Charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when planning a trip to The Ascension Islands

Ascensionian Island power outlet to Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation

Ascensionian Island power outlet

Various combinations of frequencies and standards can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country for the first time traveller. When you are planning a holiday to The Ascension Islands these useful instructions show powering the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a 240 volt 50Hz Type G wall outlet, the Ascensionians will use a 13 amp plug for wall outlets. You'll discover that power supplies differ depending on which area you are in therefore please read the travel power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to The Ascension Islands from a different country please check 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 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts double check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from over-heating when powering up.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Ascensionian Island power outlet to your Kindle Fire Third Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation not other tablets in 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 models. This version of Kindle can be identified by front and rear facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation OS, if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle Fire. Go to the support website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation PDF guide for further information.

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

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation to an Ascensionian Island power outlet.

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What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in The Ascension Islands?

When travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation then the best travel charger for The Ascension Islands to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. This means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters for your Ascensionian Island trip or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only packing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with just a single power outlet.

For those travelling to different destinations we suggest searching for a multipurpose travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer. 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 The Ascension Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country 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 necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental 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 most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting The Ascension Islands.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just 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 The Ascension Islands. [7]
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in The Ascension Islands?

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Ascensionian Island power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using Micro USB Type B cord with a Type G USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with an Ascensionian Island power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Ascensionian Island power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type G USB power adapter into the Ascensionian Island power outlet. This plug supply, technically called the Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 vertical holes forming a triangle pattern.
  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 8.9 3rd generation. At the foot of the Fire found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Ascensionian Island power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 8.9" Kindle will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 8.9" Kindle takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge, but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation battery life should last 9 to 12 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Ascensionian Island power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Ascensionian Island country page on Wikipedia
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, priced at 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. 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.