How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a power outlet in Honduras

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Honduran power outlet with USB micro Type B cable with a Type A power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Type B power plug.

Honduran power outlet

If you are planning a trip it can be useful to know in advance if you can use all your common devices like mobiles or laptop computers at your destination. Without knowing which wall socket to expect you are more likely to bring the wrong power adaptor, meaning needing to purchase a suitable charger when you arrive. Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can all be daunting when planning to stay in a different country to the first time traveller. This page contains step-by-step instructions telling you exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation when you're travelling to Honduras by using their B or A type 110 volt 60Hz plug outlets, you'll discover most Hondurans use Type B wall outlets. If your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charges slowly or does not power up when travelling to Honduras from another country please check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Electrical devices which come from another country which use a higher voltage (for example 240 volts) can take longer to charge or won't power up, so check that the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to ensure proper use.

The following page shows how to connect the Honduran power outlet to the Third Generation Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. Visit the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify this Kindle by the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back. These instructions assume that you are using version 4.5.5 firmware or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation, but if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation update to ensure you have the most up to date features for your Kindle Fire. For further information go to the manufacturers site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation PDF manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Honduras

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Honduras?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Honduras by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Honduras?

When you are travelling to multiple countries or bringing along more than just your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation the best travel charger for Honduras to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two types of plug sockets that Catrachos use (B and A) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type A.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to buy individual travel adapters or using up additional wall outlets. By only packing a single travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer; the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Honduras

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 North America going to Honduras.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Honduras.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation in Honduras?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Honduran power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Honduran power outlet with USB micro Type B cable with a Type A power charger.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using a Honduran 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. Start the process by plugging the Type A USB power adapter in the Honduran power outlet. The power supply, sometimes called a Type A power outlet [3], is recognised by two thin adjacent slots next to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the Micro USB type B connector into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. You'll find the USB port at the base of your Kindle Fire Third Generation situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Honduran power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes approximately under 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the Third Generation Kindle Fire battery life is 9 - 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation with a Honduran power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Type B power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Honduran power outlet

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Honduran power outlet with USB Micro Type B cable with a Type B power charger.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation using the Honduran power outlet you'll need to use a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type B USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise the plug outlet by the 2 slots parallel to each other for live and neutral blades with a single hole below for the grounded pin.
  3. Then connect one end of the Micro USB type B connector into the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the foot of your Third Generation Kindle Fire situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Honduran power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge to full capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 7" Third Generation battery life is 9 - 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type B power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 3rd generation from a Honduran power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honduras - Honduran Wikipedia 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=201295080&linkId=AD5IYD4P6GI4Y7F5 - Kindle Fire HD 3rd 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 HD 3rd generation charging support page
  5. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet, priced at 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, under C$10.
  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, priced under C$20.
  9. 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.