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

Using type B USB cable with a three pin Type C Europlug power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Djiboutian power outlet and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a two pinned Type E power plug.

Djiboutian power outlet

Differing voltages and region codes can often lead to confusion when planning on staying in a different country especially if you've never visited before. The following step by step guide will show you exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when you are visiting Djibouti using their standard Type E or C 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If visiting Djibouti from a different country ensure the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Djiboutian power outlet to your Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation by the power and volume buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation firmware, if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle software update to ensure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. For further information go to the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Djibouti

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Djibouti by using the correct power convertor.

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

If travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation the best travel power adapter for Djibouti is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of power outlets in Djibouti (types E and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB travel chargers and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack multiple travel chargers or using up additional power outlets. Because you are only packing a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets using just a single 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 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Djibouti

The 4 port USB travel charger 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 those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting regions with unstable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Djibouti and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Djibouti.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Djibouti. [9] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Djibouti?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Djiboutian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB connector with a Type C Europlug USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Djiboutian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from the Djiboutian 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. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the Djiboutian power outlet. This ungrounded wall outlet, sometimes known as a Europlug or Type C power outlet [3], is identified by two adjacent holes next to each other where the plug outlet pins go.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. At the foot of your Kindle situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Djiboutian 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 takes around under 6 hours to completely charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on the 7" Kindle Fire should last roughly 9 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Djiboutian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Djiboutian power outlet

A guide on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Djiboutian power outlet with Type B USB micro cord with a Type E power adapter.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using the Djiboutian power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by inserting the Type E USB power adapter into the power outlet. The recessed round wall supply (known as the CEE 7/7 outlet) can be identified by two adjacent holes plus one metal grounding pin protruding in the top to form a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. At the foot of your situated next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Djiboutian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the will show a lightning icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Fire takes around under 6 hours to fully charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation should last around 9 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Djiboutian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Djibouti country Wiki page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, between $10 to $15 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).
  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, priced at between $5 to $10 USD (around £5 GBP / under C$15).
  7. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on Type E USB chargers which are placed 19mm apart and may include a hole for an earthing pin, under $15 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $15 to $20 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).