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

Instructions showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Nevis power outlet with Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type B USB charger, how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a three pin Type G USB adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a 2 pinned Type A USB charger

Nevis power outlet

Complicated voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to stay in another country, especially if you've never visited before. If you are visiting Nevis this page contains instructions showing how to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using their Type G, A, B or D Nevis 230 volt 60Hz wall outlets. When you are visiting Nevis from a different region please ensure that the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v ensure the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from over-heating whilst powering it.

These instructions show you how to connect the Nevis power outlet to the and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify this Kindle version by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation firmware, however if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation update to make sure you have the most up to date features for your device. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation user manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Nevis

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation be used in Nevis?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation to a Nevis power outlet.

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

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Nevis is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Nevisian use four different types of plug sockets (types G, A, B and D) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types A and G. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets and using only a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we recommend searching for this type of flexible power charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Nevis

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Nevis.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs and gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 Nevis. [13]
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Nevis?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nevis power outlet

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Nevis power outlet with Type B USB cable with a Type G power charger.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from the Nevis power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type G USB power adapter in the Nevis power outlet. The plug outlet, sometimes called a Type G power outlet [3], looks like three vertical slots containing shutters forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port at the base of your Third Generation Kindle Fire situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes roughly less than 6 hours to fully recharge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the Kindle tablet battery life is roughly 9 to 12 hours depending on use. 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 the charging procedure.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nevis power outlet

How to use a Type A power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nevis power outlet

Using Micro USB type B connector and a Type A USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Nevis power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the Nevis power outlet you'll need to use a Type A USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by inserting the Type A USB power adapter into the wall outlet. The plug outlet, technically called a Type A power outlet [7], is recognised by the two thin slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral blades.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB type B cord into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the foot of your Third Generation Kindle Fire found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the tablet display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation should last approximately 9 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type A power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nevis power outlet

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

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type B USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nevis power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Nevis power outlet you will need a Type B USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type B USB power adapter and plugging it in the Nevis power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by the 2 slots parallel to each other where the short live and neutral plug outlet blades go with a single hole below for the long earthed pin.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the base of the located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Nevis 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 Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The battery life on your Kindle tablet should last roughly 9 - 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Nevis power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nevis power outlet

Using USB type B cord and a three pin Type D USB adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nevis power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from the Nevis power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type D USB power adapter in the Nevis power outlet. The plug outlet, sometimes called a Type D power outlet [11], looks like three circular holes in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the base of the Kindle located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation should last around 9 - 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Nevis power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia.org entry about Nevis
  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, 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 A power outlet
  8. Type A USB power adapter - An unearthed Type A USB charger has 2 parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes near the tip of each blade, priced at between $10 to $15.
  9. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  10. Type B USB power adapter - 3 pinned Type B USB chargers have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes in the end of each blade, between $10 to $15.
  11. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  12. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, priced at under $15.
  13. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at between $15 to $20.