Charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a power outlet in Bahrain

Using type B USB Micro connector with a Type G USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Bahraini power outlet.

Bahraini power outlet

Different region codes and voltages can often be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially if you've never been there before. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation . These instructions have been specifically written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when staying in Bahrain.If planning a vacation to Bahrain the following useful instructions show how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation by using their standard 230 volt 50Hz Type G wall outlet, the Bahrainis will use a 13 amp plug for charging. If you are travelling to Bahrain from a different region please check the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) double check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from overloading whilst powering it.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Bahraini power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can identify the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation by front and rear facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire operating system for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle OS update which makes sure you have the latest features for your Kindle. For further information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation user manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Bahrain

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Bahrain?

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Bahrain.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Bahrain?

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation the best travel charger for Bahrain to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can support Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these types of power adapters along with support for more power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a four port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate travel adapters for your Bahraini trip. Only needing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones using only a single power outlet.

We recommend buying a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully 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 8.9 3rd generation, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Bahrain.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi has just 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Bahrain.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Bahrain?

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Bahraini power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using type B USB Micro cord with a three pinned Type G power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Bahraini power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the Bahraini power outlet you will 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 plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the power supply. The wall supply (sometimes called the Type G power outlet [3]) looks like 3 vertical rectangular slots containing shutters forming a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Plug in 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 8.9 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port on the bottom of the Fire found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Bahraini power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle takes around under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the 8.9" Kindle battery life should last 9 to 12 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Bahraini power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bahrain - Wikipedia.org web page about Bahrain
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201342250&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=ZJQS5ETWIYEWYT2M - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 8.9 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