How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a power outlet in Kazakhstan

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Kazakhstani power outlet with micro USB Type B cable with a Type C power adapter and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a double pinned Type F Schuko USB plug.

Kazakhstani power outlet

Varying different frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning to stay in another country, especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation . These guidelines were written to help prepare people wanting to charge the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation abroad.When staying in Kazakhstan this page contains instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using their standard types F or C Kazakhstani 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When visiting Kazakhstan from another country please make sure your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure that your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating when charging it.

These instructions show you how to connect the Kazakhstani power outlet to your Third Generation Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page for the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle is identified by the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle firmware update which ensures you have the most up to date features for your tablet. For further information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation user manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Kazakhstan

Can the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation be used in Kazakhstan?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation to a Kazakhstani power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Kazakhstan?

When travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Kazakhstan is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different standards of wall outlets that Kazakhs use (types F and C) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other adapters this will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters or using up additional power outlets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling and on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation at an airport or on the plane. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we recommend buying a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Kazakhstan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Kazakhstan 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 compact power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Kazakhstan using 3 pinned type B US 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 from North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Kazakhstan.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Kazakhstan?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Kazakhstani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using USB micro Type B cable with a Europlug Type C USB adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet.

  1. In order to power your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Kazakhstani power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the Kazakhstani power outlet. The power supply can be recognised by the two circular holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. On the foot of your Fire located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Kazakhstani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation should last around 9 - 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Kazakhstani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Kazakhstani power outlet by using Type B USB connector with a Type F power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from the Kazakhstani power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it into the power supply. This circular plug outlet, sometimes called a Schuko outlet, can be recognised by two 4.8mm holes 19 mm apart from each other where the twin plug outlet pins go along with metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect 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 HD 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the foot of your located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Kazakhstani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Fire display will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Third Generation Kindle Fire takes around 6 hours to completely recharge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation battery life is 9 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazakhstan - Kazakhstani 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=201295080&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=AD5IYD4P6GI4Y7F5 - Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C 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 HD 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  9. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters