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

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Senegalese power outlet with USB micro Type B cable and a Type D USB adapter, how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a two pinned Type C Europlug power plug and charging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Type E power charger

Senegalese power outlet

Complicated standards and plugs can often be daunting when planning on staying in another country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your Jabra Solemate Mini in Senegal. These instructions were specifically written to help prepare visitors wanting to power the Jabra Solemate Mini abroad.When you're travelling to Senegal this page contains instructions showing how to supply power to your Jabra Solemate Mini using the standard types D, C, E or K Senegalese 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. If travelling to Senegal from another country please check that your Jabra Solemate Mini can be used with a 240v supply. If the Jabra Solemate Mini originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) double check your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating 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 Senegal

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Senegal?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Senegal by using the correct power convertor.

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

When you are travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini the best travel adapter for Senegal to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. Senegalese use four different standards of wall outlets (D, C, E and K) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your type of Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power chargers, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters for your Senegalese trip. Because you are only packing a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we suggest buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Senegal

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for visitors also wishing 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 supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Senegal 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 most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from America going to Senegal.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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 and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Senegal.
What is the best power charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Senegal?

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

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Senegalese power outlet with micro USB Type B cable with a Type C power adapter.

  1. To power your Jabra Solemate Mini from the Senegalese power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the power supply. This power outlet, sometimes known as the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, is identified by 2 holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in the USB 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 is located on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Senegalese 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 Senegalese power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Senegalese power outlet

A step-by-step guide showing how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Senegalese power outlet with USB Micro Type B connector and a three pin Type D USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Senegalese power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type D USB power adapter and plugging it in the power outlet. This power outlet, technically known as the Type D power outlet [6], can be recognised by the three circular holes in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB 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 can be located on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Senegalese 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.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Senegalese power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Senegalese power outlet

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Senegalese power outlet with USB micro Type B connector and a Type E USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Senegalese power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type E USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by the two adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go and a long metal grounding pin protruding in the top in a triangular pattern.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of 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 to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Senegalese 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.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Senegalese power outlet

How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Senegalese power outlet

Instructions showing how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Senegalese power outlet with USB micro Type B cable with a Type K USB adapter.

  1. To power your Jabra Solemate Mini from the Senegalese power outlet you'll need a Type K USB power adapter [11] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by taking the Type K USB power adapter and inserting it into the power supply. This wall supply (sometimes called a Type K power outlet [10]) can be recognised by the three large holes forming an inverted triangle configuration with the bottom hole being semicircular in shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB 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. Turn on the Senegalese 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.
How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Senegalese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Senegal - wikipedia.org page about Senegal
  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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  7. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  9. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  11. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K mains power outlet
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters