How to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Faroe Islands

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Faroese power outlet by using type B micro USB connector with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter, powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Type E power plug and how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Type F power charger

Faroese power outlet

Complicated voltages and plugs can all be daunting when planning to stay in a foreign country if you've never visited before. These instructions were specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when you are staying abroad.This page has useful instructions which shows exactly how to power the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when travelling to Faroe Islands by using the standard types E, C, F or K Faroese 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are visiting Faroe Islands from a different country double check your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating when charging it.

This guide shows you how to connect the Faroese power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle Fire model can be recognised by a front facing camera, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, but if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation update which ensures you have the latest fixes for your device. For further information go to the support site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Faroe Islands

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation be used in Faroe Islands?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Faroe Islands.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Faroe Islands?

If you are travelling to multiple countries or bringing along more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation the best travel charger for Faroe Islands is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are four different standards of power outlets in Faroe Islands (types E, C, F and K) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel chargers. Only needing to bring a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage as well as being on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation at an airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend buying an adaptable power charger similar to this online - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Faroe Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Faroe Islands.
  • 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 from America using type B plugs. This offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Faroe Islands. [13] [AD]
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Faroe Islands?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Faroese power outlet

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Faroese power outlet by using type B micro USB connector with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Faroese 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. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Faroese power outlet. The plug outlet can be identified by two circular adjacent holes.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB micro Type B connector into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the foot of your Fire located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Faroese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Fire display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes around 6 hours to completely charge, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation should last approximately 9 to 12 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Faroese power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Faroese power outlet

Instructions showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Faroese power outlet by using type B micro USB connector with a 3 pinned Type E USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from the Faroese power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type E USB power adapter in the Faroese power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two holes 19mm apart from each other where the twin pins slide into along with a metal earth pin protruding in the top in a triangle shape.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B USB cord into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the base of the tablet located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Faroese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the tablet display will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The battery life on your Kindle should last approximately 9 to 12 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Faroese power outlet

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

Using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Faroese power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from the Faroese 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. Start by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Faroese power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two round adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into and grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the base of your located next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Faroese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The takes around 6 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation should last approximately 9 to 12 hours depending on use. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Faroese power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Faroese power outlet

A page on how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Faroese power outlet by using Type B USB cord and a Type K power adapter.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Faroese power outlet you will need to buy a Type K USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type K USB power adapter in the Faroese power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by three large holes forming a triangular pattern with the bottom hole appearing semicircular in shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the foot of your Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX 7 inch found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Faroese power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes roughly less than 6 hours to completely charge however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during recharging. The battery life lasts around 9 to 12 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Faroese power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Faroese Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 3rd 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 price 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 E power outlet
  8. 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, under $15 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  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, under $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  11. iec.ch - Type K power outlet
  12. 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 under $15 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  13. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced between $15 to $20 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).