Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a power outlet in Armenia

A guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Armenian power outlet using Type B USB micro connector with a three pin Europlug Type C power adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a double pinned Type F power adapter.

Armenian power outlet

Varying complicated standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country especially for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used throughout the world this article shows exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation . These guidelines were specifically written to help assist people wanting to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when they are visiting abroad.This page contains instructions demonstrating exactly what you'll need to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when you're travelling to Armenia using the standard F or C type 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are travelling to Armenia from a different country please make sure your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from over-heating when charging it. If you are planning on visiting an Armenian place such as Yerevan please refer to the Armenia Wikipedia page [1] for more details.

These instructions show you how to connect the Armenian power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle tablet is recognised by front and rear facing cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, however if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle OS update to ensure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your Kindle. For further information go to the manufacturers site at Amazon.com 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 Armenia

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Armenia?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation to an Armenian power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

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What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Armenia?

When travelling to multiple countries or bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation then the best international travel charger for Armenia to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Armenians use two different standards of power outlets (types F and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the included plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters this will allow you to recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate power adapters. Only packing a single international travel charger will keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend buying this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer - the power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Armenia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but 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 counties with unreliable or unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, 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 most popular portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Armenia using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This gives the same set of features as 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 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Armenia. [9]
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Armenia?

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

A guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Armenian power outlet using Type B USB micro connector with a three pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Armenian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the Armenian power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by two adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You can find the USB port at the base of your tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Armenian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the 8.9 inch Kindle screen will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes around around 6 hours to fully recharge but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on the 8.9 inch Kindle is roughly 9 to 12 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with an Armenian 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 an Armenian power outlet

Using USB type B cable and a Schuko Type F USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with an Armenian power outlet.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using the Armenian power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. This recessed circular wall outlet can be recognised by the two adjacent holes next to each other, plus thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the 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 8.9 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port on the foot of the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HDX found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Armenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle takes roughly under 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation battery life should last around 9 - 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 procedure.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Armenian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Armenia Wikipedia 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, 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, 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.