Charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when planning a trip to Liberia

A page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Liberian power outlet with type B USB Micro cable and a Type A USB charger, charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a three pin Type B power adapter and how to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a 2 pin Europlug Type C power charger

Liberian power outlet

Differing combinations of frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of standards being used in the world this article shows exactly what to purchase in advance to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation . When you are staying in Liberia the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation by using their standard B, A,C, E or F type Liberian 240 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If you are visiting Liberia from another country make sure that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure that your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Liberian power outlet to your Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation by rear and front facing HD cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire operating system for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the most up to date set of features for your Kindle. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Liberia

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Liberia?

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Liberia by using a power adaptor.

Liberia

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Liberia?

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation the best international travel adapter for Liberia is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are five standards of plug sockets in Liberia (B, A,C, E and F) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types A and C.

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can support Fast Charge (note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Liberia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Liberia and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Liberia 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 travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs. This gives almost the same functionality as 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Liberia. [14]
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Liberia?

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Liberian power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

A page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Liberian power outlet with type B USB Micro cable and a Type A USB charger.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Liberian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type A USB power adapter into the Liberian power outlet. You can identify this plug supply by the two slots next to each other where the two plug outlet blades go.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB Micro cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. On the bottom of your 8.9" Kindle Fire located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire Third Generation lasts 9 to 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Liberian power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Liberian power outlet

A page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Liberian power outlet with type B USB Micro cable and a Type B USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using the Liberian power outlet you'll need a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type B USB power adapter and plugging it in the Liberian power outlet. You can identify this plug supply by the two slots next to each other for live and neutral blades with a hole below for the slightly long grounded pin.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB Micro cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. On the bottom of your 8.9" Kindle Fire located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire Third Generation takes roughly under 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the battery life on the Third Generation Kindle Fire lasts 9 to 12 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Liberian power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Liberian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using type B USB Micro cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Liberian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using the Liberian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. The wall outlet, also known as a Type C power outlet [9], can be recognised by 2 round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the base of your Kindle tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes around around 6 hours to fully charge but this may take longer if you are using the device during charging. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation battery life lasts around 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Liberian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Liberian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type E power adapter to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Liberian power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the Liberian power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the wall outlet by two 4.8mm holes 19mm adjacent to each other where the live and neutral pins slide into plus one long metal grounding pin protruding in the top in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You can find the USB port at the base of your Fire found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to fully charge, but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation battery life lasts roughly 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Liberian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Liberian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

A page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Liberian power outlet with Type B USB Micro connector with a Type F Schuko power adapter.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Liberian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the Liberian power outlet. The circular wall outlet can be recognised by two 4.8mm round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins along with a pair of thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You can find the USB port at the base of your Fire found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to fully charge but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation battery life lasts around 9 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Liberian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia.org web page about Liberia
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type A USB power adapter - An unearthed Type A USB charger has 2 parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes near the tip of each blade, between $10 to $15 USD (£2-£3 GBP / under C$5).
  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, costing between $5 to $10 USD (around £5 GBP / under C$15).
  7. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - 3 pinned Type B USB chargers have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes in the end of each blade, costing between $10 to $15 USD (£20-£25 GBP / under C$5).
  9. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  10. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, priced between $10 to $15 USD (£5-£10 GBP / under C$5).
  11. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  12. 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, between $15 to $20 USD (£5-£10 GBP / under C$5).
  13. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  14. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated price between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).