How to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a power outlet in Bahrain

Bahraini power outlet to a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation

Bahraini power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning to stay in another country, especially for the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to stop travellers worrying if they can power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation abroad.When going to Bahrain these useful instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a standard 230 volt 50Hz Type G Bahraini wall outlet, with the Bahrainis using a 13 amp plug for power outlets. When you are travelling to Bahrain from another region please ensure that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it. If you plan on visiting a Bahraini destination like Manama we also suggest referring to the wikipedia.org page about Bahrain [1] for more indepth details prior to travelling to the area.

These instructions show you how to connect the Bahraini power outlet to your Kindle tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by front and rear facing HD cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation Fire OS, but if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation OS update to make sure you have the most up to date features for your Kindle. For more information go to the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bahrain

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bahrain?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bahrain.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bahrain?

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation then the best travel charger for Bahrain is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers plus support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The power adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

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 HDX 8.9 4th generation, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Bahrain and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to 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 North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi only has 2 USB charging ports but offers a more generous 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Bahrain.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bahrain?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bahraini power outlet

Using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G USB charger to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bahraini power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the 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. Plug in the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This power outlet (sometimes known as a Type G power outlet [3]) looks like three vertical slots in a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the bottom of the 8.9" Kindle situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bahraini power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet display will display a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation should last approximately 10 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bahraini power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bahrain - wikipedia.org 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=201597010&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=VKCJFRPACVESDX7I - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th 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 4th 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