How to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a power outlet in Turkmenistan

Instructions on how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Turkmen power outlet with type B Micro USB cord and a 3 pinned Type B power charger, charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Type C USB adapter and how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a double pinned Type F Schuko USB plug

Turkmen power outlet

Differing combinations of standards and sockets can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. This guide was specifically written to stop visitors worrying if they can charge their Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when they're going abroad.If you're going to Turkmenistan this page has useful instructions showing how to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using their standard types C, B or F Turkmen 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If travelling to Turkmenistan from another country check your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation was purchased in 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) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged whilst powering it. If you plan on staying at a city such as Ashgabat please read the Turkmenistan Wikipedia web page [1] for more information.

The following list of instructions show how to connect the Turkmen power outlet to your Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can recognise this Kindle by front and rear facing HD cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed Fire OS operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation update to make sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your Kindle. Visit the Amazon support site for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation user manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Turkmenistan

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Turkmenistan by using a power convertor.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Turkmenistan?

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Turkmenistan is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different types of plug sockets that Turkmens use (C, B and F) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger means you can power multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring multiple power chargers for your trip to Turkmenistan. By only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling often we recommend searching for a flexible travel adapter like this online, the multipurpose power charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Turkmenistan

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, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of regions with unstable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Turkmenistan and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Turkmenistan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Turkmenistan.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Turkmenistan?

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

Instructions on how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Turkmen power outlet with type B Micro USB cord and a 3 pinned Type B power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Turkmen power outlet you will need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type B USB power adapter in the Turkmen power outlet. This wall supply (sometimes called a Type B power outlet [3]) is recognised by the 2 slots where the live and neutral plug outlet blades go with a semicircle shaped hole below for the grounded pin. Please note that power cables with type B sockets which are rated at less that 240 V shouldn't be used in Turkmenistan so we recommend checking first.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB micro Type B connector into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. On the base of the Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX8.9 inch situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation display will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge, but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the Fire battery life lasts approximately 9 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Turkmen power outlet

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Turkmen power outlet

Using USB type B cable with a Europlug Type C USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Turkmen power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Turkmen power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise the power supply by two circular holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB micro Type B connector into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. On the base of the Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX8.9 inch situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation display will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge, but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the Fire battery life lasts approximately 9 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Turkmen power outlet

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

Instructions on how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Turkmen power outlet with type B USB Micro cord and a three pinned Schuko Type F power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the Turkmen power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [10] 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 into the wall outlet. The recessed circular power supply, also known as the Type F power outlet [9] or Schuko outlet, can be recognised by the two 4.8mm adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go and a pair of two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one 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 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the foot of your Fire situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device whilst recharging. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation lasts 9 - 12 hours depending on use. 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 process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 - Turkmenistan 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=201342250&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=ZJQS5ETWIYEWYT2M - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 HDX 8.9 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