Charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a power outlet in Cambodia

Using type B Micro USB cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Cambodian power outlet, charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation using a three pinned Type G power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation using a Type A power adapter

Cambodian power outlet

Varying complicated frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on visiting a foreign country, especially to the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to power your Kindle Fire 1st generation . These instructions have been specifically written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire 1st generation when you're travelling abroad.If planning a trip to Cambodia the following useful instructions show how to charge the Kindle Fire 1st generation by using their standard types G, A or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling to Cambodia from a different country please make sure that your Kindle Fire 1st generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire 1st generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check the Kindle Fire 1st generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from overheating during charging.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Cambodian power outlet to the Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire 1st generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify the Kindle Fire 1st generation by a power button on the bottom and a Kindle logo on the rear. These instructions assume you are using Fire OS version 6.3.4 or greater for the Kindle Fire 1st generation, but if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle update which ensures you have all the latest fixes for your tablet. For further information visit the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Cambodia

Can you use a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Cambodia?

You can use a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Cambodia.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Cambodia?

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire 1st generation the best international travel charger for Cambodia to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Cambodians use three different types of power outlets (G, A and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A, C and G. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire 1st generation supports Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices.

This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only packing a single international travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling as well as being suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation at an airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers using just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying a versatile power charger of this nature online; the travel adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Cambodia

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover 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 converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Cambodia using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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. This offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Cambodia.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Cambodia?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Cambodian power outlet

Using USB Micro Type B cord with a 3 pin Type G power charger to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Cambodian power outlet.

  1. In order to power your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Cambodian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly plug in the Type G USB power adapter in the Cambodian power outlet. You can identify this plug supply by the 3 vertical holes with plastic shutters in a triangular shape.
  3. Connect one 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 1st generation. On the base of the Kindle Fire 1st generation located between the power button and the headphone connector you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Cambodian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the 1st generation Kindle Fire screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The 1st generation Kindle Fire takes approximately less than 4 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire 1st generation battery life should last 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Cambodian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Cambodian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Using USB Micro type B cord with a 3 pin Type A power adapter to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Cambodian power outlet.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation using the Cambodian power outlet you will need to use a Type A USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type A USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify this plug supply by the 2 thin slots next to each other where the twin pins sit. Be aware power cords with type A plugs which are rated at 125 V shouldn't be used so please check prior to turning the power on.
  3. Connect one end of the type B USB micro cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. On the bottom of your Kindle original located between the headphone output and the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Cambodian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the 1st generation Kindle Fire will show a charge icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 1st generation takes approximately less than 4 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire 1st generation battery life should last 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Cambodian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Cambodian power outlet

Using type B Micro USB cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Cambodian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire 1st generation using a Cambodian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Cambodian power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by the two adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. On the bottom of your Fire found between the headphone output and the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Cambodian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire 1st generation will display a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes approximately around 4 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the 1st generation Kindle Fire battery life should last 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Cambodian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambodia - Wikipedia.org entry about Cambodia
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=200711000&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=SLZV3UCJE7XZ4Y7M - Kindle Fire 1st 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 1st 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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  8. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  10. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  11. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters