How to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when staying in Guinea

Instructions on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Guinean power outlet with type B USB cord and a Europlug Type C USB adapter, charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a 2 pinned Schuko Type F USB charger and powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Type K power charger

Guinean power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of voltages and region codes can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what to buy in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Guinea. If you are going to travel to Guinea these useful instructions show powering your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using their F, C or K type 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are visiting Guinea from a different country check your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from being damaged whilst powering it.

The following page shows how to connect the Guinean power outlet to your Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle version can be recognised by rear and front facing cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, however if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update to make sure you have all the latest fixes for your tablet. 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 PDF manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Guinea

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation be used in Guinea?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation to a Guinean power outlet by using a power convertor.

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What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Guinea?

If travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation then the best international travel power adapter for Guinea to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are three different standards of power outlets in Guinea (types F, C and K) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers. Because you are only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the overall weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Guinea

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Guinea using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating 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 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Guinea. [11]
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Guinea?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using Type B Micro USB connector and a Type C power charger to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Guinean power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the 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 by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This power supply, also known as the Type C power outlet [3], is recognised by the two circular adjacent holes.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB connector into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. At the base of your tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The takes around 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the tablet battery life is 9 - 12 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Guinean power outlet

Using USB Micro Type B cable with a 3 pinned Schuko Type F power charger to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Guinean power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Guinean power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it into the Guinean power outlet. The sunken round power supply can be identified by two 4.8mm round holes 19 mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins, plus a pair of two thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. At the bottom of the located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes around less than 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The Kindle tablet battery life lasts roughly 9 - 12 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Guinean power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

Using USB Micro Type B connector with a Type K power charger to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Guinean power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from 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 by inserting the Type K USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This power supply, sometimes called the Type K power outlet [9], can be recognised by the three large holes forming a triangular pattern with the bottom hole being semicircular in shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB cord into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. At the base of the tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Fire takes around 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life is 9 - 12 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Guinea country Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, estimated cost between $10 to $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, priced between $5 to $10.
  7. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, between $10 to $15.
  9. iec.ch - Type K power outlet
  10. Type K USB power adapter - There are three pins on a Type K USB charger comprising of two large rounded pins and a bottom semi-circular grounding pin, 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, between $15 to $20.