Charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when planning a trip to Syria

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Syrian power outlet with type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type E power adapter, recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Type C Europlug power adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Type L USB plug

Syrian power outlet

Varying different voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country, especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent visitors having to worry if they can charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation abroad.If you're planning a trip to Syria this page contains useful instructions showing powering the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using the types E, C or L 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You'll find power will vary from region to region therefore we suggest reading the Asia page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Syria from a different region please make sure that your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Syrian power outlet to your and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation by rear and front facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation Fire operating system, but if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation software update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your device. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation PDF guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Syria

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Syria?

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Syria by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Syria?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation then the best travel charger for Syria to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different types of power outlets that Syrians use (E, C and L) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets.

This means you can charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual travel chargers. Only packing 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 3rd generation at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter online; the travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Syria

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters 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 power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Syria using 3 pin type B 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 offers practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Syria.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Syria?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Syrian power outlet

Learn how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Syrian power outlet with type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type C USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using the Syrian 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. Insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Syrian power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two round adjacent holes where the plug outlet pins sit.
  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 3rd generation. On the base of your Fire found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Syrian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes roughly less than 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 the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is approximately 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Syrian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Syrian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using Type B USB Micro connector with a Type E USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Syrian power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using the Syrian power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the two large round adjacent holes for live and neutral pins along with a long metal grounding pin protruding the top to form a triangle pattern.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. At the foot of the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Syrian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle tablet screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle Fire takes approximately around 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation battery life should last 9 to 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Syrian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

How to use a Type L power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Syrian power outlet

Using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type L power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Syrian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using the Syrian power outlet you will need to use a Type L USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type L USB power adapter into the Syrian power outlet. This flattened hexagon shaped plug supply, technically called the Type L power outlet [9], can be identified by 3 large circular adjecent holes forming a line. Note that there are two types of Type L wall outlet rated for 10 and 16 amps. A 10 amp version has 4mm round pins which are spaced 5.5mm apart whilst a 16 amp version has slightly larger 5mm thick round pins which are spaced 8mm apart.
  3. Plug in 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 3rd generation. At the base of the Kindle Fire Third Generation located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Syrian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation display will show a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes around around 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is around 9 - 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type L power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Syrian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syria - Syria 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=201342250&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=ZJQS5ETWIYEWYT2M - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 HDX 8.9 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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeL.htm - Type L power outlet
  10. Type L USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type L mains power outlet
  11. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters