Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Iran

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with an Iranian power outlet with type B USB cable with a three pin Europlug Type C power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a double pin Schuko Type F power charger.

Iranian power outlet

Complicated combinations of frequencies and standards can all be confusing when planning on visiting a new country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of standards being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation . This page was written to prepare visitors wanting to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation abroad.If you are staying in Iran these instructions show how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation by using the F or C type Iranian 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If travelling to Iran from a different country ensure the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure that the device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when powering up.

The following list of instructions show how to connect the Iranian power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This particular version of Kindle Fire is recognised by front and rear facing HD cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, however if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation software update to ensure you have all the latest set of features for your device. For further information 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 manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Iran

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation to an Iranian power outlet by using a power adaptor.

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

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel adapter for Iran to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two types of power outlets in Iran (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by switching the included heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB travel chargers along with support for more power hungry devices. Unlike other travel adapters this means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack individual travel chargers. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Due to 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, smartphones and e-readers without needing an additional power outlet.

For those travelling on a regular basis we suggest buying a multipurpose travel adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Iran

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting counties with unstable power grids. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Iran 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 power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Iran using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi only has 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Iran.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Iran?

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

Using Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type C Europlug power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Iranian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using the Iranian 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. Insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Iranian power outlet. This plug outlet is recognised by two holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. On the bottom of the tablet situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Iranian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation display will display a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation battery life is approximately 9 to 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 the recharging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Iranian power outlet

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

Using Type B USB micro cord with a Type F Schuko USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with an Iranian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the Iranian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type F USB power adapter in the power outlet. The recessed round wall outlet (sometimes known as a Type F power outlet [7] or Schuko outlet) can be recognised by two large holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral pins, plus thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB micro 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 will find the USB port at the base of your 8.9" Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Iranian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation screen will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes around under 6 hours to completely charge, but this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is roughly 9 to 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 the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with an Iranian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran - Iranian 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/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