How to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Nigeria

Using Type B USB connector with a Type G power charger to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Nigerian power outlet and charging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Type D power plug.

Nigerian power outlet

Different standards and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country for the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what to buy in advance to power the Jabra Solemate Mini . These instructions were specifically written to prevent travellers needing to worry if they'll be able to power the Jabra Solemate Mini when they're going to Nigeria.This page contains simple instructions showing exactly what you'll need to supply power to your Jabra Solemate Mini when going to Nigeria using their types G or D Nigerian 240 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If travelling to Nigeria from another region check your Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure the Jabra Solemate Mini is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. If you plan on travelling to a place like Lagos please refer to the Nigeria entry on wikipedia.org [1] for further details 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 Nigeria

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Nigeria?

You can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Nigeria by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Nigeria?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini the best travel power adapter for Nigeria to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different standards of wall outlets that Nigerians use (types G and D) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type G.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs over. If your model of Jabra Solemate Mini supports Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers for your trip to Nigeria or using up additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter online. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Nigeria

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate Mini, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Nigeria using 3 pin type B US 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 North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Nigeria.
What is the best travel charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Nigeria?

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

Using Type B USB connector with a Type G power charger to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Nigerian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini using a Nigerian power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the plug outlet by 3 vertical rectangular holes in a triangular pattern.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger 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 Nigerian 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 G power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Nigerian power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Nigerian power outlet

Using Type B USB cable with a Type D power adapter to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Nigerian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini using a Nigerian power outlet you will need to use a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type D USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the plug outlet by 3 circular holes forming a triangular shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power 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. Switch on the Nigerian 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 D power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Nigerian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nigeria - Nigeria entry 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/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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  7. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D 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