How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when staying in Turkmenistan

Simple instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Turkmen power outlet by using type B USB cord and a three pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter, charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a 3 pinned Type B USB charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB charger

Turkmen power outlet

Differing combinations of standards and plugs can all be daunting when planning to visit a different country if you've never visited before. These instructions were written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation abroad.If you are travelling to Turkmenistan the following instructions show powering your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation by using the standard types C, B or F Turkmen 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are visiting Turkmenistan from a different country check your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from over-heating whilst powering it up.

The following page shows how to connect the Turkmen power outlet to your Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation by the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation firmware, but if not please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date features for your Kindle Fire. For more information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Turkmenistan

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation to a Turkmen power outlet by using a power convertor.

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

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best travel charger for Turkmenistan is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different standards of power outlets in Turkmenistan (C, B and F) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy individual power chargers. Only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage as well as being on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend buying an adaptable power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Turkmenistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Turkmenistan.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs and offers practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Turkmenistan.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Turkmenistan?

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

Using USB micro Type B connector and a Type B power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Turkmen power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from the Turkmen power outlet you'll need to use a Type B USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type B USB power adapter and plugging it into the Turkmen power outlet. The plug outlet (sometimes called a Type B power outlet [3]) can be identified by two thin slots with a semicircular hole below for the slightly longer earthed pin. Please note that power cords used with type B sockets which are rated at 125 volts shouldn't be used in Turkmenistan so please check prior to proceeding.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B Micro USB cord into 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. Switch on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes around 6 hours to completely charge but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation lasts approximately 9 to 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Fire please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Turkmen power outlet

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

Learn how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Turkmen power outlet by using Type B USB cord and a Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Turkmen power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Turkmen power outlet. The plug outlet can be identified by two circular adjacent holes.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Micro USB Type B connector into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. On the foot of your Kindle tablet found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to completely charge however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during recharging. The tablet battery life lasts around 9 to 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Turkmen power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Turkmen power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Simple instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Turkmen power outlet by using type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Turkmen power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type F USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes next to each other and grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B USB cord into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. On the base of the tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The takes around 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation should last approximately 9 to 11 hours depending on use. 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 Turkmen power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkmenistan - wikipedia.org page about Turkmenistan
  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/typeB.htm - Type B 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 B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B 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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  10. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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