Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Djibouti

Using USB micro Type B cable and a three pinned Europlug Type C power charger to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Djiboutian power outlet and how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Type E power charger.

Djiboutian power outlet

Various standards and voltages can often cause confusion when planning to visit another country, especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to buy in advance to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini . This page was written to prevent travellers needing to worry if they can charge their Jabra Solemate Mini when they are staying in Djibouti.This page contains instructions showing you what you'll need to power the Jabra Solemate Mini when you are travelling to Djibouti by using their types E or C Djiboutian 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If travelling to Djibouti from a different country ensure the Jabra Solemate Mini can be used with a 240v supply. If the Jabra Solemate Mini was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overloading during charging.

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 Djibouti

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Djibouti?

Yes, you can connect the Jabra Solemate Mini to a Djiboutian power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Djibouti?

If travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini the best travel power adapter for Djibouti is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two types of power outlets in Djibouti (types E and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the included plugs. If your model of Jabra Solemate Mini is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB power chargers along with additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring individual power chargers. By only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini at the airport or on a plane. Due to their versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying an adaptable travel adapter like this online. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Djibouti

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Djibouti 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 portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Djibouti.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 Djibouti.
What is the best power adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Djibouti?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Djiboutian power outlet

Using USB micro Type B cable and a three pinned Europlug Type C power charger to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Djiboutian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini using the Djiboutian 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 by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. The power supply is recognised by two round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of 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 to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Djiboutian 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 whilst you are charging.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Djiboutian power outlet

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

Learn how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Djiboutian power outlet with Micro USB type B cord and a Type E power adapter.

  1. In order to power the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Djiboutian power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type E USB power adapter into the Djiboutian power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by two 4.8mm circular holes 19mm adjacent to each other and a single long metal earth pin protruding from the top in a triangular pattern.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Micro USB type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port can be found to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Djiboutian 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 Djiboutian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Djibouti - wikipedia web page about Djibouti
  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