How to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a power outlet in Brunei

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Bruneian power outlet with USB Micro type B connector and a three pin Type G USB adapter.

Bruneian power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning to stay in another country, especially if you've never visited before. These instructions have been written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation when Brunei.The following step-by-step guide will show you what you'll need to power the Kindle Fire 1st generation when travelling to Brunei by using their 240 volt 50Hz G Type wall outlet, with the Bruneians using a 13 amp plug for power outlets. When you are travelling to Brunei from another country please ensure the Kindle Fire 1st generation can be used with a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire 1st generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from over-heating when powering up.

These instructions show you how to connect the Bruneian power outlet to the Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire 1st generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire by visiting the Amazon page for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle is recognised by a power button on the bottom and a Kindle logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed version 6.3.4 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire 1st generation, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle update which ensures you have the most up to date features for your tablet. Go to the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 1st generation user manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Brunei

Can the Kindle Fire 1st generation be used in Brunei?

You can connect a Kindle Fire 1st generation to a Bruneian power outlet.

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

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire 1st generation the best travel charger for Brunei to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire 1st generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these travel adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring multiple power chargers for your trip. Because you are only needing to bring a single international USB travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single wall outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Brunei

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for visitors 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 visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Brunei and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Brunei.
  • 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 gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi has just 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Brunei.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Brunei?

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

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Bruneian power outlet with USB Micro type B connector and a three pin Type G USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire 1st generation from the Bruneian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the Bruneian power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by three vertical rectangular holes in a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB micro Type B connector into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. You can find the USB port on the foot of the tablet located between the headphone connector and the power button.
  4. Turn on the Bruneian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire 1st generation screen will display a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 1st generation takes approximately under 4 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity, but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The Fire battery life lasts approximately 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Bruneian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brunei - Bruneian Wikipedia 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=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. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters