Charging the Kindle Fire 1st generation from a power outlet in East Timor

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation with an East Timor power outlet using type B USB micro cable and a 3 pin Schuko Type F power adapter, powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation using a two pin Type C USB plug and powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation using a Type E USB plug

East Timor power outlet

Different combinations of frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to charge the Kindle Fire 1st generation . This guide has been written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation when staying in East Timor.If visiting East Timor this page has instructions showing charging the Kindle Fire 1st generation by using the types E, C, F or I 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are visiting East Timor from another country make sure your Kindle Fire 1st generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your 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 converter to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. If you intend on taking a trip to an East Timor place such as Dili read the Wikipedia.org web page about East Timor [1] for further details.

These instructions show how to connect the East Timor power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire 1st generation. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle model can be identified by the power button on the bottom and a Kindle logo on the rear. These instructions assume you are using version 6.3.4 or greater of the Kindle Fire 1st generation firmware, but if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle firmware update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. For more information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 1st generation user manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in East Timor

Can the Kindle Fire 1st generation be used in East Timor?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire 1st generation to an East Timor power outlet.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in East Timor?

If you are travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire 1st generation then the best travel power adapter for East Timor is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. East Timorese use four different types of power outlets (types E, C, F and I) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire 1st generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. This means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy seperate travel chargers or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only packing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers using just a single power outlet.

For those travelling to East Timor we suggest buying an adaptable travel charger like this online; the travel charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for East Timor

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 the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These power converters come 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 compact option for travellers originating from America going to East Timor.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi has just 2 USB charging ports but offers a more flexible 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 East Timor.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in East Timor?

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

Learn how to recharge a Kindle Fire 1st generation from an East Timor power outlet with Type B USB Micro connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire 1st generation using the East Timor power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. This ungrounded power outlet (known as a Type C power outlet [3]) can be recognised by 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins go.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. On the bottom of your Kindle Fire 1st generation situated between the power button and the headphone output you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle tablet will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The first gen Kindle Fire takes around less than 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire 1st generation is approximately 7 - 8 hours depending on how you use it. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from an East Timor power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from an East Timor power outlet

Using type B USB Micro cable and a Type E USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation with an East Timor power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire 1st generation from an East Timor power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by inserting the Type E USB power adapter into the East Timor power outlet. You can identify this power supply by the two large holes 19mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral plus one long metal earth pin protruding in the top in a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. You can find the USB port at the foot of the first gen Kindle Fire located between the headphone output and the power button.
  4. Switch on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire first gen screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 1st generation takes under 4 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire 1st generation lasts roughly 7 to 8 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from an East Timor power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from an East Timor power outlet

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation with an East Timor power outlet using type B USB micro cable and a 3 pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire 1st generation from an East Timor power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to plug the Type F USB power adapter in the East Timor power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two 4.8mm round holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral pins and a pair of metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B Micro USB connector into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. At the base of your first gen Kindle Fire located between the power button and the headphone jack you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire 1st generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes approximately around 4 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the device during charging. The Kindle Fire 1st generation battery life should last 7 to 8 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from an East Timor power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timor-Leste - Wikipedia.org web page about East Timor
  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/typeC.htm - Type C 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 C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  10. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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