How to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when staying in Albania

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Albanian power outlet by using USB Micro Type B cable with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger and powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a two pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

Albanian power outlet

Various frequencies and region codes can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country, especially for the first time traveller. If you are going to travel to Albania these useful instructions show powering your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using their F or C type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. Most power supplies differ regionally so please read the WikiConnections travel power sockets guide where you'll find a complete list of powering devices in different destinations. If travelling to Albania from another country please ensure that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating when charging it. If you plan on visiting a place such as Tirana or DurrĂ«s please read the Albanian Wikipedia page [1] for more information on visiting the area.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Albanian power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle version can be recognised by rear and front facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, however if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation firmware update which ensures you have the most up-to-date features for your Kindle. For more information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation PDF manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Albania

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Albania.

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

If travelling to more than one country the best travel adapter for Albania to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different standards of power outlets in Albania (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can support Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices. Having a four port charger means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters on your trip to Albania or occupying additional power outlets. By only packing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation at an airport or on the flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers with only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Albania

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Albania.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs and gives practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Albania.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Albania?

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Albanian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Albanian power outlet by using USB Micro Type B cable with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the Albanian power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This power supply, also known as the Type C power outlet [3], is recognised by the two round adjacent holes.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains 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 base of your Fire found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Albanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Fire takes around 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the Fire battery life lasts around 9 to 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Albanian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Albanian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Using type B USB cord and a Type F power charger to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Albanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using an Albanian power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Albanian power outlet. The recessed circular plug outlet can be identified by two 4.8mm circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins along with grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port at the bottom of the tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Albanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The tablet battery life is 9 - 12 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Albanian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albania - Albanian 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=201342250&linkId=ZJQS5ETWIYEWYT2M - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 8.9 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, estimated cost £15-£20.
  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, around £5.
  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, around £15.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costing £10-£15.