How to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a power outlet in Bosnia

Using Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Bosnian power outlet and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a double pin Type F Schuko USB adapter.

Bosnian power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Bosnia. The following simple guide will show you what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when travelling to Bosnia using their F or C type 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If travelling to Bosnia from another country please make sure your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure that the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating when powering up.

These instructions show you how to connect the Bosnian power outlet to the Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Visit the Amazon page where you'll find the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle version can be recognised by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the firmware for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation firmware update to make sure you have the most up to date features for your Kindle. Visit the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Bosnia

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation to a Bosnian power outlet.

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

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation then the best international travel charger for Bosnia is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Bosnians use two different standards of wall outlets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation supports Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices. Having a 4 port adapter means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only packing a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation at an airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power adapter at an electronics retailer. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Bosnia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, however for those 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 useful when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 Bosnia 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. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 Bosnia. [9]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Bosnia?

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

Using Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Bosnian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Bosnian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by the 2 adjacent 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 3rd generation. At the base of your tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bosnian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 7" Third Generation display will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes around less than 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the tablet battery life lasts around 9 to 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Bosnian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pin Type F Schuko USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Bosnian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from the Bosnian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Bosnian power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by two adjacent holes next to each other along with a pair of two thin metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. At the bottom of the Kindle Fire HDX 7" Third Generation found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bosnian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation battery life is 9 - 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Bosnian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Bosnian Wiki page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 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, priced at £10-£15.
  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, £5-£10.
  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, estimated cost £15-£20.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs £10-£15.