Charging the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when planning a trip to Brunei

The Wiki Connections page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from a Bruneian power outlet with Type B USB Micro connector with a Type G USB charger.

Bruneian power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and sockets can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country, especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation when you are abroad.When you are travelling to Brunei the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation by using their standard 240 volt 50Hz G Type Bruneian plug outlet, the Bruneians will use a 13 amp plug for wall outlets. Power sockets will vary depending on which area you are travelling to so please read the list of World power supplies for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Brunei from a different country please make sure that your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th 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 converter to avoid the device from over-heating when powering up. If you plan on travelling to a Bruneian city like Bandar Seri Begawan or Kuala Belait please refer to the Brunei Wiki page [1] for more indepth information.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Bruneian power outlet to your 6 inch Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. We recommend visiting the Amazon page where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify this Kindle Fire version by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back. This page assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire OS operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle. Visit the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Brunei

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Brunei?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Brunei by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Brunei?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation then the best international travel adapter for Brunei 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 can handle 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation can support Fast Charge (note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters this will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters. Only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to Brunei we suggest searching for an adaptable travel charger of this nature online; the travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good 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 charge devices using USB, 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 crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 Brunei.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs and 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 a more flexible 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Brunei.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation in Brunei?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Bruneian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB connector and a 3 pin Type G power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation with a Bruneian power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation from the Bruneian 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 the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the power outlet. The wall outlet, sometimes known as a Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 vertical slots with plastic shutters in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation. On the top of your 6" Kindle Fire located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bruneian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 6 inch Kindle Fire takes around less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity however 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 6" Kindle Fire is approximately 7 - 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 6 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 6 4th 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 Wiki 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=201596990&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=WFISVHSRCRSZTJA4 - Kindle Fire HD 6 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 HD 6 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