How to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a power outlet in The Republic of the Congo

A step-by-step guide showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Congo power outlet with Type B USB connector with a Type D power charger, how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Europlug Type C USB adapter and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a double pin Type E USB adapter

Congo power outlet

Different combinations of voltages and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country to the first time traveller. These guidelines have been written to stop visitors worrying if they can power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when they are staying abroad.If you're visiting The Republic of the Congo these useful instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation by using the standard types E, C or D Congo 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When visiting The Republic of the Congo from another country please ensure your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from being damaged during charging.

These instructions show you how to connect the Congo power outlet to your Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify this Kindle by front and rear facing cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the operating system for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation OS update to make sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. For further information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in The Republic of the Congo

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in The Republic of the Congo?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in The Republic of the Congo by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in The Republic of the Congo?

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for The Republic of the Congo is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Congolese use three different types of plug sockets (E, C and D) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied heads. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a four port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy individual travel adapters or using up additional wall outlets. By only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile travel charger online. The power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for The Republic of the Congo

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. 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 international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to The Republic of the Congo.
  • 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 North America using type B plugs. This offers the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the 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 The Republic of the Congo.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in The Republic of the Congo?

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

Using USB Micro Type B cable with a Type C USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Congo power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Congo power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise this wall supply by two circular adjacent holes where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port at the base of your Kindle tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Congo power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes around 6 hours to completely recharge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the tablet lasts 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Congo power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Congo power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Learn how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Congo power outlet with Type B USB cord with a 3 pinned Type D USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Congo power outlet you'll need to use a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type D USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 3 circular holes forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port at the base of your Kindle tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Congo power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation will display a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes around 6 hours to completely recharge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the tablet lasts 9 - 12 hours depending on use. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Congo power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Congo power outlet

Simple instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Congo power outlet with USB micro Type B cable with a Type E power charger.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using the Congo power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by inserting the Type E USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go and a long metal grounding pin protruding from the top in a triangle shape.
  3. Connect one end of the Micro USB type B connector into the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. On the foot of your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HDX situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Congo power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" Third Generation display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around under 6 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the Kindle battery life is roughly 9 to 12 hours depending on use. For more 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 charging procedure.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Congo power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congo,_Republic_of_the - Wikipedia entry about The Republic of the Congo
  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/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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters