How to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a power outlet in Belarus

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Belarus power outlet with USB type B connector and a Europlug Type C USB adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB charger.

Belarus power outlet

Various voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when abroad.When going to Belarus the following instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation by using the standard types F or C Belarus 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Belarus from a different country check that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v double check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it.

The following page shows how to connect the Belarus power outlet to your Kindle Fire Third Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise this make of Kindle Fire by rear and front facing cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you are using firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, if you don't please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle firmware update which ensures you have the latest fixes for your tablet. For more information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Belarus

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation to a Belarus power outlet.

Belarus

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Belarus?

When you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation then the best international travel charger for Belarus is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Belarusians use two different standards of wall outlets (F and C) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these power adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers this means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters. Only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible power charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Belarus

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America going to Belarus using 3 pinned type B US 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 from the US using type B plugs and offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Belarus. [9]
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Belarus?

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

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Belarus power outlet with USB type B connector and a Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Belarus power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You will find the USB port at the bottom of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" Third Generation found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Belarus power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the tablet display will display a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the battery life on your tablet should last approximately 9 to 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 battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Belarus power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Belarus power outlet

Using Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Belarus power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the Belarus 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 by inserting the Type F USB power adapter into the Belarus power outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by two 4.8mm round holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into, plus a pair of two grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of 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 Belarus power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life is roughly 9 to 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Belarus power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Belarus Wikipedia web 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, priced 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 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 $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.