How to charge your Jabra Solemate from a power outlet in Equatorial Guinea

Instructions showing how to power your Jabra Solemate from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet using type B USB Micro cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB charger and recharging the Jabra Solemate using a 2 pinned Type E USB plug.

Equatorial Guinean power outlet

Various region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign 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 the Jabra Solemate in Equatorial Guinea. These instructions have been written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate when Equatorial Guinea.The following step-by-step guide shows you what you'll need to charge the Jabra Solemate when staying in Equatorial Guinea by using the E or C type 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When travelling to Equatorial Guinea from another country please make sure that your Jabra Solemate can be used with a 240v supply. If your Jabra Solemate originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure that your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from over-heating when powering up.

Ensure you have download version 1.34 or greater of the latest Jabra Solemate firmware from the official Jabra Solemate support site [2]. After you have set up the speaker you can turn off the default 'Solemate is connected' announcements by holding down the Volume down button when turning on the Jabra Solemate until you hear 'Sound prompts off'.

Charging the Jabra Solemate in Equatorial Guinea

Can you use the Jabra Solemate in Equatorial Guinea?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate in Equatorial Guinea by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power charger for the Jabra Solemate in Equatorial Guinea?

When you are travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate the best travel charger for Equatorial Guinea to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Equatorial Guineans use two different standards of plug sockets (E and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs 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 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single power outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile power charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated 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 Equatorial Guinea

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wanting 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 travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Equatorial Guinea 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 most popular compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Equatorial Guinea using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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. 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 Equatorial Guinea.
What is the best power charger for the Jabra Solemate in Equatorial Guinea?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet

Learn how to power your Jabra Solemate from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet by using type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. To power the Jabra Solemate from the Equatorial Guinean power outlet you will 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 plugging it into the Equatorial Guinean power outlet. This unearthed wall supply (called a Europlug or Type C power outlet [3]) is recognised by the two round holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B USB cord into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port is located to the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Equatorial Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery indicator on the Jabra Solemate will glow red when low, yellow when half full and green when fully charged. Typically the battery will take 2.5 hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate whilst charging.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet

Charging the Jabra Solemate from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your Jabra Solemate with an Equatorial Guinean power outlet by using Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type E power charger.

  1. In order to charge your Jabra Solemate using an Equatorial Guinean power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [7] 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 power outlet. This sunken circular plug outlet, sometimes called a CEE 7/7 outlet, can be recognised by the two large round holes 19mm apart from each other for live and neutral plus a metal earth pin protruding the top to form a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Micro Type B cable into the power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port is located on the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Equatorial Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery indicator on the Jabra Solemate will glow red when low, yellow when half full and green when fully charged. Typically the battery will take 2.5 hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate during the charging process.
Charging the Jabra Solemate from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equatorial_Guinea - Equatorial Guinea Wikipedia web page
  2. http://www.jabra.co.uk/supportpages/jabra-solemate#/#100-97100000-60 - official Jabra Solemate 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