How to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation when planning a trip to Montenegro

Using Micro USB type B cable and a three pin Type C Europlug power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Montenegrin power outlet and charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using a Schuko Type F USB adapter.

Montenegrin power outlet

Differing combinations of standards and voltages can often cause confusion when planning on visiting a different country especially if you've never been there before. This isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation . When you're visiting Montenegro these instructions show how to power the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using the standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are travelling to Montenegro from another country please check that your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v ensure that the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it.

This list of instructions shows how to connect the Montenegrin power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page for the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This make of the Kindle Fire is identified by rear and front facing HD cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you have installed version 4.5.5 OS or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, however if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle firmware update to ensure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your Kindle. Go to the support website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation user guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Montenegro

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation to a Montenegrin power outlet.

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

When travelling to more than one country and bringing more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation the best travel power adapter for Montenegro is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Montenegrins use two different standards of plug sockets (types F and C) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of power adapters, and support for more power hungry devices like tablets. This means you can recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack individual travel adapters for your Montenegrin trip or occupying additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers and using just a single plug socket.

We suggest searching for an adaptable travel adapter like this online. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Montenegro

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Montenegro 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Montenegro.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half the 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Montenegro.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation in Montenegro?

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

Using Micro USB type B cable and a three pin Type C Europlug power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation with a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation using the Montenegrin 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 by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall outlet. The power supply can be recognised by the 2 adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Micro USB type B cable into the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. On the bottom of the Kindle tablet situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation screen will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX8.9 takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to 100 percent capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation lasts 9 - 12 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Montenegrin power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

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

Using USB type B connector and a three pinned Schuko Type F power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from the Montenegrin power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly insert the Type F USB power adapter in the Montenegrin power outlet. This round plug outlet (sometimes known as the Schuko outlet) can be identified by two large round holes 19 mm apart from each other, plus thin metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB type B connector into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation. At the bottom of the Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation display will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes under 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation lasts 9 - 12 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation from a Montenegrin power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montenegro - Montenegro Wikipedia web page
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201342250&linkId=ZJQS5ETWIYEWYT2M - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201119640&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=BHZDW336CXLI4M7V - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters