How to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Turkmenistan

Using Type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type B USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Turkmen power outlet, charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Type C Europlug power plug and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a double pin Schuko Type F power adapter

Turkmen power outlet

Complicated combinations of voltages and plug types can often be daunting when planning on staying in a different country, especially to the first time traveller. This page is a step by step guide demonstrating how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when you are travelling to Turkmenistan using their standard types C, B or F 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power supplies are different regionally therefore please read our WikiConnections world power connections guide for a complete list of charging devices in different destinations. When you are travelling to Turkmenistan from another country check the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from being damaged when charging it.

These instructions show how to connect the Turkmen power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. We recommend visiting the Amazon page for the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle Fire version is recognised by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This guide assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the firmware for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle OS update to ensure you have the latest features for your Kindle Fire. For more information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation user manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Turkmenistan

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Turkmenistan.

Turkmenistan

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

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation the best travel power adapter for Turkmenistan is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Turkmens use three different standards of plug sockets (types C, B and F) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the supplied heads. If your model of Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters this means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to pack multiple travel chargers or occupying additional power sockets. By only needing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up 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 under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend searching for an adaptable power adapter like this online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Turkmenistan

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Turkmenistan and over 150 countries around the world:

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

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

Using Type B Micro USB cable with a three pin Type B power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Turkmen power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the Turkmen power outlet you'll need a Type B USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type B USB power adapter and inserting it into the Turkmen power outlet. The wall supply (sometimes known as a Type B power outlet [3]) is recognised by 2 thin slots parallel to each other where the blades go with a single hole below for the earthed pin. Please be aware power cords used with type B outlets which are rated at less that 240 volts shouldn't be used so please check first.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Type B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port at the base of your Kindle located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation display will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge but this may be longer if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on your tablet lasts 9 to 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Turkmen power outlet

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

Using USB Type B cable and a Type C USB adapter to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Turkmen power outlet.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the Turkmen power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the power outlet. The wall outlet can be recognised by the two holes adjacent to each other where the two pins go.
  3. Plug in one end of the micro USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port at the foot of your tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 7 inch Kindle display will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle takes under 6 hours to fully charge, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is roughly 9 to 12 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Turkmen power outlet

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

Using USB micro Type B cord and a Type F Schuko USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Turkmen power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Turkmen power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Turkmen power outlet. This sunken circular wall supply, sometimes known as a Schuko plug or Type F power outlet [9], can be recognised by two round adjacent holes next to each other where the pins go along with a pair of metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the foot of the tablet situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes approximately under 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation battery life lasts approximately 9 - 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Turkmen power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Turkmen Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type B USB power adapter - 3 pinned Type B USB chargers have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes in the end of each blade, priced at 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, between $5 to $10.
  7. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, costs under $15.
  9. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  10. 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.
  11. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around $15.