Charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a power outlet in Israel

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Israeli power outlet using type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type M USB charger, charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Europlug Type C USB plug and how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a 3 pin Type H power charger

Israeli power outlet

Varying different region codes and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. When you are visiting Israel this page has instructions showing you charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation by using the types M, C or H 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, Type M plug outlets will be used by a majority of Israelis. You will discover power sockets differ depending on which area you are travelling to so please read the Asia and power supplies page for a full list of regions and countries. When travelling to Israel from a different region ensure your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from over-heating whilst powering it up.

These instructions show how to connect the Israeli power outlet to your Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle Fire can be identified by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. This page assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation firmware, but if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation software update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. For further information visit the manufacturers website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Israel

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation be used in Israel?

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

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

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation the best international travel charger for Israel to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Israelis use three different standards of wall outlets (types M, C and H) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can support Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers for your Israeli trip. By only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones with just a single wall outlet.

We recommend searching for a versatile power charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Israel

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Israel 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 most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Israel using 3 pin type B 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 from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Israel.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Israel?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Israeli power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using Type B USB Micro connector with a Europlug Type C USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Israeli power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the Israeli power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the Israeli power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  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 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port on the bottom of your Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Israeli power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Fire will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging process. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation battery life lasts approximately 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Israeli power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type H power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Israeli power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Israeli power outlet using type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type H USB charger.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Israeli power outlet you'll need to buy a Type H USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type H USB power adapter into the wall supply. The grounded power outlet, sometimes known as a Type H power outlet [7], can be identified by the 3 slots pointing inward forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth. The more modern type H wall outlets also have round holes in the middle of each thin slot to accommodate the round pinned Type C plugs which can be found in almost 140 other countries.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port at the foot of the tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Israeli power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 7" Kindle Fire HDX screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX Third Generation lasts roughly 9 to 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type H power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Israeli power outlet

How to use a Type M power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Israeli power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Israeli power outlet using type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type M USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Israeli power outlet you'll need to buy a Type M USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type M USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify this plug supply by the three large holes forming a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port at the foot of the tablet situated next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Israeli power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 7" Kindle Fire HDX screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The battery life on the Kindle tablet is around 9 to 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type M power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Israeli power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel - Israeli country page on Wikipedia
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201303400&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=TE3JUEOED6G5HTG3 - Kindle Fire HDX 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 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/typeH.htm - Type H power outlet
  8. Type H USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type H mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  10. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M 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