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

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Bruneian power outlet with type B USB Micro cord and a 3 pinned Type G power charger.

Bruneian power outlet

Various voltages and region codes can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. This page is a useful guide telling you exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when you're travelling to Brunei by using their 240 volt 50Hz G Type Bruneian wall outlet, with the Bruneians using 13 amp plugs for wall outlets. When you are travelling to Brunei from another country please make sure your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged during charging. If you plan on staying in a city such as Bandar Seri Begawan please read the Wikipedia.org page about Brunei [1] for more information prior to the location.

The following page shows how to connect the Bruneian power outlet to the 7" Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle is recognised by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear. This guide assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire OS operating system for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, however if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle firmware update to ensure you have the most up to date fixes for your device. For more information visit the manufacturers website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation PDF manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Brunei

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation be used in Brunei?

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Brunei by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Brunei?

When you are travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Brunei is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters, plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel chargers for your trip. Only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers and using only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

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 those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters are 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 portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to 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 from the US using type B plugs. This offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Brunei.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Brunei?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Bruneian power outlet

Using type B Micro USB cord with a Type G power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Bruneian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Bruneian power outlet you will 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 power supply. You can identify the plug outlet by 3 vertical rectangular holes containing shutters forming a triangular shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the base of the 7" Kindle found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bruneian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the screen will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes around around 6 hours to completely charge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The Fire battery life lasts approximately 9 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Bruneian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brunei - Wikipedia.org page about Brunei
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201303400&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=TE3JUEOED6G5HTG3 - Kindle Fire HDX 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 HDX 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