How to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when planning a trip to Morocco

A guide showing you how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Moroccan power outlet by using type B Micro USB cord with a Europlug Type C USB adapter and powering the Jabra Solemate Mini using a double pin Type E USB charger.

Moroccan power outlet

Complicated combinations of frequencies and region codes can often lead to confusion when planning on staying in a different country especially if you've never been there before. This isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini . These instructions have been written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when you are visiting Morocco.When you're visiting Morocco this page has useful instructions showing you how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini using the standard Type E or C 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets, Type E power outlets will be typically used by a majority of Moroccans. Power sockets differ depending on which area you visiting therefore we recommend reading our WikiConnections travel power sockets list for a complete list of countries. When you are visiting Morocco from a different region please ensure that your 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 that the Jabra Solemate Mini is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating when charging it. If you are planning to stay in a tourist destination like Casablanca or Al Hoceima we also suggest referring to the Morocco wikipedia page [1] for more information prior to 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 Morocco

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Morocco?

You can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Morocco by using the correct power convertor.

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

When you are travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate Mini and visiting more than one country the best travel power adapter for Morocco to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Moroccans use two different standards of wall outlets (E and C) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied 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 supplied heads. If your type of Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of power chargers, along with support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate travel adapters on your Moroccan trip. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers using just a single plug socket.

We suggest searching for an adaptable travel adapter like this online, the power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Morocco

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge 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 crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Morocco 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 portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Morocco.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half the 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Morocco.
What is the best power charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Morocco?

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

Learn how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Moroccan power outlet with type B USB connector with a Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to your Jabra Solemate Mini from the Moroccan 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. Firstly insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Moroccan power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by two circular adjacent holes.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable 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 on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Moroccan 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.
Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Moroccan power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

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

Using USB type B connector and a three pinned Type E power charger to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Moroccan power outlet.

  1. In order to power the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Moroccan power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type E USB power adapter in the Moroccan power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes plus a metal grounding pin protruding in the top forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power 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 Moroccan 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 Moroccan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morocco - Morocco wikipedia 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/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