Charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Cameroon

Using Micro USB type B cord and a 3 pin Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Cameroonian power outlet and charging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a two pin Type E power plug.

Cameroonian power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and voltages can all be confusing when planning on visiting a foreign country, especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of standards being used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini . This page contains step-by-step instructions showing how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini when visiting Cameroon using the standard E or C type Cameroonian 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power changes depending on which country you are in so we recommend reading the power supplies and Africa page for a full list of regions and countries. When you are visiting Cameroon from another country check that the Jabra Solemate Mini can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check the Jabra Solemate Mini is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

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 Cameroon

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Cameroon?

You can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Cameroon.

What is the best power charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Cameroon?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than your Jabra Solemate Mini the best international travel charger for Cameroon to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different standards of plug sockets in Cameroon (E and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your model of Jabra Solemate Mini is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel adapters along with additional support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other chargers this will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers for your Cameroonian trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend buying this type of flexible travel charger online. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Cameroon

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Cameroon.
  • 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. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Cameroon.
What is the best power charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Cameroon?

Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Cameroonian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using Micro USB type B cord and a 3 pin Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Cameroonian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Cameroonian 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 taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Cameroonian power outlet. The plug supply (called the Europlug or Type C power outlet [3]) is identified by two holes adjacent to each other where the two plug outlet pins sit.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Micro type B cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port is located on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Cameroonian 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.
Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Cameroonian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Cameroonian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Instructions on how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Cameroonian power outlet using USB micro type B connector and a Type E USB charger.

  1. To power the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Cameroonian power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the power supply by the two circular adjacent holes where the twin pins go along with one long metal earth pin protruding in the top to form a triangle pattern.
  3. Connect 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 charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port can be located on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Cameroonian 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 3 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 Cameroonian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cameroon - wikipedia entry about Cameroon
  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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  7. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters