Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a power outlet in Djibouti

The WikiConnections guide on how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Djiboutian power outlet with USB Type B cord with a three pin Type C power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a double pin Type E power charger.

Djiboutian power outlet

Different standards and sockets can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. This page has been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when you're in staying in Djibouti.This page contains a guide demonstrating how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when staying in Djibouti using the E or C type Djiboutian 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If you are visiting Djibouti from another region please check the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it.

These instructions show you how to connect the Djiboutian power outlet to your 8.9" Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire version is recognised by front and rear facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 firmware or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, but if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle software update to ensure you have the most up to date set of features for your device. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Djibouti

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation be used in Djibouti?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation to a Djiboutian power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Djibouti?

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation then the best travel power adapter for Djibouti is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Djiboutians use two different types of power outlets (E and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these travel chargers along with support for more power demanding devices like tablets.

This will allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers on your Djiboutian trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

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

Alternative travel adapter for Djibouti

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 HDX 8.9 4th generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Djibouti and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Djibouti using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Djibouti.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Djibouti?

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Djiboutian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

The WikiConnections guide on how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Djiboutian power outlet with USB Type B cord with a three pin Type C power adapter.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using 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 by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall supply, sometimes called the Europlug, is identified by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins sit.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB micro type B cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the bottom of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Djiboutian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 8.9" Kindle Fire takes around under 6 hours to completely recharge but this may be longer if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire battery life should last roughly 10 - 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Djiboutian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Djiboutian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using type B USB micro cable with a three pinned Type E power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Djiboutian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a 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 taking the Type E USB power adapter and inserting it in the Djiboutian power outlet. This sunken circular wall outlet, sometimes called the Type E power outlet [7], can be identified by two large holes 19mm adjacent to each other with a single metal grounding pin protruding the top in a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB micro type B cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the bottom of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Djiboutian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire takes around under 6 hours to completely recharge but this may be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. Typically the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire battery life should last roughly 10 - 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Djiboutian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Djibouti - Djiboutian country 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=201597010&linkId=VKCJFRPACVESDX7I - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th 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 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, under $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$15-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, under $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$5-C$10).
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet, costing around $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$20-C$25).
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).