How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Cambodia

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Cambodian power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cord and a 3 pinned Type C Europlug power charger, how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a three pin Type G USB adapter and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a double pin Type A USB adapter

Cambodian power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of frequencies and region codes can all be daunting when planning to visit a different country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Cambodia. These instructions were written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when Cambodia.If you are visiting Cambodia the following useful instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by using the standard Type G, A or C 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. You will find that most power supplies will change from country to country therefore we suggest that you read the WikiConnections world power supplies list where you'll find a complete list of regions and countries. If you are visiting Cambodia from a different country make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

These instructions show you how to connect the Cambodian power outlet to your Forth Generation Kindle Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This make of Kindle Fire can be recognised by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle firmware update which ensures you have the latest set of features for your Kindle. For more information go to the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Cambodia

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Cambodia?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a Cambodian power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Cambodia?

If travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Cambodia is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Cambodians use three different types of plug sockets (G, A and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A, C and G. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices. Having a 4 port charger means you can recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power chargers for your trip to Cambodia. Only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage. Due to their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling often we recommend searching for this type of versatile power charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Cambodia

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Cambodia 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 most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Cambodia using 3 pin type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers 5 USB charging ports. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, D,E/F, G, H, I, L and N making it ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Cambodia.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Cambodia?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Cambodian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using Micro USB type B cord and a three pin Type G USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Cambodian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Cambodian power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This plug outlet, technically known as a Type G power outlet [3], can be recognised by the three vertical slots containing shutters forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Micro Type B connector into the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top right of your Kindle located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Cambodian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes around 6 hours to completely recharge however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the tablet battery life lasts approximately 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Cambodian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Cambodian power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Using type B USB Micro cord and a three pin Type A USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Cambodian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Cambodian power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type A USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise this wall supply by two thin slots adjacent to each other where the two blades slide into. Please note that power cords with type A outlets which are rated at 125 V should not be used so please check prior to proceeding.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Micro Type B connector into the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top right of your Kindle located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Cambodian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes around 6 hours to completely recharge however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the tablet battery life lasts approximately 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Cambodian power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Cambodian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Instructions on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Cambodian power outlet using Micro USB type B connector and a three pin Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Cambodian power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Cambodian power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 2 holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top right of your 7 inch Kindle Fire HD situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Cambodian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the Forth Generation Kindle Fire battery life is 8 to 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Cambodian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambodia - Wikipedia web page 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=201597000&linkId=UZWL22ALFPXJ3QYM - Kindle Fire HD 7 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 HD 7 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters