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

How to connect a Swazi power outlet to the Jabra Solemate Mini

Swazi power outlet

Different voltages and standards can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. These instructions were specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when you are going to Swaziland.This page contains step by step instructions showing you what you'll need to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini when staying in Swaziland by using the 230 volt 50Hz M Type wall supply. If travelling to Swaziland from a different region double check the Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure your device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overheating whilst powering 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 Swaziland

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Swaziland?

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

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

If you are travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini then the best international travel charger for Swaziland is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by switching the plugs over. If your Jabra Solemate Mini is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these power adapters, and support for more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers or using up additional power outlets. Because you are only needing a single international travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for a versatile travel adapter similar to this online. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Swaziland

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, 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 Swaziland.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 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 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Swaziland.
What is the best travel charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Swaziland?

How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Swazi power outlet

A guide showing you how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Swazi power outlet using USB type B cable with a three pin Type M USB adapter.

  1. To charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Swazi power outlet you will need to buy a Type M USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type M USB power adapter into the Swazi power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by the 3 round holes forming a triangular configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Connect the USB 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 is located on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Swazi 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 M power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Swazi power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swaziland - Swazi country page on Wikipedia
  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/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  4. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters