How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a power outlet in Brunei

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Bruneian power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G USB charger.

Bruneian power outlet

Various region codes and sockets can all be daunting when planning to visit a different country to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Brunei. This page has been specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when abroad.This page is a simple guide showing exactly how to power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when travelling to Brunei by using a 240 volt 50Hz G Type power outlet, the Bruneians will use a 13 amp plug for power outlets. When you are visiting Brunei from a different country double check your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from over-heating whilst powering it.

This guide shows you how to connect the Bruneian power outlet to the Third Generation Kindle Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire series. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle version can be recognised by the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you have installed version 4.5.5 firmware or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, but if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle firmware update which ensures you have the latest fixes for your device. For further information go to the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Brunei

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Brunei?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Brunei.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Brunei?

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation then the best international travel power adapter for Brunei to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices. This means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual travel adapters on your trip to Brunei. Because you are only packing a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation at the airport or on the plane. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online. The power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Brunei

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge 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 adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of regions with unstable power grids. These power 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 travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Brunei using 3 pinned 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 from the US using type B plugs and offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Brunei.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Brunei?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Bruneian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Bruneian power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G USB charger.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from the Bruneian power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter into the Bruneian power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 3 slots with shutters forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB type B connector into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. On the foot of your located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bruneian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation lasts roughly 9 - 11 hours. For more information on charging the please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Bruneian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brunei - Brunei 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=201295080&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=AD5IYD4P6GI4Y7F5 - Kindle Fire HD 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 HD 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