Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when staying in Georgia

Instructions on how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Georgian power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cable with a three pinned Type C power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a double pinned Type F power adapter.

Georgian power outlet

Varying different standards and voltages can often be confusing when planning to visit a new country if you've never been there before. This page was specifically written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation abroad.This page has step-by-step instructions demonstrating how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when you are travelling to Georgia using the standard F or C type Georgian 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling to Georgia from a different region ensure the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from over-heating during charging.

This guide shows how to connect the Georgian power outlet to the Third Generation Kindle Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire is recognised by front and rear facing cameras, the volume and power buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume you are using OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, however if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation software update to ensure you have all the latest features for your Kindle. Visit the Amazon.com website for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Georgia

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation be used in Georgia?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Georgia.

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

When travelling to multiple countries or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation the best international travel charger for Georgia to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of power outlets that Georgians use (F and C) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied heads. If your model of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these travel chargers along with additional support for more power hungry devices.

This will also allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel adapters. By only needing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without using up an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for a multipurpose power adapter like this online; the multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Georgia

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, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Georgia using type B US 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 America using type B plugs and gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with one 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Georgia. [9]
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Georgia?

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

Instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Georgian power outlet with Micro USB type B cable and a Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using the Georgian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. The power supply (sometimes called a Europlug) can be recognised by the 2 adjacent holes next to each other where the pins go.
  3. Then connect one 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 3rd generation. At the foot of your situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation display will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Third Generation Kindle Fire takes roughly under 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the battery life on your is approximately 9 to 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Georgian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Georgian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using USB Type B cord and a Type F Schuko USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Georgian power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Georgian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] 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 Georgian power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the two 4.8mm circular holes 19 mm apart from each other for live and neutral along with two thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Type B cord into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port on the base of the 8.9 inch Kindle found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation takes roughly around 6 hours to fully recharge but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation should last 9 - 12 hours. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Georgian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia web page about Georgia
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 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, under $15 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, between $5 to $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / around C$10).
  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, estimated cost between $10 to $15 USD (around £15 GBP / under C$20).
  9. 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 (around £10 GBP / under C$20).