Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a power outlet in Azerbaijan

A guide showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cable with a three pinned Type C power adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a double pinned Type F USB adapter.

Azerbaijani power outlet

Complicated frequencies and standards can all be daunting when planning on staying in a different country, especially to the first time traveller. This guide has been specifically written to assist people wanting to power their Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when they're staying in Azerbaijan.If you're visiting Azerbaijan the following useful instructions show powering the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using the standard F or C type Azerbaijani 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If you are visiting Azerbaijan from a different region please double check your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation came 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 power transformer to prevent the device from overheating when powering up. If you intend on staying at an Azerbaijani city like Baku refer to the Azerbaijani Wiki page [1] for further details on travelling to the location.

These instructions show how to connect the Azerbaijani power outlet to your Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation by the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation OS, if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation firmware update which ensures you have all the latest set of features for your device. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Azerbaijan

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Azerbaijan?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation to an Azerbaijani power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

Azerbaijan

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Azerbaijan?

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation and visiting more than one country then the best travel power adapter for Azerbaijan is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Azeris 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 multiple countries around the world simply by changing the included plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 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 for your trip. Only packing a single international travel charger will help 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 e-readers 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 different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Azerbaijan

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 regions 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 Azerbaijan 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 Azerbaijan. [9]
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Azerbaijan?

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

Instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with an Azerbaijani power outlet with USB Type B cord with a Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from the Azerbaijani 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. Firstly you'll need to plug the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the 2 circular holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in the USB 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 HD 3rd generation. At the base of your tablet situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation display will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Fire takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation should last 9 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet

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

Using Type B Micro USB cable with a three pinned Type F power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with an Azerbaijani power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from an Azerbaijani 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. Begin the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter into the Azerbaijani power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by two large adjacent holes for live and neutral pins along with a pair of metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. You will find the USB port at the foot of your Kindle situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle tablet will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge, but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation battery life is approximately 9 to 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Azerbaijani Wiki page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 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, 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, priced between $15 to $20.