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

A step-by-step guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Honduran power outlet with USB Micro Type B connector and a three pin Type A USB adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a 3 pinned Type B power plug.

Honduran power outlet

Various region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Honduras. This guide was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation abroad.If you are visiting Honduras these useful instructions show charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation by using the standard Type B or A 110 volt 60Hz power outlets, you will discover most Hondurans use Type B wall outlets. If the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation does not power up or charges slowly 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 220 volts) may take longer to charge or won't power up, so check your device is dual voltage (usually marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to ensure proper use.

These instructions show you how to connect the Honduran power outlet to the Third Generation Kindle Fire HDX 7" and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. Visit the Amazon page where you'll find the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the back and an Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the firmware for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, but if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle OS update which ensures you have the latest features for your Kindle Fire. For further information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation instruction guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Honduras

Can the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation be used in Honduras?

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

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Honduras?

When you are travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than just your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation the best travel adapter for Honduras to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Catrachos use two different types of plug sockets (types B and A) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type A. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy individual power chargers for your trip to Honduras. Only packing a single travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation at the airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile travel charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully 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 around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power 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 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 visiting Honduras using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 power charger for a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation in Honduras?

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

Using micro USB Type B cable with a Type A power charger to charge a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Honduran power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from the Honduran power outlet you'll need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type A USB power adapter and inserting it into the Honduran power outlet. This wall supply (sometimes called a Type A power outlet [3]) is recognised by the two thin slots next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. You will find the USB port on the foot of your tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Honduran power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes around 6 hours to fully recharge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation battery life is 9 to 12 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
How to use a Type A power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Honduran power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Honduran power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using USB Micro Type B connector and a three pin Type B USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation from a Honduran power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation using a Honduran power outlet you will need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to plug in the Type B USB power adapter into the Honduran power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by the 2 slots where the twin plug outlet blades go with a semicircular shaped hole below for the ground pin.
  3. Connect one end of the type B Micro USB cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation. At the base of your 7 inch Kindle Fire HDX found next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Honduran power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation takes approximately under 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity, but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The tablet battery life should last approximately 9 to 12 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HDX 3rd generation with a Honduran power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honduras - Honduran country 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=201303400&linkId=TE3JUEOED6G5HTG3 - Kindle Fire HDX 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 HDX 3rd 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