How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Brunei

Bruneian power outlet to a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation

Bruneian power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Brunei. The following simple guide will show you what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when travelling to Brunei using their 240 volt 50Hz G Type plug outlet, with the Bruneians using a 13 amp plug for charging. Power sources differ from region to region therefore we suggest that you read the WikiConnections travel power sockets guide for a full list showing regions. If visiting Brunei from a different region check your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd 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 being damaged during charging. If you are planning on visiting a place like Bandar Seri Begawan we also suggest referring to the Bruneian Wiki page [1] for more indepth details prior to travelling to the area.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Bruneian power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify this Kindle tablet by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed version 7.5.1 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle software update to make sure you have the most up-to-date features for your device. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation user manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Brunei

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation be used in Brunei?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to a Bruneian power outlet.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Brunei?

If travelling to multiple countries the best travel power adapter for Brunei to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy seperate power chargers for your trip. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling to different continents we recommend searching for a multipurpose power charger similar to this online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

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 via USB, but for visitors also wanting 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 to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Brunei and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Brunei.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi only has 2 USB charging ports but offers 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Brunei.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Brunei?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Bruneian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Bruneian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a 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. Plug in the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 3 slots with plastic shutters forming a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB 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 HD 7 2nd generation. You can find the USB port on the side of your Kindle Fire Second Generation situated next to the HDMI output.
  4. Turn on the Bruneian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes roughly around 5 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the tablet battery life lasts approximately 7 to 10 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Bruneian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brunei - Bruneian 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=200939330&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=2Y75DDOG5AGHRIB2 - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd 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 7 2nd 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