Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when staying in Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands power outlet to Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation

Falkland Islands power outlet

Varying complicated standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning to stay in a new country if you've never been there before. If visiting Falkland Islands the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the standard 240 volt 50Hz G Type Falkland Islands wall outlet, the Falkland Islanders will use 13 amp plugs for charging. If you are visiting Falkland Islands from a different country please make sure your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v check the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

These instructions show how to connect the Falkland Islands power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify this Kindle Fire model by rear and front facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes you are using version 4.5.5 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, however if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle software update to ensure you have all the latest features for your Kindle Fire. For more information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Falkland Islands

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation be used in Falkland Islands?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Falkland Islands.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Falkland Islands?

If you are travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Falkland Islands to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by changing the plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB power chargers, and compatibility with more power demanding devices.

Having a four port adapter will also allow you to power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers. By only packing a single international travel charger will keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets using just a single wall outlet.

If you travel to Falkland Islands we recommend buying this type of versatile travel charger at your preferred electronics retailer - the power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Falkland Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Falkland Islands using type B 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Falkland Islands.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Falkland Islands?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Falkland Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using Type B USB micro cord with a 3 pin Type G USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Falkland Islands power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Falkland Islands power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly plug in the Type G USB power adapter in the power outlet. The power supply (known as the Type G power outlet [3]) looks like 3 vertical rectangular slots containing plastic shutters in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Type B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the foot of your tablet found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Falkland Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Fire will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes approximately around 6 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the battery life on your is 10 to 12 hours depending on how you use it. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Falkland Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falkland_Islands - Falkland Islands country Wiki page
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201597010&linkId=VKCJFRPACVESDX7I - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201119640&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=BHZDW336CXLI4M7V - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters