How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when planning a trip to Comoros

The Wiki Connections guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Comorian power outlet with type B USB connector with a Europlug Type C USB adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a double pin Type E USB charger.

Comorian power outlet

Differing voltages and plugs can all be confusing when planning to stay in another country especially to the first time traveller. These guidelines have been written to prevent travellers needing to worry if they can power their Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation abroad.If you are staying in Comoros this page has useful instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation by using the standard E or C type 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Comoros from another region please make sure your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating when powering up.

These instructions show you how to connect the Comorian power outlet to your 7 inch Kindle Fire HD Third Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire range. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll find the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation by the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, however if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle firmware update to ensure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your Kindle. For more information go to the Amazon.com website for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Comoros

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Comoros by using the correct power convertor.

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

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation and visiting more than one country the best travel adapter for Comoros to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Comorians use two different standards of power outlets (E and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the included heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB travel chargers and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers this will also allow you to power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring individual power chargers or using up additional power outlets. Because you are only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation at the airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers and using only a single wall outlet.

We recommend searching for a versatile travel adapter similar to this online. The travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Comoros

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] 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 adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Comoros and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Comoros.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with just one 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Comoros.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Comoros?

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

Using type B USB micro cord and a Type C power adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Comorian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Comorian 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. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the power supply. The plug outlet, also called the Europlug, can be identified by two round holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect 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 HD 3rd generation. At the base of your 7 inch Kindle found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Third Generation Kindle Fire HD7 display will display a charge icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The takes roughly under 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation lasts 9 - 11 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Comorian power outlet

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

A guide showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Comorian power outlet by using USB Type B cord and a 3 pinned Type E power charger.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Comorian power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly plug the Type E USB power adapter in the Comorian power outlet. This circular plug outlet (sometimes known as the CEE 7/7 outlet) can be identified by two large round holes 19mm apart from each other along with one metal grounding pin protruding in the top forming a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro 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 base of your 7 inch Kindle Fire HD Third Generation found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation battery life is roughly 9 to 11 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Comorian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comoros - Comorian page on wikipedia
  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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters