Charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a power outlet in Comoros

Instructions showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Comorian power outlet with Type B USB Micro connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter and how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a 2 pin Type E power charger.

Comorian power outlet

Different voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially to the first time traveller. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation abroad.This page has step-by-step instructions which shows how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Comoros by using their standard E or C type Comorian 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. Power sockets will vary depending on which area you are travelling to so please read the Africa and power supplies page for a full list of regions and countries. When travelling to Comoros from a different country please check that your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overloading whilst powering it up.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect the Comorian power outlet to your Kindle tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle tablet can be identified by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle Fire. Go to the Amazon support site for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation PDF manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Comoros

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation to a Comorian power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Comoros?

When travelling to more than one country then the best travel charger for Comoros to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Comorians use two different standards of wall outlets (types E and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other chargers this means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power chargers. Only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel to different places we suggest searching for a multipurpose travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Comoros

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Comoros and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Comoros using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Comoros.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Comoros?

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

The Wiki Connections page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Comorian power outlet with Type B USB Micro cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the Comorian 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. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the 2 circular holes next to each other where the two plug outlet pins sit.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port on the bottom of your 7 inch Kindle Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes less than 6 hours to completely charge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation lasts 9 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

Using type B micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type E power charger to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Comorian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the Comorian power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. You can identify the power outlet by the two large holes 19mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral plus one long metal grounding pin protruding in the top in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the bottom of your 7" Kindle Fire located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the 7 inch Kindle Fire screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation battery life should last roughly 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Comorian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comoros - wikipedia entry about Comoros
  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/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