How to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when staying in Bosnia

Instructions on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bosnian power outlet with USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB charger.

Bosnian power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country if you've never visited before. These instructions were written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when going abroad.This page contains a useful guide demonstrating what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when you're travelling to Bosnia by using the standard Type F or C Bosnian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power sources will change from country to country so please read the WikiConnections travel power sockets guide where you'll find a complete list of powering devices in different regions. If travelling to Bosnia from another country please make sure that your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from being damaged during charging.

These instructions show you how to connect the Bosnian power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by front and rear facing HD cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update to make sure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. For more information visit the support site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bosnia

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation be used in Bosnia?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bosnia.

Bosnia

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bosnia?

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation then the best international travel power adapter for Bosnia to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Bosnians use two different types of plug sockets (F and C) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that 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 8.9 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Having a four port charger means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters on your trip to Bosnia. Only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

If you travel regularly we suggest buying an adaptable power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Bosnia

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 wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Bosnia 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 America visiting Bosnia using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America 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 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Bosnia. [9]
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bosnia?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Bosnian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bosnian power outlet with USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bosnian 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. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Bosnian power outlet. The power supply can be identified by the two circular adjacent holes.
  3. Plug in the USB 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 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the foot of your 8.9 inch Kindle situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Bosnian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes around 6 hours to completely charge however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation battery life lasts 10 - 12 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th 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 8.9 4th generation from a Bosnian power outlet

A step-by-step guide showing you how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bosnian power outlet with USB type B connector with a 3 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Bosnian power outlet you will need to buy 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 wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two 4.8mm round holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral pins along with grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the bottom of the located next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bosnian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the tablet lasts roughly 10 - 12 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bosnian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Bosnian page on wikipedia.org
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th 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, £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, 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, costs around £15.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £10.