How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when visiting East Timor

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with an East Timor power outlet by using USB micro Type B cable and a three pinned Europlug Type C power charger, how to power a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a double pinned Type E power plug and powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a double pin Type F Schuko power plug

East Timor power outlet

Varying complicated region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never been there before. These instructions were specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation abroad.This step by step guide will show how to power your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when you're travelling to East Timor using their standard types E, C, F or I 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If travelling to East Timor from another region check that the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can accept a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check the Kindle Fire HD 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 up.

These instructions show how to connect the East Timor power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify this make of the Kindle tablet by the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, but if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation software update which ensures you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. For further information go to the support website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in East Timor

Can the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation be used in East Timor?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in East Timor by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in East Timor?

When you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation the best international travel charger for East Timor is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are four standards of wall outlets that East Timorese use (E, C, F and I) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by changing the plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB power chargers, along with support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring individual power chargers. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation at the airport or on a flight. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers and using only a single power outlet.

If you travel to East Timor we recommend buying this type of flexible power adapter at an electronics retailer, the power adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for East Timor

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both East Timor and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from America going to East Timor using type B plug sockets.
  • 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 from North America using type B plugs and gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the 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 most travellers from around the world visiting East Timor.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in East Timor?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from an East Timor power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with an East Timor power outlet by using USB micro Type B cable and a three pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using an East Timor power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type C USB power adapter into the East Timor power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the two pins go.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB micro type B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. On the base of the 7" Kindle Fire found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation screen will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes approximately around 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the battery life on your is 9 to 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from an East Timor power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with an East Timor power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Learn how to power a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with an East Timor power outlet with Micro USB type B connector and a 3 pinned Type E power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from the East Timor power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type E USB power adapter and inserting it into the East Timor power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by the two 4.8mm circular holes 19mm adjacent to each other where the two plug outlet pins go and a long metal earth pin protruding the top forming a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB micro Type B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. On the base of the 7" Kindle Fire found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge, but this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the battery life on your Fire lasts 9 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with an East Timor power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with an East Timor power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Learn how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from an East Timor power outlet using type B Micro USB connector with a Type F Schuko USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from the East Timor power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the two round holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the two pins go, plus thin metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. At the foot of your situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the screen will show a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Fire takes around under 6 hours to fully charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation should last around 9 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with an East Timor power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timor-Leste - East Timor country Wiki 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=201295080&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=AD5IYD4P6GI4Y7F5 - Kindle Fire HD 3rd 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 HD 3rd 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