Charging the Kindle Fire 1st generation from a power outlet in Bangladesh

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet using type B USB Micro cable and a Type D USB charger, recharging a Kindle Fire 1st generation using a Type G USB plug and how to charge a Kindle Fire 1st generation using a 2 pin Europlug Type C power charger

Bangladeshi power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and sockets can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country, especially to the first time traveller. When you are staying in Bangladesh the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire 1st generation by using their standard G, C, D or K type Bangladeshi 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When travelling to Bangladesh from a different country please check that your Kindle Fire 1st generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v check that the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it.

These instructions show how to connect the Bangladeshi power outlet to the Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire 1st generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise this particular version of Kindle by a power button on the bottom and a Kindle logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed version 6.3.4 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire 1st generation, but if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle OS update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your device. Visit the Amazon support site for the Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Bangladesh

Can you use a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Bangladesh?

You can use a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Bangladesh.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Bangladesh?

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire 1st generation the best international travel adapter for Bangladesh is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. There are four standards of plug sockets in Bangladesh (G, C, D and K) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your type of Kindle Fire 1st generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. This will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters for your Bangladeshi trip. By only packing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Bangladesh

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire 1st generation, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from America going to Bangladesh.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Bangladesh.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Bangladesh?

Powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type G power charger to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire 1st generation using the Bangladeshi 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. Begin the process by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. You can identify this plug supply by the three vertical holes forming a triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB Micro cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. You will find the USB port at the foot of the 1st generation Kindle Fire located between the headphone output and the power button.
  4. Turn on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire 1st generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 1st gen takes approximately around 4 hours to fully recharge to full capacity but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire 1st generation lasts roughly 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet using USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type C USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. This ungrounded plug supply (known as a Europlug or Type C power outlet [7]) can be recognised by 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. You'll find the USB port on the bottom of your tablet situated between the power button and the headphone output.
  4. Switch on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the 1st generation Kindle Fire will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 1st generation takes under 4 hours to completely charge, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The Kindle Fire 1st generation battery life lasts around 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet with type B USB Micro cable and a Type D USB charger.

  1. In order to power your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type D USB power adapter into the Bangladeshi power outlet. The wall outlet, sometimes known as a Type D power outlet [9], looks like 3 circular holes forming a triangle pattern.
  3. Connect one end of the USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. You'll find the USB port on the bottom of your tablet situated between the headphone connector and the power button.
  4. Switch on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the first gen Kindle Fire screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 1st generation takes roughly less than 4 hours to fully charge but this may take longer if you are using the device during charging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire 1st generation is approximately 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. For further information please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet

How to use a Type K power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet

Using USB Type B connector with a 3 pin Type K power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet you'll need to buy a Type K USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type K USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the wall outlet by three holes forming an inverted triangular shape with the bottom hole being in a semicircular shape.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. You'll find the USB port on the base of the Kindle found between the headphone output and the power button.
  4. Switch on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire 1st generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Fire takes approximately around 4 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire 1st generation is approximately 7 - 8 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
How to use a Type K power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladesh - Bangladeshi country page on Wikipedia
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=200711000&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=SLZV3UCJE7XZ4Y7M - Kindle Fire 1st 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 1st 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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  10. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  12. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters