How to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a power outlet in Chad

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Chadian power outlet by using micro USB Type B connector and a three pin Type D USB adapter, charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Type C power adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Type E power plug

Chadian power outlet

Various voltages and region codes can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. When travelling to Chad these useful instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by using the standard D, C, E or F type 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are travelling to Chad from another country please make sure your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v check your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from over-heating during charging. If you intend on staying in a Chadian city such as N'Djamena or Moundou we also suggest referring to the Chad Wikipedia web page [1] for more information.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Chadian power outlet to your Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by rear and front facing cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 firmware or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle software update which ensures you have the latest features for your tablet. For further information go to the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Chad

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Chad?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Chad by using a power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Chad?

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation and visiting multiple countries then the best travel charger for Chad to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. Chadians use four different standards of plug sockets (D, C, E and F) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied plugs. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these travel adapters, plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel chargers for your trip. Only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we recommend buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Chad

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 America visiting Chad 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 originating from North America using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with one 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Chad.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Chad?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Chadian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Learn how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Chadian power outlet by using USB Type B cable and a Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the Chadian power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. The plug supply (sometimes called a Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is recognised by 2 adjacent holes.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. On the foot of your Kindle Fire Forth Generation situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around under 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity, however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the battery life on your tablet lasts 10 - 12 hours depending on use. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Chadian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Chadian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using USB Type B cable with a Type D USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Chadian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the Chadian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug the Type D USB power adapter into the Chadian power outlet. The plug supply (technically known as a Type D power outlet [7]) can be identified by the three circular holes in a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB Micro cord into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the base of your tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely recharge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The Kindle battery life lasts approximately 10 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Chadian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Chadian power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

Using Type B USB connector with a Type E power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Chadian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Chadian power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type E USB power adapter in the Chadian power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by two 4.8mm round holes 19mm adjacent to each other where the twin pins sit along with one metal grounding pin protruding from the top in a triangle pattern.
  3. Then connect one end of the micro USB Type B connector into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. On the base of the 8.9" Kindle found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle display will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes approximately under 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation battery life is 10 to 12 hours. For more information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Chadian power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Chadian power outlet

Using Type B USB connector with a Type F power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Chadian power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Chadian power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter in the Chadian power outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by two 4.8mm circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral along with metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B Micro USB cord into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You'll find the USB port at the base of your tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Chadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely recharge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The Fire battery life lasts approximately 10 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Chadian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chad - Chad Wikipedia web 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=201597010&linkId=VKCJFRPACVESDX7I - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th 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 8.9 4th 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