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

Using Type B USB cord and a three pin Type C Europlug USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Azerbaijani power outlet and powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB charger.

Azerbaijani power outlet

Various region codes and plug types can all be daunting when planning on travelling to a foreign country if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Azerbaijan. This guide was specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when Azerbaijan.This guide shows how to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when staying in Azerbaijan by using the F or C type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. You'll discover that most power sockets vary depending on which region you're taking a trip to therefore please read the WikiConnections travel power connections list for a full list showing regions. If travelling to Azerbaijan from another country please make sure that your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overheating when charging it.

The following page shows how to connect the Azerbaijani power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. We recommend visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This version of the Kindle Fire is recognised by a front facing camera, 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 3rd generation, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date features for your device. Visit the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation PDF manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Azerbaijan

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan

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

If travelling to multiple countries or bringing along more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation the best travel charger for Azerbaijan is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Azeris use two different types of plug sockets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins 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 heads. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power chargers plus compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers or using up additional power outlets. By only packing a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets and using only a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for a versatile travel charger similar to this at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Azerbaijan

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 wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Azerbaijan 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 most popular compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Azerbaijan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Azerbaijan. [9]
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Azerbaijan?

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

Using Type B USB cord and a three pin Type C Europlug USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Azerbaijani power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from the Azerbaijani power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Azerbaijani power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 2 adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the foot of your tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 7" Third Generation battery life is 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet

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

Using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Schuko Type F power charger to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet.

  1. In order to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using an Azerbaijani power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it into the Azerbaijani power outlet. This round wall supply can be identified by the two 4.8mm adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go and grounding clips above and below.
  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 3rd generation. You can find the USB port on the foot of your found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Fire display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The tablet battery life lasts approximately 9 to 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia entry about Azerbaijan
  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, 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, priced at under $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 at around $15.