful instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using the standard 230 volt 50Hz G Type plug outlet, with the Bahrainis using a 13 amp plug for power outlets. Power sources will vary regionally so please read the Wikiconnections travel power connections page where you'll find a complete list showing regions. If you are visiting Bahrain from a different country ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can accept a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged during charging.

These instructions show how to connect the Bahraini power outlet to your 7 inch Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise this model of the Kindle by the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, however if not visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle firmware update to ensure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your Kindle. Visit the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation PDF guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Bahrain

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation to a Bahraini power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Bahrain?

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation then the best international travel charger for Bahrain to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the included heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters, plus compatibility with more power hungry devices. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters. Because you are only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous countries 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 HD 3rd generation, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come 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 converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Bahrain using type B plug sockets.
  • 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 from America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Bahrain.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Bahrain?

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

Learn how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Bahraini power outlet with type B USB cable with a Type G USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from the Bahraini power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter in the power outlet. This plug outlet (sometimes known as the Type G power outlet [3]) can be identified by three holes in a triangle pattern.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB type B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. At the base of your 7 inch Kindle Fire HD Third Generation situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bahraini power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation will show a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes approximately under 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. Typically the 7" Kindle battery life is around 9 to 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Bahraini power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bahrain - Bahrain 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=201295080&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=AD5IYD4P6GI4Y7F5 - Kindle Fire HD 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 HD 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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
  7. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters