Charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a power outlet in Albania

The WikiConnections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Albanian power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pinned Type C USB charger and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a two pin Type F USB plug.

Albanian power outlet

Varying different frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially if you've never been there before. These instructions were specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when you are abroad.This step-by-step guide shows you exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when you are visiting Albania using the standard F or C type Albanian 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. You'll discover power sockets vary depending on which area you are travelling to so please read the list of World power supplies for a complete list of regions and countries. When visiting Albania from another region ensure that your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can be charged using a 240v 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 Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overloading during charging. If you're planning on staying at a destination such as Tirana or DurrĂ«s please refer to the Albania Wikipedia page [1] for more indepth information.

This guide shows how to connect the Albanian power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise this particular version of Kindle by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This guide assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire operating system for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle firmware update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your device. For more information visit the manufacturers site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation PDF manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Albania

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation to an Albanian power outlet.

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

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation the best international travel charger for Albania to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Albanians use two different standards of wall outlets (types F and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can support Fast Charge (note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers along with compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. This will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to buy individual power adapters. Only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation at an airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to Albania we suggest searching for this type of versatile power adapter online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Albania

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Albania using type B American 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 the US using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Albania.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Albania?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Albanian power outlet

Using type B Micro USB cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Albanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Albanian 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 in the wall supply. You can identify the power supply by the two round adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins go.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the bottom of your 7" Kindle Fire HDX located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Albanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Fire will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is approximately 9 - 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Albanian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Albanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB cable and a Type F Schuko power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Albanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the Albanian 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. First you'll need to plug the Type F USB power adapter in the Albanian power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two large holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral pins along with two 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 mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the bottom of your 7" Kindle Fire HDX found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Albanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is approximately 9 - 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Albanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albania - Albania Wikipedia page
  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, estimated cost around £15.
  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, £5-£10.
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet, estimated price around £15.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.