Charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when planning a trip to Czech Republic

Using USB Micro type B connector with a three pin Europlug Type C USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Czech power outlet and how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a 2 pin Type E power adapter.

Czech power outlet

Varying different standards and plug types can often be daunting when planning on travelling to a foreign country especially if you've never been there before. This guide has been written to stop people worrying if they'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation abroad.The following guide will show exactly what you'll need to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Czech Republic using the types E or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, please note Type E power outlets will be used by a majority of Czechs. You'll discover that power supplies vary depending on which area you are in therefore please read the travel power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Czech Republic from a different country please check the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from over-heating whilst powering it up.

This guide shows you how to connect the Czech power outlet to your 7" Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle tablet can be identified by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation firmware update to make sure you have the latest fixes for your device. Go to the support website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Czech Republic

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Czech Republic?

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Czech Republic by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Czech Republic?

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation or visiting more than one country the best international travel adapter for Czech Republic is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Czechs use two different types of wall outlets (types E and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other travel chargers this will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers. Only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel charger online; the travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Czech Republic

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Czech Republic 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 compact option for travellers originating from America going to Czech Republic 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 travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and offers practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Czech Republic.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Czech Republic?

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

Using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type C USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Czech power outlet.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Czech power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Czech power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect the USB 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 3rd generation. You will find the USB port at the foot of the tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Czech power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire Third Generation will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes around less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on the 7 inch Kindle Fire lasts roughly 9 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Czech power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Czech power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

Learn how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Czech power outlet with USB Micro type B cord with a Type E USB charger.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Czech power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type E USB power adapter into the Czech power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two large holes 19mm adjacent to each other with a metal earth pin protruding in the top in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You can find the USB port at the foot of the Fire found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Czech power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Third Generation Kindle Fire will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes around less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation battery life lasts roughly 9 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Czech power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Czech_Republic - Wikipedia.org web page about Czech Republic
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201303400&linkId=TE3JUEOED6G5HTG3 - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C 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 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters