Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when visiting Turkey

Learn how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Turkish power outlet using type B Micro USB connector with a Type C Europlug USB charger and powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Schuko Type F USB charger.

Turkish power outlet

Differing combinations of standards and plugs can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used in the world this article tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Turkey. This page was written to prepare people wanting to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when they are travelling to Turkey.This page contains instructions which shows what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when you are in Turkey by using their Type F or C Turkish 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, Type F power outlets will be typically used by a majority of Turks. If travelling to Turkey from a different region make sure the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can accept a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 overheating whilst powering it.

These instructions show how to connect the Turkish power outlet to your and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation by front and rear facing cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume that you are using firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, however if not visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation update which makes sure you have the latest features for your device. Visit the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction guide for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Turkey

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation to a Turkish power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Turkey?

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation then the best travel adapter for Turkey to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Turks use two different types of plug sockets (types F and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the supplied heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these travel adapters plus additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack multiple travel chargers or using up additional power outlets. Because you are only packing a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones using just a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible power charger at your preferred 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 foreign countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Turkey

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] 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, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Turkey 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 portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Turkey.
  • 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 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Turkey.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Turkey?

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

Learn how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Turkish power outlet using type B Micro USB connector with a Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Turkish power outlet you'll need to use 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 in the power supply. You can identify this plug outlet by two circular holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Micro USB type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You can find the USB port at the bottom of your located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Turkish power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire display will show a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The 8.9" Kindle Fire takes less than 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX battery life should last approximately 9 - 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Turkish power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Turkish power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB connector with a Type F Schuko USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Turkish power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the Turkish 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. Start the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it into the Turkish power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by the two circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the two plug outlet pins go along with thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. On the foot of the Third Generation Kindle Fire situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Turkish power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation will display a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge, but this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the battery life on the Fire is 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 recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Turkish power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkey - Turkey country Wiki 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/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