Charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when planning a trip to Bangladesh

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet using Micro USB Type B cord with a Type D USB charger, how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a 3 pin Type G power adapter and how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a 2 pin Type C USB plug

Bangladeshi power outlet

Different region codes and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country, especially if you've never been there before. This page was written to stop people worrying if they'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation abroad.The following guide tells you exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when visiting Bangladesh using the types G, C, D or K 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When visiting Bangladesh from a different region make sure that your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging it. If you plan to stay in a place such as Dhaka we also suggest reading the Wikipedia.org web page about Bangladesh [1] for further details.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Bangladeshi power outlet to your Kindle Fire Forth Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle model can be identified by front and rear facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, however if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the most up to date set of features for your Kindle. For further information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bangladesh

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bangladesh.

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

When travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation then the best travel charger for Bangladesh to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. There are four types of wall outlets that Bangladeshis use (G, C, D and K) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G.

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 included plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel chargers this means you can charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual power adapters for your Bangladeshi 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 and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation at the airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional wall outlet.

If you travel often we suggest searching for this type of flexible travel charger online; the travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Bangladesh

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Bangladesh using 3 pin type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers 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 Bangladesh.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bangladesh?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet

Using Micro USB Type B cord with a Type G USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the Bangladeshi power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall outlet (technically called the Type G power outlet [3]) can be recognised by 3 vertical slots containing shutters in a triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in 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 4th generation. At the foot of the Kindle tablet found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 8.9" Kindle will display a lightning bolt 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 charging. Typically the battery life on your 8.9" Kindle lasts roughly 10 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using USB Micro type B connector with a three pin Europlug Type C USB charger to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Bangladeshi power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect one 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 8.9 4th generation. On the base of your 8.9" Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire Forth Generation takes around less than 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation battery life should last 10 to 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet using Micro USB Type B cord with a Type D USB charger.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the Bangladeshi power outlet you will need to use a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type D USB power adapter into the power outlet. The power outlet (technically called the Type D power outlet [9]) can be recognised by 3 round holes in a triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect one 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 8.9 4th generation. On the base of your 8.9" Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire Forth Generation takes around less than 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation battery life should last 10 to 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type D power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

A guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet with type B micro USB connector and a 3 pin Type K power adapter.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet you'll need to buy a Type K USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type K USB power adapter into the Bangladeshi power outlet. This plug supply (sometimes known as a Type K power outlet [11]) can be recognised by 3 large holes in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the foot of the Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire Forth Generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to completely recharge, 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 Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is approximately 10 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladesh - Wikipedia.org web page about Bangladesh
  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&tag=wikiconnections-20&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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  10. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  12. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters