Charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a power outlet in Angola

Using type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type C USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Angolan power outlet.

Angolan power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and standards can often be daunting when planning to travel to a new country if you've never visited before. This page has been written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when you're in staying in Angola.The following instructions will show how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation when staying in Angola using a standard 220 volt 50Hz C Type Angolan plug outlet, the Angolans will use a Europlug for power outlets. If visiting Angola from a different country please make sure your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from over-heating during charging.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Angolan power outlet to the and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. Please visit the Amazon page for the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 firmware or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation software update to ensure you have the most up to date fixes for your device. For further information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation PDF manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Angola

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation to an Angolan power outlet.

Angola

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Angola?

When you are travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Angola is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices. Having a four port adapter means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power adapters on your trip. By only needing a single travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend buying this type of flexible travel charger at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Angola

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Angola 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 most popular portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Angola using type B American 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 North America using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Angola. [7]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Angola?

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

Using USB type B cord with a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with an Angolan power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from the Angolan 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. Plug the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall outlet, sometimes called the Europlug, is identified by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins sit.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. On the base of the tablet situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Angolan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the charging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is roughly 9 to 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from an Angolan power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Angola 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, priced at under C$5.
  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, around C$10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under C$20.