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

The Wiki Connections page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Nepali power outlet with Type B USB Micro cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter, powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Type D USB plug and powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Type M USB plug

Nepali power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and sockets can often be confusing when planning on travelling to a foreign country, especially if you've never been there before. However this isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this article shows exactly what to purchase in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation . This guide has been written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when staying abroad.If visiting Nepal this page has instructions showing charging the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation by using their types D, C or M 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are travelling to Nepal from another country ensure that your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged when charging it. If you plan on travelling to a Nepali city like Kathmandu or Pokhara please refer to the Nepal Wiki page [1] for more indepth information.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Nepali power outlet to your 7" Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle tablet can be identified by the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, however if you don't please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation software update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your device. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Nepal

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation to a Nepali power outlet.

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

If you are travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation then the best travel charger for Nepal is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Nepalese use three different types of power outlets (types D, C and M) 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 changing the included plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices. This means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy individual travel chargers or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for a versatile power charger like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Nepal

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 those 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 visitors of counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Nepal 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 best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Nepal.
  • 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 originating from America using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Nepal.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Nepal?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Nepali power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

The Wiki Connections page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Nepali power outlet with Type B USB Micro cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using the Nepali 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. Start the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Nepali power outlet. You can identify this power supply by the two holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the base of your found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Nepali power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle Fire takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation battery life should last 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Nepali power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Nepali power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using type B USB Micro cable and a Type D USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Nepali power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using the Nepali power outlet you will need to use a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type D USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall outlet, sometimes known as a Type D power outlet [7], looks like 3 round holes in a triangular shape.
  3. Then 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 HD 3rd generation. On the bottom of your found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Nepali power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire Third Generation will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire Third Generation is around 9 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Nepali power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Nepali power outlet

Using type B USB Micro cable and a Type M USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Nepali power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Nepali power outlet you'll need a Type M USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type M USB power adapter into the Nepali power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the three round holes in a triangular shape.
  3. Then 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 HD 3rd generation. On the bottom of your Fire found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Nepali power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire Third Generation will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire Third Generation is around 9 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Nepali power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepal - Nepal 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&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, costing between $10 to $15.
  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, costs between $5 to $10.
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet, costing under $20.
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  10. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet, between $10 to $15.
  11. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs under $15.