Charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when planning a trip to East Timor

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an East Timor power outlet using USB Type B cord with a Type C Europlug power adapter, recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a 2 pin Type E power adapter and how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a 2 pin Type F USB plug

East Timor power outlet

Varying different standards and plug types can often be daunting when planning on travelling to a foreign country especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when you're visiting abroad.When you are planning a holiday to East Timor this page contains useful instructions showing powering the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation by using their Type E, C, F or I 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are visiting East Timor from another country make sure your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts double check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect the East Timor power outlet to your Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This model of Kindle can be identified by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, however if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle. Go to the support website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in East Timor

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in East Timor?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation to an East Timor power outlet.

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

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation or visiting more than one country the best international travel adapter for East Timor is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. East Timorese use four different types of power outlets (types E, C, F and I) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. This means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters. By only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel charger online; the travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for East Timor

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both East Timor 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 power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting East Timor.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper 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 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting East Timor.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in East Timor?

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

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an East Timor power outlet using USB Type B cord with a Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an East Timor 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 the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. This unearthed plug supply, sometimes called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, can be recognised by 2 circular holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one 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 Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes around around 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation battery life lasts roughly 9 to 12 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an East Timor power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an East Timor power outlet

Using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type E power adapter to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an East Timor power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the East Timor 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 the process by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the power outlet by the two 4.8mm holes 19mm adjacent to each other with a metal earth pin protruding in the top in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. At the foot of the 7 inch Kindle Fire located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation battery life should last 9 to 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an East Timor power outlet

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an East Timor power outlet

Using USB Micro type B cord with a Schuko Type F USB charger to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an East Timor power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the East Timor power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it in the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the two large adjacent holes next to each other where the twin plug outlet pins slide into, plus two metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into 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 tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the 7 inch Kindle will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is approximately 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an East Timor power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timor-Leste - East Timor 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=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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  10. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters