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

A guide showing you how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet using USB type B connector and a three pinned Europlug Type C power charger, powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Type G power charger and how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a three pinned Type D USB plug

Bhutanese power outlet

Varying complicated voltages and standards can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of standards being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bhutan. This page contains step by step instructions demonstrating what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when visiting Bhutan using their types G, C, D, F or M Bhutanese 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When travelling to Bhutan from another country check your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure your device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overloading whilst powering it.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Bhutanese power outlet to your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX8.9 inch and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire range. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by front and rear facing HD cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This page assumes you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, but if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation update to make sure you have the latest set of features for your Kindle Fire. Visit Amazon 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 Bhutan

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

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

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bhutan?

If travelling to more than one country the best international travel charger for Bhutan is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [15]. Bhutanese use five different types of plug sockets (types G, C, D, F and M) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 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 keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect 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 iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [15] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Bhutan

The 4 port USB travel charger [15] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge 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 Bhutan 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 Bhutan 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 Bhutan.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Bhutan?

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

Using type B USB micro cord and a Type G power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Bhutanese 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. Start by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the power supply. This power outlet (sometimes known as the Type G power outlet [3]) can be identified by 3 holes in a triangular pattern.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB Type B cord into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the bottom of the Kindle situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation will display a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes around around 6 hours to completely recharge, but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation battery life is 10 to 12 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet

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

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet with type B USB cable with a Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Bhutanese power outlet you will need 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 in the Bhutanese power outlet. The wall supply can be recognised by the 2 holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins sit.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of 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 Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX8.9 inch found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the 8.9 inch Kindle display will display a charge icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle battery life 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 the charging process and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

A step by step guide showing you how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet by using type B USB micro cord and a Type D power charger.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Bhutanese power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type D USB power adapter into the Bhutanese power outlet. You can identify the plug supply by three round holes in a triangle shape.
  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 base of your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HDX Forth Generation situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle tablet display will show a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around under 6 hours to fully charge to 100% capacity however this is likely to 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 around 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 recharging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

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

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Bhutanese power outlet with type B USB cable with a Type F Schuko USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Bhutanese power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter in the Bhutanese power outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by two large circular adjacent holes, plus a pair of grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of 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 Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX8.9 found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the 8.9 inch Kindle display will display a charge icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX8.9 Forth Generation takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The Kindle battery life should last approximately 10 to 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 the charging process and battery times.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet

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

Using type B Micro USB connector with a Type M power adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Bhutanese power outlet you'll need to use a Type M USB power adapter [14] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type M USB power adapter and inserting it into the power supply. This power outlet (sometimes known as the Type M power outlet [13]) can be identified by the 3 circular holes forming a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the base of your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HDX Forth Generation situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation screen will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes around 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the device during the recharging process. The 8.9 inch Kindle battery life lasts approximately 10 to 12 hours. For further information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type M power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Bhutanese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhutan - Bhutanese Wikipedia 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&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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  12. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  13. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  14. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet
  15. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters