Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when staying in Herzegovina

Instructions showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Herzegovinian power outlet with USB type B cable and a Type C USB adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a two pin Type F Schuko power plug.

Herzegovinian power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and plug types can all be daunting when planning on staying in a different country, especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation . These instructions have been written to stop people having to worry if they can charge their Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when they are visiting Herzegovina.When you are going to travel to Herzegovina these useful instructions show how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation by using their types F or C Herzegovinian 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Herzegovina from another country make sure that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure your device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Herzegovinian power outlet to your 8.9 inch Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. Please visit the Amazon page for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire version is identified by front and rear facing HD cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation operating system, if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation update which makes sure you have the most up to date fixes for your tablet. Visit the Amazon.com website for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Herzegovina

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation be used in Herzegovina?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Herzegovina.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Herzegovina?

If travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation then the best international travel charger for Herzegovina to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two standards of power outlets that Herzegovinians use (F and C) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the included heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these types of power adapters plus additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power chargers on your Herzegovinian trip or occupying additional wall sockets. Only needing to bring a single travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

For those travelling frequently we suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger online. The travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Herzegovina

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Herzegovina 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 best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Herzegovina using type B US 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 America using type B plugs and gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Herzegovina. [9] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Herzegovina?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Herzegovinian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Herzegovinian power outlet with USB type B cable and a Type C USB adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Herzegovinian 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 inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. The wall outlet is recognised by 2 round adjacent holes where the pins go.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the bottom of the 8.9 inch Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Herzegovinian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation display will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle takes under 6 hours to fully charge, but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the 8.9 inch Kindle battery life should last approximately 9 - 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Herzegovinian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Herzegovinian power outlet

Using USB type B cable and a three pinned Type F USB adapter to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Herzegovinian power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the Herzegovinian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Herzegovinian power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the two 4.8mm circular holes 19 mm next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins sit, plus thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You can find the USB port at the base of your located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Herzegovinian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle tablet screen will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle lasts 9 to 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Herzegovinian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org entry about Herzegovina
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd 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, around £10.
  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, estimated price around £5.
  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, around £15.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated cost around £10.