Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when staying in Brunei

Bruneian power outlet to a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation

Bruneian power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and sockets can often lead to confusion when planning to stay in another country, especially to the first time traveller. This page has been written to prepare people wanting to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation abroad.When you're staying in Brunei the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a standard 240 volt 50Hz G Type wall outlet, with the Bruneians using 13 amp plugs for power outlets. If you are travelling to Brunei from a different country please ensure your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating whilst powering it.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Bruneian power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. We recommend visiting the Amazon page for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire model can be identified by rear and front facing HD cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 Fire operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, however if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation software update which ensures you have all the latest set of features for your device. Visit the support site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation user guide for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Brunei

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Brunei?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation to a Bruneian power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Brunei?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation then the best travel power adapter for Brunei is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these travel adapters and additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port charger means you can power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack individual travel chargers. Only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation at the airport or on a flight. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets using only a single wall outlet.

If you travel to different continents we recommend buying an adaptable travel adapter similar to this online; the multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

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 recharge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Brunei.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers 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 travel charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Brunei?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Bruneian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using Type B USB micro cord with a Type G USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Bruneian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from 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. Start by plugging the Type G USB power adapter in the Bruneian power outlet. This wall outlet, technically called a Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 vertical rectangular slots containing plastic shutters in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the base of the situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Bruneian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation display will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes around around 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation battery life is approximately 9 to 12 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 web 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=201342250&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=ZJQS5ETWIYEWYT2M - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 8.9 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