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

A guide showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Tajikistani power outlet by using USB Type B connector and a three pinned Europlug Type C power charger and how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a double pin Type F Schuko power plug.

Tajikistani power outlet

Different combinations of frequencies and region codes can often lead to confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country for the first time traveller. These instructions were specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when you are going to Tajikistan.These simple instructions tells you what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when going to Tajikistan using their Type F or C Tajikistani 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Tajikistan from another region please make sure your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from over-heating when charging it. If you intend to visit a Tajikistani destination such as Dushanbe or Khujand we also suggest referring to the Tajikistan Wikipedia web page [1] for more information prior to the location.

The following page shows you how to connect the Tajikistani power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify this Kindle version by front and rear facing cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. This guide 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 ensure you have the latest set of features for your Kindle. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Tajikistan

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

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

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Tajikistan?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation and visiting more than one country the best travel adapter for Tajikistan to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different standards of plug sockets that Tajikistanis use (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by changing the plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of power adapters, and support for more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters. Because you are only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers and using just a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose power charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Tajikistan

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 HDX 8.9 4th generation, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting regions with unstable power grids. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Tajikistan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Tajikistan.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Tajikistan?

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

A guide showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Tajikistani power outlet by using USB Type B connector and a three pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Tajikistani power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Tajikistani power outlet. This ungrounded 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 power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the bottom of your Kindle situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Tajikistani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation 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 procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Tajikistani power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Tajikistani power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

A guide showing you how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Tajikistani power outlet using USB type B connector and a three pinned Schuko Type F power charger.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the Tajikistani power outlet you'll 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 taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it in the power supply. You can recognise the plug supply by two large circular adjacent holes along with a pair of two grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the base of the tablet located 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 tablet will show a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately under 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically 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 procedure and battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th 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 - Tajikistan 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=201597010&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=VKCJFRPACVESDX7I - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th 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 4th 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