Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Guinea

Learn how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Guinean power outlet using micro USB Type B cable and a three pinned Type K power charger, powering the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Europlug Type C USB charger and how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a two pinned Type F power adapter

Guinean power outlet

Varying complicated voltages and region codes can often lead to confusion when planning on visiting a different country, especially if you've never visited before. 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 . If visiting Guinea this page contains useful instructions showing you how to supply power to your Jabra Solemate Mini by using the Type F, C or K Guinean 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power sockets will change regionally therefore please read our Wiki Connections travel power connections page where you'll find a full list showing powering devices in different countries. When you are visiting Guinea from another region please check that your Jabra Solemate Mini can accept a 240 volt supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your Jabra Solemate Mini is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from overloading when charging it.

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

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Guinea?

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

What is the best travel adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Guinea?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini the best international travel charger for Guinea is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. Guineans use three different standards of power outlets (F, C and K) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the included heads. If your type of Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB travel chargers and 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 adapters on your Guinean trip or occupying additional wall sockets. By only needing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers and using only a single power outlet.

If you travel to Guinea we recommend buying an adaptable power adapter of this nature online. The travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Guinea

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] 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 adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting regions with unstable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Guinea 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 compact power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Guinea using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting Guinea.
What is the best travel adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Guinea?

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

Using Type B USB micro cord with a Europlug Type C USB charger to power the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Guinean power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Jabra Solemate Mini from the Guinean power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. First plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the Guinean power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by two round adjacent holes next to each other where the pins go.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB 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. Switch on the 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 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 Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Guinean power outlet

Instructions on how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Guinean power outlet with Micro USB type B cord and a Schuko Type F USB charger.

  1. To charge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Guinean power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by two large circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins and a pair of two grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB 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 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 whilst you are charging.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Guinean power outlet

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

Using type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type K USB charger to power the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Guinean power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Jabra Solemate Mini from the Guinean power outlet you will need to buy a Type K USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. First plug in the Type K USB power adapter into the Guinean power outlet. This power outlet (technically known as a Type K power outlet [8]) looks like three holes in a triangular configuration and the bottom hole being in a semicircular shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB micro Type B connector into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port can be found on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the 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 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 Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guinea - Guinean 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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  9. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K mains power outlet
  10. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters