Charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when planning a trip to Cambodia

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Cambodian power outlet using Type B micro USB connector with a Type A USB charger, how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a 3 pin Type G power charger and how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a 2 pin Type C USB charger

Cambodian power outlet

Varying complicated voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to visit a new country, especially if you've never been there before. This page was written to stop people worrying if they'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when they are going abroad.The following instructions will show how to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when you're in Cambodia using the Type G, A or C 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If you are travelling to Cambodia from another region make sure that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating during charging.

These instructions show how to connect the Cambodian power outlet to the Forth Generation Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by rear and front facing HD cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you have installed Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, however if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. For further information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Cambodia

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Cambodia?

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Cambodia by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Cambodia?

When travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation then the best travel charger for Cambodia to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different types of power outlets that Cambodians use (G, A and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types A, C and G.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters. By only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with just a single wall outlet.

We recommend buying an adaptable travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different 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 around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies. These power adapters are 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 most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Cambodia.
  • 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 just one less AC outlet at 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Cambodia.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Cambodia?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Cambodian power outlet

Using Micro USB Type B cord with a Type G USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Cambodian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the Cambodian 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. Begin the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall outlet (technically called the Type G power outlet [3]) can be recognised by 3 vertical holes containing shutters in a triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB Micro connector into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the base of the 8.9" Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Cambodian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation lasts around 10 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Cambodian power outlet

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Cambodian power outlet

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Cambodian power outlet using Type B micro USB connector with a Type A USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the Cambodian power outlet you will need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type A USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. This ungrounded power supply (sometimes called the Type A power outlet [7]) is identified by the 2 thin slots next to each other where the two plug outlet blades go. Please be aware that power cables used with type A outlets which are rated at only 125 V shouldn't be used so we recommend checking first.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. On the bottom of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Cambodian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is approximately 10 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Cambodian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Cambodian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using type B micro USB connector and a 3 pin Type C USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Cambodian power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from 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. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Cambodian power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two adjacent holes next to each other where the twin pins slide into.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the base of the tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Cambodian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation screen will display a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire Forth Generation is approximately 10 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Cambodian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambodia - Cambodia Wikipedia 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=201597010&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=VKCJFRPACVESDX7I - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 HDX 8.9 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. 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