How to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when staying in Chad

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Chadian power outlet with type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type E USB adapter, charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a 2 pinned Europlug Type C power charger and recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a three pin Type D USB adapter

Chadian power outlet

Various frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country, especially for the first time traveller. This guide has been specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when you are staying abroad.If you are staying in Chad the following instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using their D, C, E or F type 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Chad from a different country check that the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overloading when powering up.

The following page shows how to connect the Chadian power outlet to your 7 inch Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle version can be recognised by a front facing camera, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, however if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation firmware update which ensures you have the most up-to-date features for your Kindle Fire. For further information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation PDF manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Chad

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation be used in Chad?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Chad.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Chad?

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Chad is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. Chadians use four different types of plug sockets (D, C, E and F) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation supports Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters and support for certain power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets and using only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

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 charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Chad and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Chad using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Chad.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Chad?

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

Instructions on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Chadian power outlet with USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from the Chadian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Chadian power outlet. The power outlet can be identified by two circular adjacent holes.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. At the bottom of the found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the tablet lasts roughly 9 - 12 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Chadian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

Using USB Micro Type B connector with a Type D power charger to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Chadian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Chadian power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type D USB power adapter in the Chadian power outlet. This power supply (called a Type D power outlet [7]) looks like three round holes forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. At the bottom of the tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the should last approximately 9 to 12 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 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 HDX 3rd generation from a Chadian power outlet

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Chadian power outlet with type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type E USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Chadian power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type E USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can identify this power supply by two holes 19mm apart from each other where the two pins slide into plus a single long metal grounding pin protruding in the top in a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB 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 HDX 3rd generation. At the bottom of the tablet located next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes around less than 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the tablet lasts around 9 - 12 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Chadian power outlet

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

A step-by-step guide showing you how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Chadian power outlet with USB type B connector with a 3 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Chadian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type F USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral along with a pair of grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. At the bottom of the tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Fire display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes around less than 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the tablet should last around 9 to 12 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Chadian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chad - Chadian 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=201303400&linkId=TE3JUEOED6G5HTG3 - Kindle Fire HDX 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 HDX 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