Charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when planning a trip to Uzbekistan

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Uzbekistani power outlet using Micro USB type B cord with a Type C Europlug power adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Type I power charger.

Uzbekistani power outlet

Complicated combinations of frequencies and region codes can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country for the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this article shows exactly what to buy in advance to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation . The following useful guide tells you exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when staying in Uzbekistan using the types I or C 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are visiting Uzbekistan from another country ensure that your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it.

These instructions show how to connect the Uzbekistani power outlet to the Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. This page assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation Fire OS operating system, but if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle Fire. Visit the support website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation PDF guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Uzbekistan

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation to an Uzbekistani power outlet.

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

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation or visiting more than one country then the best travel charger for Uzbekistan to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Uzbekistanis use two different types of power outlets (types I and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel chargers this means you can charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters for your Uzbekistani trip or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only needing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with just a single power outlet.

For those travelling to Uzbekistan we suggest searching for a multipurpose travel charger like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Uzbekistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 North America visiting Uzbekistan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 Uzbekistan.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Uzbekistan?

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

Using USB Micro type B cord with a Europlug Type C power charger to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using the 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. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. This ungrounded plug supply, sometimes called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, can be recognised by 2 circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. At the foot of the Kindle Fire Third Generation found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire Third Generation screen will show a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Third Generation Kindle Fire takes around less than 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation battery life lasts around 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Uzbekistani power outlet using USB Type B connector with a Type I USB charger.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet you'll need a Type I USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type I USB power adapter into the Uzbekistani power outlet. This plug supply (sometimes called the Type I power outlet [7]) can be recognised by 3 thin slots in a triangle pattern with a single vertical pin at the base and the top two slots sloping upwards for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. At the foot of the 7 inch Kindle located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes roughly under 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is 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 recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan 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/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