Charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a power outlet in Slovenia

Instructions on how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Slovenian power outlet with type B USB Micro cord with a three pin Europlug Type C power adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Schuko Type F USB plug.

Slovenian power outlet

Complicated standards and plug types can often cause confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation abroad.When you are visiting Slovenia the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation by using the Type F or C Slovenian 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. If travelling to Slovenia from a different country please ensure your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating during charging. If you plan on taking a trip to a destination such as Ljubljana or Maribor we recommend referring to the Slovenia country wikipedia page [1] for more details prior to visiting the location.

These instructions show how to connect the Slovenian power outlet to the Kindle tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire model is identified by the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation Fire OS operating system, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation software update to ensure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your Kindle Fire. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Slovenia

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation to a Slovenian power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

Slovenia

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Slovenia?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation the best international travel charger for Slovenia to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Slovenes use two different standards of power outlets (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters and additional support for more power hungry devices.

Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring individual power adapters. By only needing a single travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their space saving 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 overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of flexible power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Slovenia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international 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 going to Slovenia.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This offers the same set of features 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 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Slovenia. [9]
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Slovenia?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Slovenian power outlet

Instructions on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Slovenian power outlet using Type B USB cable and a Europlug Type C USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from the Slovenian power outlet you will need to buy 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 wall supply. The power supply (called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is identified by two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. You will find the USB port at the foot of your Third Generation Kindle Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Slovenian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation display will display a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes under 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during the charging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation lasts 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Slovenian power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Slovenian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Instructions showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Slovenian power outlet using Type B Micro USB cable with a three pinned Type F USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Slovenian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type F USB power adapter in the power outlet. The round plug supply can be recognised by the two circular adjacent holes for live and neutral and a pair of metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB 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 HD 3rd generation. You can find the USB port at the base of your 7" Kindle Fire found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Slovenian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation screen will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity, however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during recharging. The 7" Kindle Fire battery life should last 9 - 11 hours depending on how you use it. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Slovenian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Slovenia country wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 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, costing £5-£10.
  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, £15-£20.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £10.