Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when staying in Comoros

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Comorian power outlet using Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type C power adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Type E USB charger.

Comorian power outlet

Different frequencies and standards can all be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially for the first time traveller. These instructions were specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation abroad.If travelling to Comoros the following instructions show how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by using the types E or C Comorian 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Comoros from another region ensure the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Comorian power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle Fire version is recognised by front and rear facing cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle OS update to ensure you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle Fire. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Comoros

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation be used in Comoros?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Comoros.

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

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation and visiting more than one country then the best travel power adapter for Comoros is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of plug sockets in Comoros (types E and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the included heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, along with support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power chargers on your Comorian trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when you return home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for an adaptable power adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer; the power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Comoros

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Comoros using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs. This gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Comoros.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Comoros?

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

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Comorian power outlet using Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type C power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Comorian 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 into the Comorian power outlet. The plug supply (sometimes called a Europlug) can be recognised by 2 round holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Type B connector into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the bottom of your tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation display will display a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately around 6 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity but this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. The battery life on the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HDX is roughly 10 to 12 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

A guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Comorian power outlet with USB type B connector and a Type E USB adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Comorian power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type E USB power adapter into the Comorian power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by two large adjacent holes for live and neutral pins plus one metal earth pin protruding the top in a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the bottom of your tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX Forth Generation screen will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge, but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 10 - 12 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th 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 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=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/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