Charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a power outlet in Bulgaria

Instructions on how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bulgarian power outlet by using type B Micro USB cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter and how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Type F Schuko power adapter.

Bulgarian power outlet

Varying different voltages and plugs can often be confusing when planning on travelling to a foreign country, especially to the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation . This guide has been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation abroad.If you're planning a holiday to Bulgaria these instructions show powering the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by using their types F or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are visiting Bulgaria from another country make sure the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from over-heating when charging it.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Bulgarian power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by rear and front facing HD cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. This page assumes you are using Fire operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation OS update to make sure you have the most up to date set of features for your tablet. For more information go to the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bulgaria

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bulgaria?

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bulgaria.

Bulgaria

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bulgaria?

When travelling to more than one country then the best travel charger for Bulgaria is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two standards of plug sockets in Bulgaria (F and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can support Fast Charge (note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these types of power adapters along with support for more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers on your trip or using up additional power sockets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers using just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Bulgaria

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 8.9 4th generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Bulgaria 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 best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Bulgaria using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half the 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Bulgaria. [9]
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bulgaria?

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

Using type B USB micro cable and a Type C Europlug power charger to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Bulgarian power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the Bulgarian 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. Start by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the foot of the Kindle Fire HDX Forth Generation located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Bulgarian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the 8.9" Kindle screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. The 8.9" Kindle battery life should last 10 to 12 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Bulgarian 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 Bulgarian power outlet

A guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bulgarian power outlet using type B USB micro cable and a Type F Schuko power charger.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bulgarian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the Bulgarian power outlet. You can identify this plug supply by the two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral along with a pair of thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the base of your Kindle Fire Forth Generation found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Bulgarian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation battery life lasts around 10 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th 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 8.9 4th generation from a Bulgarian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Bulgarian Wikipedia page
  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, costing £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 price £15-£20.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.