Charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a power outlet in The Cook Islands

Cook Islands power outlet to a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation

Cook Islands power outlet

If packing for a trip it's useful to know if you can power all your devices at your hotel. Without knowing which power socket to expect you could end up either weighing your bags down with too many adaptors or pack the wrong power charger, therefore leaving you needing to buy or borrow a suitable charger when you need to recharge which might be incompatible. Various combinations of voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to stay in another country if you've never been there before. If you're planning a holiday to The Cook Islands these instructions show powering the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation by using the 240 volt 50Hz Type I plug supply. If you are visiting The Cook Islands from another country make sure the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it. If you intend on taking a trip to a destination such as Avarua we also suggest reading the The Cook Islands country entry on Wikipedia [1] for more indepth information.

This guide shows how to connect the Cook Islands power outlet to the Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle model is identified by front and rear facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire operating system for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, but if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation software update which makes sure you have the latest features for your Kindle. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation user manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in The Cook Islands

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in The Cook Islands?

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in The Cook Islands.

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

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation the best travel charger for The Cook Islands to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger.

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the supplied plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel chargers along with compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers on your trip. By only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation at an airport or on your flight. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for a multipurpose travel charger of this nature online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for The Cook Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel converters 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 adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting The Cook Islands 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 travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting The Cook Islands. [7] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in The Cook Islands?

How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Cook Islands power outlet

Using type B USB Micro connector with a Type I power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Cook Islands power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Cook Islands power outlet you'll need a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type I USB power adapter in the Cook Islands power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by the three slots for the live, neutral and ground blades.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the mains power 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 foot of the 8.9" Kindle located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Cook Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 8.9" Kindle takes roughly under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation lasts 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 the recharging process and battery life.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Cook Islands power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - The Cook Islands country entry on Wikipedia
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type I USB power adapter - Type I USB chargers use three short flat blades in a V format with the top blade acting as a grounding pin, £20-£25.
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced around £10.