Charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Mauritius

The WikiConnections page showing how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Mauritian power outlet by using Micro USB type B cord and a 3 pin Type G USB charger and charging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a two pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

Mauritian power outlet

When packing for a holiday to Mauritius it can often be useful to know if you can power all your gadgets such as mobiles and cameras when you get there. However by not knowing which power supply to expect you could pack the wrong adaptor, meaning having to purchase a suitable power adaptor when you get there which might not be compatible and cause damage to the device. Differing standards and plug types can often cause confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never visited before. These instructions have been written to help assist visitors wanting to power their Jabra Solemate Mini when they're going abroad.When you are visiting Mauritius the following useful instructions show how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini by using the types G or C 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, you'll find a majority of Mauritians normally use the Type G plug outlets. If visiting Mauritius from a different country please make sure that your Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Jabra Solemate Mini was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v ensure that your Jabra Solemate Mini is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from being damaged 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 Mauritius

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Mauritius?

You can connect the Jabra Solemate Mini to a Mauritian power outlet.

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

When you are travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Mauritius is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different types of power outlets in Mauritius (G and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. If your Jabra Solemate Mini supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these types of travel chargers along with support for more power demanding devices like tablets.

This will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers on your Mauritian trip. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal 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 power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel charger at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Mauritius

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Mauritius.
  • 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. This offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Mauritius.
What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Mauritius?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Mauritian power outlet

Using USB micro type B cable and a Type G USB charger to power the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Mauritian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Mauritian power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Plug the Type G USB power adapter into the power supply. The power supply, technically called a Type G power outlet [3], can be identified by 3 vertical rectangular slots forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains 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. Switch on the Mauritian 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 whilst you are charging.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Mauritian power outlet

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

Using type B USB micro connector with a three pinned Type C USB charger to power the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Mauritian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Mauritian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [7] 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 Mauritian power outlet. This plug supply is identified by two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cable into the mains power 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. Turn on the Mauritian 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 Mauritian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauritius - Mauritian Wikipedia web page
  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/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  7. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C 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