Charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when planning a trip to Guinea

Instructions on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Guinean power outlet with type B Micro USB connector and a 3 pin Type F USB charger, how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a 2 pin Europlug Type C power charger and recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a two pin Type K power adapter

Guinean power outlet

Various combinations of frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country for the first time traveller. If visiting Guinea these instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation by using their standard F, C or K type Guinean 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Guinea from a different country please check the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure that your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging it.

These instructions show how to connect the Guinean power outlet to the Third Generation Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise this Kindle model by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. Visit the support website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Guinea

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation to a Guinean power outlet.

Guinea

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Guinea?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation then the best travel charger for Guinea to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are three different types of power outlets that Guineans use (F, C and K) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation at the airport or on your flight. Due to their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for this type of flexible travel charger online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Guinea

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Guinea and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America going to Guinea.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Guinea. [11]
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Guinea?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Guinean power outlet

Using Micro USB type B cord with a three pinned Europlug Type C USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Guinean power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Guinean power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Guinean power outlet. The power supply, sometimes called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, can be recognised by 2 circular holes next to each other where the two plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. At the foot of the 7 inch Kindle Fire located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle tablet will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle Fire takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation battery life should last 9 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Guinean power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Instructions on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Guinean power outlet with type B Micro USB connector and a 3 pin Type F USB charger.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Guinean 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 plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the two large adjacent holes for live and neutral pins along with two thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the base of your Fire situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire Third Generation screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is approximately 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Guinean power outlet

Instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Guinean power outlet with Type B USB Micro connector and a Type K USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the Guinean power outlet you'll need to buy a Type K USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type K USB power adapter into the Guinean power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the three holes forming an inverted triangular configuration for the live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the base of your Fire situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Third Generation Kindle Fire screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is approximately 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Guinean power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Guinean country wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, under $15.
  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, between $5 to $10.
  7. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet, costing between $15 to $20.
  9. iec.ch - Type K power outlet
  10. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K mains power outlet, priced at between $10 to $15.
  11. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced between $10 to $15.