How to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a power outlet in The Cayman Islands

Using type B USB Micro cord with a Type A power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Cayman Islands power outlet and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using a 3 pinned Type B power plug.

Cayman Islands power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of standards and voltages can often cause confusion when planning on visiting a different country especially if you've never been there before. These instructions were specifically written to help assist travellers wanting to charge their Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation when abroad.If you are planning a vacation to The Cayman Islands this page has useful instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation by using the standard B or A type 120 volt 60Hz plug outlets, Type B power outlets are typically used by a majority of Caymanians. If the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charges slowly or does not power up when travelling to The Cayman Islands from a different region check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Electrical devices which originated from a country which use a higher voltage (for example 220 volts) sometimes take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check that the device is dual-voltage (usually marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to ensure proper use. If you intend to visit a Cayman Islands place such as George Town or West Bay we also suggest referring to the wikipedia.org entry about The Cayman Islands [1] for more information prior to the location.

This guide shows you how to connect the Cayman Islands power outlet to the and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle version is identified by rear and front facing cameras, the power and volume buttons on the back and the Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you are using Fire OS operating system version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation, if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle software update which ensures you have the most up to date features for your device. For more information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in The Cayman Islands

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation be used in The Cayman Islands?

You can use a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in The Cayman Islands by using the correct power convertor.

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

If travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for The Cayman Islands is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two standards of power outlets in The Cayman Islands (types B and A) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type A.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs 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 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of power chargers, along with additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers this means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to bring seperate power chargers. Because you are only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation at the airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers and using only a single wall outlet.

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 tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for The Cayman Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but 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 or unstable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from North America going to The Cayman Islands using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 The Cayman Islands.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation in The Cayman Islands?

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Cayman Islands power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Using type B USB Micro cord with a Type A power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Cayman Islands power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from the Cayman Islands power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type A USB power adapter into the Cayman Islands power outlet. This ungrounded wall supply, technically known as a Type A power outlet [3], can be identified by two thin slots next to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the foot of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX8.9 inch found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Cayman Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation display will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX8.9 inch takes less than 6 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, however this may be longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX8.9 inch battery life lasts approximately 10 to 12 hours. 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 Cayman Islands power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Cayman Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using USB type B connector and a three pinned Type B power charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation with a Cayman Islands power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation using the Cayman Islands power outlet you'll need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type B USB power adapter and plugging it in the power outlet. This plug outlet (technically known as a Type B power outlet [7]) can be recognised by the 2 slots next to each other where the short twin blades sit with a semicircular hole below for the grounded pin.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation. At the bottom of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HDX situated next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Cayman Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation takes roughly around 6 hours to completely recharge, but this may be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation battery life is roughly 10 to 12 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation from a Cayman Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cayman_Islands - wikipedia.org entry about The Cayman Islands
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201597010&linkId=VKCJFRPACVESDX7I - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 4th generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A 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 4th generation charging support page
  5. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A 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/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B 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