How to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when planning a trip to Azerbaijan

A guide showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet using USB type B connector and a three pinned Europlug Type C power charger and how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a two pinned Schuko Type F power charger.

Azerbaijani power outlet

Various voltages and plugs can all be confusing when planning on travelling to another country to the first time traveller. These instructions were specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when you're in Azerbaijan.When you're visiting Azerbaijan these instructions show how to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using their standard types F or C 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. If travelling to Azerbaijan from a different country make sure that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged during charging.

The following list of instructions show how to connect the Azerbaijani power outlet to the and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify this Kindle version by front and rear facing cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation firmware, if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation OS update which makes sure you have the latest features for your device. Go to the Amazon.com website for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Azerbaijan

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Azerbaijan?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation to an Azerbaijani power outlet.

Azerbaijan

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Azerbaijan?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation and visiting multiple countries the best travel adapter for Azerbaijan to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Azerbaijanis use two different types of plug sockets (types F and C) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers, along with additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers this means you can power multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers. Because you are only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation at the airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers and using only a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for a multipurpose travel adapter like this online. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering 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 wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Azerbaijan and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Azerbaijan 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 travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Azerbaijan?

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using USB Type B cord and a 3 pinned Type C power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Azerbaijani 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. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Azerbaijani power outlet. This ungrounded wall supply can be recognised by the 2 holes adjacent to each other where the twin pins sit.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the bottom of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX8.9 Forth Generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Fire takes roughly under 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation should last approximately 10 - 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet

Using USB Type B cord and a 3 pinned Type F power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using 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 by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the power supply. This sunken circular plug supply (sometimes known as a Schuko outlet) can be identified by two large round holes 19 mm apart from each other, plus a pair of metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the bottom of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX8.9 inch display will show a charge icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes roughly under 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation should last approximately 10 - 12 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia web page about Azerbaijan
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th 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, 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, costs 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.