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

A step by step guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Guinean power outlet with type B USB micro cord with a three pin Europlug Type C power adapter, how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Schuko Type F USB plug and powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a 2 pin Type K USB plug

Guinean power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and standards can often be daunting when planning to travel to a new country if you've never visited before. These instructions have been specifically written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation abroad.When you are visiting Guinea the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by using the Type F, C or K Guinean 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Guinea from a different country ensure that your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure the device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it. If you plan to visit a destination like Conakry or Guéckédou we recommend referring to the wikipedia entry about Guinea [1] for more details.

These instructions show how to connect the Guinean 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 model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle model can be identified by rear and front facing HD cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 Fire OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle update which makes sure you have all the latest set of features for your device. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Guinea

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

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

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

When you are travelling to multiple countries or bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation then the best international travel adapter for Guinea is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are three different types of plug sockets in Guinea (F, C and K) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the heads over. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can support Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, and compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets.

This will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers or occupying additional wall sockets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation at an airport or on your flight. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend buying this type of flexible travel charger at an electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Guinea

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 HDX 8.9 4th generation, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Guinea 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 best selling compact power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Guinea.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Guinea. [11] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Guinea?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Guinean power outlet

A step by step guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Guinean power outlet with type B USB micro cord with a three pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Guinean 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 by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. The power supply (called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is identified by two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the base of your 8.9" Kindle Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation screen will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during recharging. The 8.9" 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 recharging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Guinean power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

A step by step guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Guinean power outlet with type B USB micro cord with a three pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the Guinean power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it in the Guinean power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins along with a pair of thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the base of your 8.9" Kindle Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation screen will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during recharging. The 8.9" 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 recharging procedure and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Guinean power outlet

A step by step guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Guinean power outlet with type B USB micro cord with a three pin Type K power charger.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Guinean power outlet you will need to use a Type K USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type K USB power adapter into the wall supply. This plug supply (sometimes known as a Type K power outlet [9]) looks like three holes forming a triangle shape with the bottom hole being in a semicircular shape.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the base of your 8.9" Kindle Fire located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation screen will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during recharging. The 8.9" 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 recharging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Guinean power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia entry about Guinea
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th 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, costing around $10 USD (£10-£15 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, priced at under $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$10-C$15).
  7. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, between $10 to $15 USD (around £15 GBP / under C$20).
  9. iec.ch - Type K power outlet
  10. Type K USB power adapter - There are three pins on a Type K USB charger comprising of two large rounded pins and a bottom semi-circular grounding pin, costs between $10 to $15 USD (under £10 GBP / under C$20).
  11. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated cost between $15 to $20 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).