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

Using USB Micro type B cable and a Europlug Type C USB adapter to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Tunisian power outlet and how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a two pinned Type E USB charger.

Tunisian power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on travelling to a foreign country to the first time traveller. These guidelines have been written to stop visitors worrying if they can power the Jabra Solemate Mini when they're staying abroad.If you are visiting Tunisia these useful instructions show powering your Jabra Solemate Mini using the standard types E or C Tunisian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, a majority of Tunisians typically use the Type E plug outlets. When you are visiting Tunisia from a different country please ensure the Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the Jabra Solemate Mini is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating 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 Tunisia

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Tunisia?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Tunisia by using the correct power adaptor.

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

When you are travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini the best travel charger for Tunisia is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two types of plug sockets that Tunisians use (types E and C) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs. If your type of Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers plus compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers this means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling to different continents we recommend searching for this type of versatile travel charger online. The power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Tunisia

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate Mini, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power adapters come 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 international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America going to Tunisia.
  • 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 from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Tunisia.
What is the best power adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Tunisia?

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

Using Micro USB type B connector and a Europlug Type C USB adapter to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Tunisian power outlet.

  1. In order to power your Jabra Solemate Mini using a Tunisian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the Tunisian power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 round holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port is located to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Tunisian 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.
Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Tunisian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Tunisian power outlet with USB Micro Type B cable with a Type E power charger.

  1. To supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Tunisian power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by inserting the Type E USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two round holes 19mm adjacent to each other and one metal grounding pin protruding from the top forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the 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 Tunisian 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 Tunisian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunisia - Tunisia country Wiki 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