Charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a power outlet in Cyprus

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Cypriot power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a three pinned Type G power adapter.

Cypriot power outlet

Varying different voltages and plugs can often lead to confusion when planning to visit another country if you've never been there before. These instructions were specifically written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when staying in Cyprus.This simple guide will show exactly how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when you're in Cyprus by using their standard 240 volt 50Hz G Type wall outlet, the Cypriots will use a 13 amp plug for charging. If travelling to Cyprus from a different country please make sure that your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it.

The following instructions show how to connect the Cypriot power outlet to the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can identify this Kindle tablet by rear and front facing HD cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation software update to ensure you have the most up to date set of features for your device. For more information go to the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Cyprus

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

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

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

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation then the best international travel adapter for Cyprus is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring seperate power adapters or occupying additional wall sockets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single plug socket.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for this type of versatile power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Cyprus

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Cyprus and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Cyprus using type B American 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 and offers the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Cyprus.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Cyprus?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Cypriot power outlet

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Cypriot power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a three pinned Type G power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Cypriot power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter into the Cypriot power outlet. This power outlet (known as a Type G power outlet [3]) looks like 3 rectangular slots forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the bottom of your Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Cypriot power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge, however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the charging process. The 8.9 inch Kindle battery life should last 10 to 12 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Cypriot power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyprus - wikipedia page about Cyprus
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201597010&linkId=VKCJFRPACVESDX7I - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G 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 8.9 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters