How to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when staying in Comoros

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Comorian power outlet by using USB Micro Type B cable with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Type E power plug.

Comorian power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of voltages and standards can all be daunting when planning on travelling to another country especially for the first time traveller. When visiting Comoros the following instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using their E or C type 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are travelling to Comoros from a different region make sure that your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 over-heating whilst powering it. If you intend to stay at a Comorian place like Moroni please read the Comoros country Wikipedia page [1] for more information on visiting the area.

These instructions show you how to connect the Comorian power outlet to the 8.9" Kindle Fire HDX Third Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify this particular model of the Kindle Fire by front and rear facing HD cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, however if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update to make sure you have all the latest fixes for your tablet. Visit the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Comoros

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation be used in Comoros?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation to a Comorian power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Comoros?

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Comoros to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different standards of power outlets in Comoros (types E and C) 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 will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can support 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, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters this will also allow you to charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy individual travel adapters on your trip to Comoros. Only packing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying an adaptable power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Comoros

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Comoros 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 portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Comoros.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Comoros?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Comorian power outlet by using USB Micro Type B cable with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the 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 the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the Comorian power outlet. The plug outlet, sometimes known as the Europlug, is recognised by the two circular holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect one 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 8.9 3rd generation. On the base of your Fire found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The battery life is 9 - 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Comorian power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

Using type B USB cord and a Type E power charger to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Comorian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the Comorian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type E USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two adjacent holes and one metal earth pin protruding in the top in a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. On the foot of your found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes around less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation should last approximately 9 to 12 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Comorian power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comoros - Comoros country 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=201342250&linkId=ZJQS5ETWIYEWYT2M - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 8.9 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