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

Instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Belarus power outlet by using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter and how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a 2 pin Type F USB charger.

Belarus power outlet

Varying different standards and plug types can often be daunting when planning on travelling to a foreign country especially if you've never been there before. The following useful guide tells you exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when staying in Belarus using the types F or C 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will find power will differ from region to region therefore we suggest reading the Europe page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Belarus from a different country please check that your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure 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 voltage converter to avoid the device from over-heating whilst powering it up.

These instructions show how to connect the Belarus power outlet to the 7 inch Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This model of Kindle can be identified by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back. This page assumes that you have installed Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, however if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation OS update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle. For further information 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.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Belarus

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Belarus by using a power adaptor.

Belarus

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

If travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation then the best travel charger for Belarus to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different types of power outlets that Belarusians use (F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the included heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation supports Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel chargers this means you can charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters for your Belarus trip or using up additional power sockets. Only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table 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 travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Belarus

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters 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 supplied 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 Belarus using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 Belarus. [9]
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Belarus?

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

Instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Belarus power outlet by using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Belarus power outlet you'll need 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 Belarus power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two round adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Type B USB Micro cable 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 on the bottom of your Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Belarus power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX 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 but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is approximately 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. For further 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.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Belarus power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Belarus power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

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

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the Belarus power outlet you will need to use 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 power supply by the two large adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral, plus two metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. At the base of the Kindle found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Belarus power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation display 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 to full capacity however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation battery life should last 9 to 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Belarus power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Belarus 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 - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, 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, costs 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, estimated price between $15 to $20.
  9. 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.