Charging the Kindle Fire from a power outlet in Herzegovina

A page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire with a Herzegovinian power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pinned Type C USB charger and how to power a Kindle Fire using a Type F Schuko power adapter.

Herzegovinian power outlet

Varying different frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to assist people wanting to power their Kindle Fire abroad.If planning a holiday to Herzegovina the following useful instructions show how to charge your Kindle Fire by using their standard F or C type Herzegovinian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If you are visiting Herzegovina from another region please check the Kindle Fire can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from over-heating when charging it.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Herzegovinian power outlet to your Kindle Fire. These instructions assume you are using the most recent version of Fire OS for the Kindle, if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle Fire software update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle. Go to the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire device support [2] for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire in Herzegovina

Can you use a Kindle Fire in Herzegovina?

You can use a Kindle Fire in Herzegovina.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire in Herzegovina?

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire the best international travel charger for Herzegovina to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Herzegovinians use two different standards of wall outlets (types F and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your Kindle Fire supports Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of power adapters along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power adapters or occupying additional wall sockets. Because you are only packing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Herzegovina

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover 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 adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Herzegovina.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Herzegovina. [8] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire in Herzegovina?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire from a Herzegovinian power outlet

A page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire from a Herzegovinian power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pin Type C USB charger.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire from a Herzegovinian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the wall supply. You can identify this plug supply by the two round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Turn on the Herzegovinian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Fire will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. It will take between 4 hours to 12 hours to fully recharge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer depending on the model of Fire you are charging, the charger strength and if you are using the Kindle during the charging process. Please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire from a Herzegovinian power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire from a Herzegovinian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB cable and a Type F Schuko power adapter to power a Kindle Fire with a Herzegovinian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire using the Herzegovinian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Herzegovinian power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral, plus thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Turn on the Herzegovinian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the tablet will display a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. It will take between around 4 hours to 12 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the type of Kindle tablet you have, the charger strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. Please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire from a Herzegovinian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Herzegovinian Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire device support
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, under C$20.
  5. 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.
  6. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  7. 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, costing C$15-C$20.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced under C$20.