How to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Angola

Using USB type B cable with a Europlug Type C power charger to power your Jabra Solemate Mini from an Angolan power outlet.

Angolan power outlet

Varying complicated frequencies and region codes can often cause confusion when planning on staying in another country, especially if you've never been there before. When you're going to travel to Angola the following instructions show charging your Jabra Solemate Mini using their 220 volt 50Hz Type C Angolan wall outlet, with the Angolans using a Europlug for charging. Power sources will change regionally so please read our Wikiconnections global power supplies page for a full list showing charging devices in different destinations. If travelling to Angola from another country please make sure the Jabra Solemate Mini can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check your Jabra Solemate Mini is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged 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 Angola

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Angola?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Angola.

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries the best travel charger for Angola is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of Jabra Solemate Mini supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power chargers for your Angolan trip or occupying additional power outlets. By only packing a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend buying an adaptable power charger like this online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Angola

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate Mini, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Angola and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Angola using 3 pinned 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 from the US using type B plugs and gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Angola.
What is the best power charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Angola?

Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from an Angolan power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB charger to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini from an Angolan power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Angolan power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the wall outlet. This power supply (sometimes known as the Type C power outlet [3]) can be identified by two circular adjacent holes.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B USB cord into the USB adapter 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 Angolan 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.
Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from an Angolan power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angola - Angola country page 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/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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters