How to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when staying in East Timor

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an East Timor power outlet with USB Micro Type B cable with a 3 pinned Schuko Type F power charger, charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a 2 pinned Europlug Type C power charger and how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Type E power plug

East Timor power outlet

Complicated voltages and sockets can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country, especially if you've never been there before. This page has been specifically written to stop visitors needing to worry if they'll be able to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when going to East Timor.This useful guide will show you what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when you're travelling to East Timor by using the standard types E, C, F or I East Timor 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are travelling to East Timor from a different region make sure the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overloading when powering up. If you plan on visiting a city such as Dili or Dare refer to the East Timor Wikipedia page [1] for more information on visiting the area.

These instructions show you how to connect the East Timor power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation by front and rear facing HD cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 Fire OS operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation update which ensures you have the latest fixes for your device. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in East Timor

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation be used in East Timor?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation to an East Timor power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in East Timor?

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best travel charger for East Timor is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are four types of wall outlets that East Timorese use (types E, C, F and I) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Having a four port charger means you can charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual travel adapters on your trip to East Timor or occupying additional power outlets. By only packing a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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 sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile travel adapter online, the multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

Alternative travel adapter for East Timor

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 those 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 or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both East Timor and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting East Timor using 3 pin type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi has just 2 USB charging ports but offers 6 AC outlets. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, B, E, F, G and I making it perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting East Timor.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in East Timor?

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

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an East Timor power outlet with USB Micro Type B cable with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using the East Timor power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This wall supply, also called a Type C power outlet [3], is recognised by the two round adjacent holes.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. At the bottom of the tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation will show a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The takes roughly less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% 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 Kindle tablet battery life is 9 - 12 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an East Timor power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an East Timor power outlet

Instructions showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with an East Timor power outlet by using Type B Micro USB connector and a Type E power charger.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using an East Timor power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type E USB power adapter in the East Timor power outlet. This sunken round wall supply, also called a Type E power outlet [7] or CEE 7/7 outlet, can be recognised by the two large circular adjacent holes and one metal earth pin protruding from the top to form a triangular pattern.
  3. Then 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 HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You can find the USB port on the base of your Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Fire display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity however this may be longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The tablet battery life is 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an East Timor power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an East Timor power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an East Timor power outlet with Micro USB Type B cable with a 3 pinned Schuko Type F power charger.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using an East Timor 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. Begin by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the East Timor power outlet. The recessed circular power outlet (called a Schuko outlet or Type F power outlet [9]) can be identified by the two large circular adjacent holes next to each other and grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. At the bottom of the located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The takes roughly less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100% 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 Kindle tablet battery life lasts 9 - 12 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an East Timor power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timor-Leste - East Timor Wikipedia 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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E 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