How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when planning a trip to Bahrain

The WikiConnections guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Bahraini power outlet with USB micro type B cable with a three pin Type G USB adapter.

Bahraini power outlet

Complicated combinations of standards and voltages can often cause confusion when planning on travelling to a different country especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article shows exactly what to pick up in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Bahrain. This guide was written to prevent people needing to worry if they'll be able to power their Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation abroad.This page has instructions showing you exactly what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when travelling to Bahrain using their 230 volt 50Hz Type G Bahraini plug outlet, the Bahrainis will use 13 amp plugs for charging. You'll find power changes depending on which country you are travelling to so we recommend reading the Asia page for a complete list of countries. If you are travelling to Bahrain from a different country ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from overloading when charging it.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Bahraini power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This version of the Kindle is recognised by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the back. These instructions assume you have installed version 8.5.1 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation Fire operating system, however if not visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation update to ensure you have the latest set of features for your device. For further information visit the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Bahrain

Can the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation be used in Bahrain?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Bahrain by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Bahrain?

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation and visiting more than one country the best travel power adapter for Bahrain to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by switching the heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB travel chargers along with additional support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers this means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters on your Bahraini trip. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers and using only a single wall outlet.

We recommend searching for a versatile travel charger similar to this online. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with 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 around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 American 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 originating from North America using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi only has 2 USB charging ports but offers 6 AC outlets. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, B, E, F, G and I making it perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Bahrain.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Bahrain?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Bahraini power outlet

Learn how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Bahraini power outlet with type B USB cable with a Type G USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Bahraini power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by three vertical slots with shutters in a triangle shape.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB type B cord into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. On the side of your Kindle tablet located to the right of the HDMI output you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bahraini power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation screen will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes roughly under 5 hours to fully charge to 100% capacity however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HD Second Generation battery life lasts approximately 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Bahraini power outlet

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=201016060&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=DLOFYKA26TCA5NOB - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd 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 8.9 2nd 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