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

Using type B Micro USB cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Czech power outlet and recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Type E USB charger.

Czech power outlet

If you are packing for a trip it's useful to know if you can charge all your devices at your hotel. Without knowing which power socket to expect you may pack the wrong power charger, therefore needing to buy or borrow a potentially overpriced charger when you need to recharge that could be incompatible and damage the device. Various combinations of region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. 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 when you're abroad.This page contains a simple guide showing you how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when you are visiting Czech Republic using the Type E or C Czech 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, Type E wall outlets are typically used by most Czechs. When travelling to Czech Republic from a different country please ensure 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 such as 110 volts check that your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Czech power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can identify the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by front and rear facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire OS operating system for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle firmware update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle. For further information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Czech Republic

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation to a Czech power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Czech Republic?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation or visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Czech Republic to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Czechs use two different types of power outlets (types E and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel adapters along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy individual travel chargers on your Czech trip. By only packing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for this type of flexible power adapter online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Czech Republic

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge 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 necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power 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 best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Czech Republic using 3 pinned 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 and offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a generous 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 power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Czech Republic?

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

Using micro USB Type B cord and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Czech power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the Czech 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. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify this plug supply by the 2 circular holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in one 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. On the base of the Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Czech power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 will display a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 10 - 12 hours. 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 recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Czech power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Czech power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using USB Micro type B cord with a three pinned Type E power adapter to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Czech power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the 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. Start by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the power supply by the two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral plus one long metal earth pin protruding in the top forming a triangle pattern.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the foot of the 8.9 inch Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Czech 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 your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is approximately 10 - 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Czech power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Czech_Republic - Czech Republic country entry on Wikipedia
  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/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 8.9 4th 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