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

A page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Grenadian power outlet using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type G power adapter.

Grenadian power outlet

Complicated combinations of region codes and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to visit a new country, especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation . These instructions have been specifically written to prepare travellers wanting to power their Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when staying in Grenada.When you are planning a holiday to Grenada this page contains useful instructions showing charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation by using their standard 230 volt 50Hz G Type Grenadian power outlet, with the Grenadians using 13 amp plugs for charging. If you are travelling to Grenada from another region make sure your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v make sure your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from over-heating whilst powering it up.

This guide shows you how to connect the Grenadian power outlet to your Kindle Fire Third Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. Visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This model of Kindle can be identified by a front facing HD camera, 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 3rd generation, if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle. For further information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Grenada

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Grenada by using a power adaptor.

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

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation or visiting more than one country the best international travel adapter for Grenada is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using 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 multiple power adapters for your Grenadian trip or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at 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 Grenada we suggest searching for this type of flexible travel charger online; the travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Grenada

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Grenada 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 North America visiting Grenada.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This gives practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with only 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Grenada. [7] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Grenada?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Grenadian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

A page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Grenadian power outlet using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type G power adapter.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Grenadian power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. The wall outlet (technically called the Type G power outlet [3]) can be recognised by 3 vertical holes forming a triangle pattern.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port on the bottom of your Third Generation Kindle Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Grenadian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation screen will show a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Third Generation Kindle Fire is approximately 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Grenadian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia entry about Grenada
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, 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, between $5 to $10.
  7. 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.