Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini when visiting Algeria

The Wiki Connections guide on how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from an Algerian power outlet with USB type B cord and a Type C power adapter and how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Type F USB adapter.

Algerian power outlet

Different region codes and plugs can all be confusing when planning on visiting a new country to the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this article tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini . This page was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini abroad.When visiting Algeria these instructions show how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini using the standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will discover most power supplies are different regionally so please read our Wikiconnections world power connections guide for a full list of regions and countries. When you are visiting Algeria from a different region please ensure your Jabra Solemate Mini can be used with a 240 volt supply. If the Jabra Solemate Mini was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it. If you intend on travelling to a place like Algiers or Oran we also recommend referring to the Algeria Wiki page [1] for further information on the location.

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 Algeria

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Algeria?

Yes, you can connect the Jabra Solemate Mini to an Algerian power outlet.

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

When you are travelling to more than one country and bringing more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini the best international travel charger for Algeria is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two standards of power outlets in Algeria (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the included heads over. If your Jabra Solemate Mini supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers, along with support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will allow you to recharge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple travel chargers for your trip to Algeria or using up additional wall outlets. Only needing a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini at the airport or on a plane. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers using just a single plug socket.

We suggest searching for a flexible travel adapter similar to this online. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Algeria

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors 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 useful for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Algeria 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Algeria.
  • 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 the same functionality as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 Algeria.
What is the best power charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Algeria?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from an Algerian power outlet

Learn how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from an Algerian power outlet using USB type B cord and a Type C power adapter.

  1. To power the Jabra Solemate Mini from an Algerian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by 2 circular holes adjacent to each other where the two plug outlet pins go.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains 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 Algerian 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 Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from an Algerian power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from an Algerian power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from an Algerian power outlet by using type B Micro USB cord with a Schuko Type F USB adapter.

  1. In order to power the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Algerian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Algerian power outlet. This round plug outlet can be identified by the two adjacent holes next to each other where the plug outlet pins go along with a pair of two grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB micro type B cable into the mains USB adapter 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 Algerian 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 Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from an Algerian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algeria - Algeria 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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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