Charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when planning a trip to Mauritania

A page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Mauritanian power outlet using Micro USB Type B cord with a Type C Europlug power adapter.

Mauritanian power outlet

Varying different voltages and region codes can all be daunting when planning to visit a new country, especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when travelling abroad.If you're staying in Mauritania this page contains useful instructions showing charging the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by using their standard 220 volt 50Hz C Type Mauritanian plug outlet, with the Mauritanians using Europlugs for power outlets. You'll discover power sockets change depending on which area you are visiting so we suggest reading the power supplies list for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Mauritania from a different country please check the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from over-heating when powering up. If you plan to stay in a destination such as Nouakchott read the Mauritania Wikipedia page [1] for further details.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Mauritanian power outlet to your Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This model of Kindle can be identified 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. These instructions assume you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle firmware update to make sure you have the latest fixes for your device. For more information go to the Amazon support site for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Mauritania

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation to a Mauritanian power outlet.

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

If you are travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation then the best travel charger for Mauritania to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. This means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters for your Mauritanian trip or using up additional power sockets. Only packing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation at the airport or on your flight. Due to their versatility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend buying an adaptable travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Mauritania

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 option for travellers originating from America going to Mauritania using 3 pin type B 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 and offers practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Mauritania. [7] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Mauritania?

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Mauritanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

A page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Mauritanian power outlet using Micro USB Type B cord with a Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Mauritanian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. This unearthed power supply, sometimes called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, can be recognised by 2 round adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the foot of the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Mauritanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes under 6 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on the Kindle is approximately 10 - 12 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Mauritanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Mauritania 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, 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, costing under $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$10-C$15).
  7. 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 (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).