How to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a power outlet in The Cook Islands

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Cook Islands power outlet by using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type I USB charger.

Cook Islands power outlet

Differing combinations of standards and plugs can often be confusing when planning to visit another country, especially for the first time traveller. The following simple guide will show you what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in The Cook Islands by using the standard 240 volt 50Hz Type I power outlet. You'll discover that most power sockets vary depending on which region you're taking a trip to therefore please read the Wiki Connections global power connections page for a full list showing powering devices in different destinations. If you are travelling to The Cook Islands from a different country check your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overloading whilst powering it.

These instructions show you how to connect the Cook Islands power outlet to the 8.9" Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise this version of the Kindle Fire by front and rear facing HD cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 Fire operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle software update to make sure you have the most up-to-date features for your tablet. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in The Cook Islands

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in The Cook Islands?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in The Cook Islands.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in The Cook Islands?

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation then the best travel charger for The Cook Islands is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied heads. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power chargers plus compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy seperate power chargers for your trip or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage as well as being on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend buying this type of flexible power charger online. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for The Cook Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both The Cook Islands and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America going to The Cook Islands.
  • 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 North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with 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 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 most travellers from around the world visiting The Cook Islands.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in The Cook Islands?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Cook Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Cook Islands power outlet by using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type I USB charger.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Cook Islands power outlet you will need a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type I USB power adapter and plugging it into the power supply. You can identify this wall supply by three thin slots for the live, neutral and ground blades.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the bottom of the Kindle tablet found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Cook Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 6 hours to completely recharge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the battery life is 10 - 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Cook Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cook_Islands - Cook Islands 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=201597010&linkId=VKCJFRPACVESDX7I - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeI.htm - Type I 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 I USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type I mains power outlet
  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
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters