How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when visiting Uzbekistan

Instructions on how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using type B USB cable with a three pin Type C Europlug power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Type I USB charger.

Uzbekistani power outlet

Various standards and voltages can often cause confusion when planning to visit another country, especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation . This page was written to prevent travellers needing to worry if they can charge their Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when they are staying in Uzbekistan.This page contains instructions showing you what you'll need to power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when you are travelling to Uzbekistan by using their types I or C Uzbekistani 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If visiting Uzbekistan from a different country ensure that the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from over-heating during charging.

The following guide shows you how to connect the Uzbekistani power outlet to the Third Generation Kindle Fire HD and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This particular make of Kindle Fire is recognised by the power and volume buttons on the back and the 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 HD 3rd generation, however if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation OS update which ensures you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. For more information go to the support website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Uzbekistan

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Uzbekistan.

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

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation the best travel power adapter for Uzbekistan is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two standards of power outlets that Uzbekistanis use (I and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by changing the included plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB power chargers, along with support for more power hungry devices. Unlike other travel adapters this will also allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters on your Uzbekistani trip or occupying additional wall sockets. By only packing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without using up an additional plug socket.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Uzbekistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Uzbekistan 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 Uzbekistan using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 Uzbekistan.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Uzbekistan?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet

Instructions on how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using type B USB cable with a three pin Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from an Uzbekistani 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. First you'll need to insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Uzbekistani power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by two circular holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. At the base of your situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge, but this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation battery life is around 9 to 11 hours. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 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 HD 3rd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet

How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet

Using USB micro Type B cable and a three pinned Type I power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using an Uzbekistani power outlet you'll need to buy a Type I USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type I USB power adapter in the power outlet. The plug supply, sometimes called the Type I power outlet [7], can be recognised by 3 slots forming a triangle configuration with a single vertical pin at the bottom and the top two slots sloping upward for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB micro Type B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the base of the 7" Kindle Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the 7" Kindle Fire display will display a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle Fire takes less than 6 hours to fully charge to 100% capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation should last roughly 9 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uzbekistan - wikipedia.org entry about Uzbekistan
  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/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 HD 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/typeI.htm - Type I power outlet
  8. Type I USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type I 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