Charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a power outlet in Bosnia

Instructions showing how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Bosnian power outlet using USB Micro type B cable and a Type C Europlug power charger and how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Type F Schuko power charger.

Bosnian power outlet

Various voltages and standards can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country especially for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to buy in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation . This page has step by step instructions showing what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Bosnia using the standard F or C type Bosnian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You'll find power will change from region to region so we suggest reading the power supplies and Europe page for a full list of countries. When you are travelling to Bosnia from another country make sure the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v double check the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Bosnian power outlet to the Kindle Fire Third Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle Fire version is recognised by front and rear facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you have installed Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, but if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle firmware update which makes sure you have the latest set of features for your tablet. For more information go to the manufacturers site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Bosnia

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Bosnia.

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Bosnia is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Bosnians use two different types of power outlets (F and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the supplied plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Having a four port adapter means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power adapters. By only needing to bring a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation at an airport or on the flight. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers with just a single wall outlet.

If you travel on a regular basis we suggest searching for this type of flexible power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer, the travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Bosnia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Bosnia.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This gives the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting Bosnia. [9] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Bosnia?

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

Using USB micro type B cord and a 3 pin Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Bosnian power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Bosnian power outlet you will need to use 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 Bosnian power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by two holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the bottom of your 8.9 inch Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Bosnian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 8.9" Kindle Fire screen will show a charge icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes roughly around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation battery life lasts around 9 - 12 hours. For further information 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 Bosnian power outlet

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

Using Micro USB type B cord with a 3 pin Schuko Type F power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Bosnian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Bosnian power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it in the Bosnian power outlet. This recessed round power outlet can be identified by the two circular adjacent holes where the live and neutral pins go, plus thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the bottom of your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Bosnian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Third Generation Kindle Fire will show a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation battery life should last around 9 - 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Bosnian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Bosnian country Wiki page
  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, 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, priced £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, £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 around £10.