Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a power outlet in Indonesia

Using type B USB micro cord with a three pin Schuko Type F power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with an Indonesian power outlet, how to power a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Type G power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a double pin Type C power adapter

Indonesian power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially to the first time traveller. This page contains simple instructions which shows what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when you are visiting Indonesia by using their standard types G, C or F 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets, most Indonesians typically use the Type G plug outlets. You will find power will change depending on which country you are in so we recommend reading the power supplies and Asia page for a full list of regions and countries. If you are visiting Indonesia from another country please check the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can accept a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure that your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. If you're planning on staying in a place like Jakarta or Surabaya please refer to the Indonesia country wikipedia page [1] for more details on visiting the location.

These instructions show how to connect the Indonesian power outlet to the Kindle tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle model is identified by the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation Fire operating system, if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation software update to make sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your Kindle. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Indonesia

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation to an Indonesian power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Indonesia?

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation and visiting multiple countries the best international travel charger for Indonesia to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Indonesians use three different standards of wall outlets (types G, C and F) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters and additional support for more power hungry devices.

Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters. By only needing a single travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using just a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for a multipurpose power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer; the power adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Indonesia

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Indonesia.
  • 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 and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi has just 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 Indonesia.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Indonesia?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with an Indonesian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using Micro USB type B connector and a Type G USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using the Indonesian power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it in the Indonesian power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the 3 vertical slots containing shutters forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. On the bottom of your Kindle situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation screen will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes roughly around 6 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation battery life should last around 9 - 11 hours. 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 Indonesian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet

Using type B USB micro cord with a three pin Europlug Type C power adapter to power your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with an Indonesian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using the Indonesian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Indonesian power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by two round adjacent holes.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. On the bottom of your Fire situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation will display a charge icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes roughly around 6 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation battery life should last around 9 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from an Indonesian power outlet

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

Using type B USB micro cord with a three pin Schuko Type F power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with an Indonesian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using an Indonesian power outlet you'll need to buy 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 insert the Type F USB power adapter in the Indonesian power outlet. The circular plug supply can be recognised by the two circular adjacent holes for live and neutral and a pair of metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. On the bottom of your situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation will display a charge icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes around around 6 hours to fully recharge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation battery life should last around 9 - 11 hours. 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 Indonesian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesia - Indonesia country 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=201295080&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=AD5IYD4P6GI4Y7F5 - Kindle Fire HD 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 HD 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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C 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