Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a power outlet in Tajikistan

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Tajikistani power outlet with Type B USB cable and a three pinned Type C USB adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a double pinned Type F power adapter.

Tajikistani power outlet

Complicated combinations of voltages and plug types can often lead to confusion when planning to visit another country especially to the first time traveller. This guide has been specifically written to prevent visitors worrying if they'll be able to power their Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when they're staying in Tajikistan.This page has instructions telling you what you'll need to power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when you're travelling to Tajikistan using their standard Type F or C 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling to Tajikistan from another region make sure the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure that your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from overloading during charging.

This guide shows how to connect the Tajikistani power outlet to the Kindle Fire Third Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire is recognised by the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This guide assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, but if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle update which makes sure you have the most up to date fixes for your device. For further information visit the support site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Tajikistan

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Tajikistan?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation to a Tajikistani power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

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

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation and visiting more than one country then the best travel adapter for Tajikistan is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Tajikistanis use two different standards of plug sockets (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins 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 HD 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters, plus additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring individual power adapters on your trip. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets and using only a single power outlet.

For those travelling frequently we suggest searching for a versatile power charger of this nature online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Tajikistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power grids. These power adapters 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 going to Tajikistan using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs. This gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Tajikistan.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Tajikistan?

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

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Tajikistani power outlet with Type B USB cable and a three pinned Type C USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using the Tajikistani power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. The power supply (sometimes called a Europlug) can be recognised by the 2 adjacent holes where the pins go.
  3. Then 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 HD 3rd generation. At the foot of your Fire situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Tajikistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation display will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Third Generation takes around under 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation battery life lasts approximately 9 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Tajikistani power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Tajikistani power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Using USB Type B connector and a Schuko Type F USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Tajikistani power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Tajikistani power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the power outlet. The sunken round plug outlet (known as a Type F power outlet [7] or Schuko plug) can be recognised by two circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins sit, plus thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port on the foot of the Third Generation Kindle Fire found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Tajikistani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Third Generation screen will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes around around 6 hours to fully recharge but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation should last 9 - 11 hours. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Tajikistani power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tajikistan - Tajikistani Wikipedia web 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