How to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a power outlet in Armenia

A page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Armenian power outlet with Type B USB cable with a Type C power adapter and how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a double pin Type F Schuko USB adapter.

Armenian power outlet

Different voltages and standards can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation . These guidelines were written to help prepare people wanting to charge their Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation abroad.The following useful guide shows how to power the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Armenia using their Type F or C Armenian 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are visiting Armenia from a different country make sure the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged during charging.

The following page shows you how to connect the Armenian power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle Fire model can be recognised by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 firmware or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, however if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation OS update to make sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your tablet. For more information visit the manufacturers website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Armenia

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation to an Armenian power outlet.

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

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation the best travel charger for Armenia to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Armenians use two different standards of power outlets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by changing the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other adapters this will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters or using up additional wall outlets. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage whilst travelling and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation at an airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional plug socket.

For those travelling often we recommend searching for this type of flexible power charger at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Armenia

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 3rd generation, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power 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 travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Armenia using type B American 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 from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half the 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Armenia. [9]
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Armenia?

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

A page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Armenian power outlet with Type B USB cable with a Type C power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from the Armenian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the power supply. This power outlet, sometimes known as the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, is identified by 2 holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the foot of your Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Armenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX7 inch Third Generation display will display a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes around around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation should last around 9 - 12 hours. For further information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Armenian power outlet

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

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Armenian power outlet with USB micro Type B cable and a Schuko Type F USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using an Armenian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter in the Armenian power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two 4.8mm round adjacent holes next to each other along with a pair of two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Micro type B connector into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You can find the USB port on the base of the tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Armenian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charge icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes around 6 hours to fully recharge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is 9 - 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Armenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Armenian country 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, 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, costs 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.