Charging the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when planning a trip to Denmark

A step by step guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Danish power outlet with USB Micro type B connector with a three pin Type K power adapter.

Danish 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 HD 3rd generation abroad.The following guide will show exactly what you'll need to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Denmark using the type K 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, please note Type K power outlets will be used by a majority of Danes. 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 Denmark from a different country please check the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 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.

These instructions show how to connect the Danish power outlet to the Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation by 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 the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation operating system, but if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the latest fixes for your device. Go to the Amazon support site for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Denmark

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Denmark?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Denmark by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Denmark?

The best power adapter for Denmark is a Type K USB power adapter [5] which is suitable for powering your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Denmark?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Danish power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

A step by step guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Danish power outlet with USB Micro type B connector with a three pin Type K power adapter.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Danish power outlet you'll need a Type K USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type K USB power adapter into the Danish power outlet. This plug supply, technically called the Type K power outlet [3], looks like 3 large holes in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. You can find the USB port at the foot of the Kindle Fire Third Generation found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Danish power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the 7" Kindle will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle Fire takes approximately around 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 the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation battery life should last 9 to 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Danish power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denmark - Wikipedia.org web page about Denmark
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201295080&linkId=AD5IYD4P6GI4Y7F5 - Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K 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 HD 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K 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