Charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when planning a trip to Azerbaijan

Instructions on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet with USB Micro type B cord with a Type C Europlug power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Schuko Type F power charger.

Azerbaijani power outlet

Different voltages and sockets can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country for the first time traveller. If you're staying in Azerbaijan this page contains useful instructions showing powering the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation by using their standard F or C type Azerbaijani 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. If visiting Azerbaijan from a different region please check that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating during charging.

These instructions show how to connect the Azerbaijani power outlet to the Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise this Kindle model by rear and front facing HD cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation OS update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your device. For more information go to the support website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation PDF manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Azerbaijan

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan

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

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation or visiting more than one country the best international travel adapter for Azerbaijan is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different types of power outlets in Azerbaijan (F and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual power adapters. By only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with just a single power outlet.

For those travelling to Azerbaijan we suggest searching for a flexible travel charger like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Azerbaijan

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of counties with unreliable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Azerbaijan and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America going to Azerbaijan using 3 pin type B American 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. This gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Azerbaijan. [9]
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Azerbaijan?

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Instructions on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet with USB Micro type B cord with a Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. This unearthed power outlet is identified by the 2 circular holes next to each other where the two plug outlet pins sit.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of 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 the 8.9 inch Kindle located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the 8.9" Kindle will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes around around 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on the Third Generation Kindle Fire is approximately 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet with USB Micro type B cord with a Schuko Type F power adapter.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using the Azerbaijani power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the Azerbaijani power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two large adjacent holes next to each other where the twin plug outlet pins slide into along with two metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB Micro cable 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. At the foot of the Kindle tablet found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 8.9" Kindle will display a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on your 8.9" Kindle lasts roughly 9 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia entry about Azerbaijan
  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 at 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, estimated cost 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 cost under $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.