How to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a power outlet in Kazakhstan

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Kazakhstani power outlet by using USB type B cable with a Type C power charger and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a double pin Type F Schuko USB adapter.

Kazakhstani power outlet

Complicated region codes and plug types can all cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country if you've never visited before. When you're going to travel to Kazakhstan the following instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation by using the standard types F or C Kazakhstani 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are visiting Kazakhstan from a different country make sure that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check that your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from being damaged during charging.

This guide shows you how to connect the Kazakhstani power outlet to the Third Generation Kindle Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle Fire version can be recognised by rear and front facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you have installed version 4.5.5 firmware or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, but if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle firmware update which ensures you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. Go to the manufacturers website at Amazon 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 Kazakhstan

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Kazakhstan?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Kazakhstan.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Kazakhstan?

If travelling to multiple countries the best travel charger for Kazakhstan is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Kazakhs use two different types of plug sockets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included heads. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Kazakhstan

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters 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. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Kazakhstan 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 North America going to Kazakhstan using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 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 Kazakhstan. [9] [AD]
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Kazakhstan?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Kazakhstani power outlet by using USB type B cable with a Type C power charger.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the Kazakhstani 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. Plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the wall outlet. This power outlet can be identified by two round holes next to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You will find the USB port at the bottom of the Kindle Fire HDX Third Generation situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Kazakhstani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The tablet battery life is roughly 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 charging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Kazakhstani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Kazakhstani power outlet. The recessed circular power supply can be identified by two large circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other, plus a pair of two thin grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cord 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 located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Kazakhstani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation will show a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" Third Generation takes around 6 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation should last approximately 9 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Kazakhstani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia entry about Kazakhstan
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, costing around £10.
  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, around £5.
  7. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, £15-£20.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced around £10.