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

A step by step guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Libyan power outlet with Type B Micro USB cable with a Type D power adapter, how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Type C Europlug power charger and recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Type F Schuko power charger

Libyan power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to stay in a new country especially for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to buy in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation . These instructions have been written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation abroad.This page has step by step instructions which shows exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when you're in Libya using their standard D, C, F or L type 127 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when you are travelling to Libya from another country check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Normally devices which originated from another country which use a higher voltage such as 220 volts either take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is dual-voltage (you'll find these are usually marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to ensure proper use. However please note that Barca, Benghazi, Derna, Sabha and Tobruk use a 230 volt power outlet and not 110 volts.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Libyan 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 find the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise this Kindle Fire model 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 guide assumes that you have installed Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, but if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle firmware update which makes sure you have the latest set of features for your tablet. For more information go to the manufacturers site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Libya

Can you use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Libya?

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Libya.

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

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation or visiting more than one country then the best travel charger for Libya is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Libyans use four different standards of wall outlets (types D, C, F and L) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the included plugs over. If your 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 with one of these USB power chargers, plus compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. Having a four port adapter means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power adapters. By only needing to bring a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage while 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 tablets, smartphones and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

If you travel often we suggest searching for a flexible power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer - the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Libya

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 4th generation, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters 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 come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Libya and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international 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 Libya 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 at 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Libya. [13] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Libya?

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

A page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet using USB micro type B cord and a 3 pin Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the Libyan power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. The wall outlet, sometimes called the Europlug or Type C power outlet [3], can be recognised by the 2 circular adjacent holes where the live and neutral pins go.
  3. Then connect one 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. At the foot of your found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes under 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation 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 process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

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

A step by step guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Libyan power outlet with Type B Micro USB cable with a Type D power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Libyan power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First insert the Type D USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the power supply by the 3 round holes in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB 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 8.9 inch Kindle Fire found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 8.9" Kindle Fire screen will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is approximately 10 to 12 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet

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

A page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet by using Micro USB type B cord and a 3 pin Type F Schuko power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it into the Libyan power outlet. The circular power supply, sometimes called a Schuko plug, can be identified by two large holes 19 mm adjacent to each other and a pair of two metal 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 bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the foot of the found next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation 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 battery times and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet

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

Using USB micro type B connector and a Type L USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Libyan power outlet you will need to buy a Type L USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type L USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise this flattened hexagon shaped wall outlet by three circular adjecent holes in a line. Note that there are two variations of Type L plug supply, one rated for 10 amps and one at 16 amps. A 10 amp power outlet has 4mm thick round pins which are spaced 5.5mm apart and the 16 amp version has larger 5mm thick pins which are spaced 8mm apart.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB 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. Switch on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire screen will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately around 6 hours to fully recharge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is around 10 to 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
How to use a Type L power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Libyan power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Libya country wikipedia page
  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, estimated cost between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 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, costs between $5 to $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / around C$10).
  7. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, costing between $10 to $15 USD (£20-£25 GBP / around C$15).
  9. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  10. 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).
  11. iec.ch - Type L power outlet
  12. Type L USB power adapter - Earthed Type L USB chargers comprise of three 4mm pins placed in parallel 5.5mm apart, between $10 to $15 USD (£25-£30 GBP / around C$15).
  13. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).