Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when staying in Albania

The WikiConnections guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with an Albanian power outlet using micro USB Type B connector and a Europlug Type C USB charger and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a two pin Type F Schuko power charger.

Albanian power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and region codes can often cause confusion when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Albania. These guidelines have been specifically written to prevent people needing to worry if they can charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when staying abroad.When you are going to travel to Albania this page contains instructions showing you how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by using their types F or C Albanian 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. Most power sources will vary from country to country so please read our WikiConnections world power connections guide for a complete list of destinations. When you are travelling to Albania from another country check the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that the device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from over-heating when charging it.

The following instructions show how to connect the Albanian power outlet to the Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire range. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise this Kindle Fire version by rear and front facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes you are using version 4.5.5 Fire operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, however if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle software update to ensure you have all the latest features for your Kindle Fire. For more information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Albania

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation be used in Albania?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Albania.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Albania?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation the best travel charger for Albania is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of plug sockets in Albania (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 pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers along with support for more power hungry devices. This will allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate power adapters for your trip. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation at the airport or on a flight. Due to their versatility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest searching for a versatile power charger of this nature online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

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 recharge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Albania 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 Albania 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. This gives practically 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 Albania.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Albania?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Albanian power outlet

The WikiConnections guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with an Albanian power outlet using micro USB Type B connector and a Europlug Type C USB charger.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Albanian 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. Plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the Albanian power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the two circular holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B USB cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the bottom of your Kindle tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Albanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the 8.9 inch Kindle display will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle takes roughly under 6 hours to completely charge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 10 - 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Albanian power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Albanian power outlet

Using USB Type B connector and a Type F USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with an Albanian power outlet.

  1. To charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using an Albanian 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. Begin the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it into the power outlet. The sunken round plug outlet can be recognised by the two large holes 19 mm next to each other where the twin pins go and a pair of two grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the micro USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the foot of the tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Albanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the 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 100 percent 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 tablet should last 10 - 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Albanian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albania - Albanian Wikipedia web 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=201597010&linkId=VKCJFRPACVESDX7I - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th 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 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, costing £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, costs £10-£15.