How to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Guinea-Bissau

Using USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger to power your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Bissau-Guinean power outlet.

Bissau-Guinean power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country, especially for the first time traveller. This page has instructions showing exactly how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini when you're in Guinea-Bissau using their 220 volt 50Hz C Type power outlet, the Bissau-Guineans will use Europlugs for power outlets. When you are visiting Guinea-Bissau from a different country check that the Jabra Solemate Mini can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Jabra Solemate Mini originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating when powering up. If you intend to stay at a Bissau-Guinean place like Bissau or GabĂș we suggest referring to the Guinea-Bissau country page on wikipedia.org [1] for further information on visiting the area.

Ensure you have version 1.14 or greater of the Jabra Solemate Mini firmware, visit the official Jabra Solemate Mini support site [2] to download the latest version. You can switch off the default 'Connected' and other announcements by holding down the Volume down button when turning on the Jabra Solemate Mini until you hear 'Sound prompts off'.

Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Guinea-Bissau

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Guinea-Bissau?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Guinea-Bissau.

What is the best power charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Guinea-Bissau?

If travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate Mini or visiting multiple countries the best travel charger for Guinea-Bissau is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger will allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters. Only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage as well as being on hand for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini at an airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets and using only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Guinea-Bissau

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Guinea-Bissau.
  • 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 from North America using type B plugs. This offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half 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 Guinea-Bissau.
What is the best power charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Guinea-Bissau?

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Bissau-Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Bissau-Guinean power outlet using Type B USB cord and a Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini using a Bissau-Guinean power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The plug outlet can be identified by two circular holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B USB cord into the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port can be located to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Bissau-Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery indicator on the Jabra Solemate Mini will glow red when low, yellow when half full and green when fully charged. Typically the battery will take three hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate Mini during the charging process.
Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Bissau-Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guinea-Bissau - Guinea-Bissau country page on wikipedia.org
  2. http://www.jabra.co.uk/supportpages/jabra-solemate-mini#/#100-97300000-60 - official Jabra Solemate Mini support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters