Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when staying in Chad

Simple instructions showing how to power your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Chadian power outlet with Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Europlug Type C power adapter, how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Type D USB adapter and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Type E power adapter

Chadian power outlet

Various standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning to stay in a new country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Chad. These step by step instructions shows you how to power your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when you're visiting Chad by using their types D, C, E or F Chadian 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Chad from another region make sure the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v ensure that your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from over-heating when charging it. If you are planning on travelling to a destination such as N'Djamena or Moundou please read the Chad page on Wikipedia.org [1] for more indepth information on travelling to the location.

These instructions show how to connect the Chadian power outlet to your Third Generation Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise this Kindle Fire version by the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation Fire OS, however if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation software update to ensure you have all the latest set of features for your device. Visit the support site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction guide for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Chad

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Chad?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation to a Chadian power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Chad?

If you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel adapter for Chad to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. There are four types of power outlets that Chadians use (D, C, E and F) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these travel adapters and additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters this means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack individual travel chargers. By only packing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation at the airport or on a flight. Because of their versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones and using only a single power outlet.

If you travel to different continents we recommend buying an adaptable travel adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Chad

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Chad using 3 pinned 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 originating from the US using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Chad.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Chad?

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

Simple instructions showing how to power your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Chadian power outlet with Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Chadian 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 by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the Chadian power outlet. This unearthed plug outlet is recognised by 2 adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Type B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. On the bottom of the Kindle tablet situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Fire will show a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle takes under 6 hours to fully charge, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The battery life on the should last roughly 9 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Chadian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Chadian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

The Wiki Connections guide on how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Chadian power outlet by using USB micro Type B cord and a Type D power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Chadian power outlet you'll need to use a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type D USB power adapter into the Chadian power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 3 round holes in a triangle shape.
  3. Then 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. You'll find the USB port on the foot of the tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation screen will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is roughly 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Chadian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Chadian power outlet

The WikiConnections guide on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Chadian power outlet using micro USB Type B connector and a Type E power adapter.

  1. To charge the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Chadian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly plug the Type E USB power adapter into the power supply. This recessed circular wall supply, sometimes known as a Type E power outlet [9] or CEE 7/7 outlet, can be recognised by two 4.8mm holes 19mm adjacent to each other where the two pins go with a single metal grounding pin protruding in the top to form a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro Type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port at the foot of your Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation will display a charge icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation lasts 9 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery life.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Chadian power outlet

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

Simple instructions showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Chadian power outlet with Type B Micro USB cable with a three pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using the Chadian power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type F USB power adapter in the power supply. This recessed round wall outlet, sometimes called a Type F power outlet [11], can be identified by two round adjacent holes for live and neutral pins and a pair of two grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in one end of the micro USB Type B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. On the bottom of the Kindle tablet situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Fire will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Third Generation Kindle Fire takes roughly under 6 hours to fully charge, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The battery life on the should last 9 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Chadian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chad - Chad 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/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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  10. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters