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

Using USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Type I power charger.

Uzbekistani power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country if you've never visited before. This page has simple instructions showing you exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when you are travelling to Uzbekistan by using the standard types I or C Uzbekistani 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If travelling to Uzbekistan from another country please ensure that 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 came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure that your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating when charging it.

The following page shows how to connect the Uzbekistani power outlet to your Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle version can be recognised by rear and front facing cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, but if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation update which ensures you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. For further information go to the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation user guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Uzbekistan

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

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

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

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Uzbekistan is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Uzbekistanis use two different types of plug sockets (I and C) 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 to 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 supports Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters. Because you are only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation at the airport or on the plane. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying an adaptable power charger similar to this online - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Uzbekistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Uzbekistan 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 Uzbekistan using 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 is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Uzbekistan.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Uzbekistan?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using USB Micro Type B connector and a Type C power charger to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using an Uzbekistani power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Uzbekistani power outlet. This unearthed power supply (called a Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) can be recognised by the two circular adjacent holes.
  3. Plug in 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 will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes around less than 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the battery life on the tablet should last approximately 9 to 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 and the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

Using Type B Micro USB connector and a Type I power charger to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using an Uzbekistani power outlet you will need to buy a Type I USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type I USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This wall supply, sometimes called a Type I power outlet [7], can be recognised by the three slots for the live, neutral and ground.
  3. Connect one end of the USB Micro Type B connector 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 foot of your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" Third Generation found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet display will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Fire takes around 6 hours to completely charge however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the lasts roughly 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 life.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uzbekistan - Uzbekistani page on wikipedia.org
  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/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