How to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when planning a trip to Paraguay

Instructions on how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Paraguayan power outlet by using micro USB Type B cord and a three pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

Paraguayan power outlet

Differing voltages and standards can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. If you are staying in Paraguay this page has useful instructions showing how to power your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a standard 220 volt 50Hz Type C power outlet, the Paraguayans will use a Europlug for charging. If travelling to Paraguay from another country check your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure that the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating when charging it. If you are planning to visit a Paraguayan place such as AsunciĆ³n or Ciudad del Este we also suggest referring to the Paraguay country page on Wikipedia.org [1] for further information.

The following guide shows how to connect the Paraguayan power outlet to the Kindle Fire HDX8.9 Forth Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire range. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise this Kindle by rear and front facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the rear. This guide assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the OS for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, but if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation update to make sure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle. For more information go to the Amazon.com website for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Paraguay

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Paraguay.

Paraguay

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

If travelling to more than one country the best international travel power adapter for Paraguay is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied plugs. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel chargers and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices.

Having a 4 port adapter will allow you to recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters for your Paraguayan trip. Only packing a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling regularly we recommend buying this type of flexible power adapter online. The travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Paraguay

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied 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 travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Paraguay.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a generous 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Paraguay. [7]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in Paraguay?

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

Instructions on how to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Paraguayan power outlet with type B USB connector with a Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a Paraguayan power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug the Type C USB power adapter in the Paraguayan power outlet. This unearthed wall outlet can be identified by the two adjacent holes.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB Type B connector into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the base of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX8.9 situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Paraguayan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the device during the recharging process. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation should last around 10 - 12 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Paraguayan power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Paraguay country page on Wikipedia.org
  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, 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, between $5 to $10 USD (around £5 GBP / under C$15).
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated price around $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).