How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a power outlet in Falkland Islands

A step by step guide showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Falkland Islands power outlet by using USB type B cable and a three pin Type G USB adapter.

Falkland Islands power outlet

Differing voltages and standards can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. If you are travelling to Falkland Islands these instructions show how to power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using their standard 240 volt 50Hz Type G Falkland Islands power outlet, the Falkland Islanders will use 13 amp plugs for charging. When you are travelling to Falkland Islands from another country please make sure that your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from being damaged when powering up.

These instructions show how to connect the Falkland Islands power outlet to your Third Generation Kindle Fire HD7 and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise this Kindle version by the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you have installed Fire operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation OS update which makes sure you have the latest set of features for your tablet. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation user guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Falkland Islands

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Falkland Islands by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Falkland Islands?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation and visiting more than one country then the best travel charger for Falkland Islands to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these power adapters, and support for more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers this means you can power multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers or using up additional wall outlets. Only packing a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation at an airport or on a plane. Due to their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers and using only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Falkland Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 compact power converter for travellers originating from America going to Falkland Islands.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Falkland Islands.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Falkland Islands?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Falkland Islands power outlet

A step by step guide showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Falkland Islands power outlet using USB type B cable and a three pin Type G USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Falkland Islands power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly insert the Type G USB power adapter into the Falkland Islands power outlet. The power supply (technically called a Type G power outlet [3]) can be recognised by the 3 rectangular holes in a triangular pattern.
  3. Connect one end of the USB type B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. You will find the USB port at the bottom of your tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Falkland Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle tablet display will show a charge icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes around 6 hours to completely recharge, but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the Third Generation Kindle Fire battery life lasts approximately 9 to 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Falkland Islands power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falkland_Islands - Falkland Islands country page on Wikipedia.org
  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/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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters