Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when staying in Anguilla

Instructions on how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Anguillan power outlet by using USB micro Type B cord and a Type A USB adapter.

Anguillan power outlet

Varying complicated standards and voltages can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country 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 3rd generation . When you are going to travel to Anguilla these useful instructions show how to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation by using the 110 volt 60Hz A Type Anguillan plug outlet, the Anguillans will use NEMA 1-15 ungrounded plugs for charging. You'll find power sockets vary depending on which region you are travelling to therefore we recommend reading the South America page for a full list of countries. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when travelling to Anguilla from another country check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Electrical devices which originated from a different country which use a higher voltage (for example 240 volts) either take longer to charge or won't power up, check the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is dual-voltage (you'll find these are normally marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to ensure proper use.

These instructions show how to connect the Anguillan power outlet to your Kindle Fire HDX Third Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise this Kindle Fire version by front and rear facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume you have installed Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, but if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation update which makes sure you have the most up to date fixes 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 guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Anguilla

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Anguilla?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation to an Anguillan power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Anguilla?

If travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation the best international travel charger for Anguilla to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the heads over. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of USB power chargers, and support for more power demanding devices.

This will allow you to recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring individual power adapters on your Anguillan trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Only needing to bring a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of flexible power adapter at an electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Anguilla

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Anguilla and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Anguilla 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 just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Anguilla.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Anguilla?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Anguillan power outlet

A guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with an Anguillan power outlet with USB Type B cable and a three pinned Type A power charger.

  1. In order to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using the Anguillan power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type A USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. The wall supply (technically known as a Type A power outlet [3]) is recognised by 2 slots adjacent to each other.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the 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 the Fire situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Anguillan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation display will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes roughly around 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation battery life is approximately 9 to 12 hours depending on use. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Anguillan power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anguilla - Anguilla country page on wikipedia
  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/typeA.htm - Type A 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 A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet, estimated cost 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, estimated cost around £5.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £15.