Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Equatorial Guinea

Using type B USB cable with a three pin Europlug Type C power charger to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet and how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a two pinned Type E power charger.

Equatorial Guinean power outlet

Differing frequencies and region codes can often cause confusion when planning to stay in another country, especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article tells you exactly what to buy in advance to power the Jabra Solemate Mini in Equatorial Guinea. These step-by-step instructions tells you exactly what you'll need to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini when staying in Equatorial Guinea by using their types E or C Equatorial Guinean 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling you'll find power sockets will change regionally therefore please read our WikiConnections travel power supplies page where you'll find a full list showing powering devices in different regions and countries. When you are visiting Equatorial Guinea from another country please double check your Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts double check your Jabra Solemate Mini is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from overheating when powering 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 Equatorial Guinea

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Equatorial Guinea?

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

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

If travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini the best travel power adapter for Equatorial Guinea is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Equatorial Guineans use two different standards of plug sockets (types E and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your model of Jabra Solemate Mini is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB power chargers, along with support for more power hungry devices. Unlike other travel adapters this means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack seperate travel adapters for your trip or using up additional wall outlets. Because you are only needing to bring a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling and on hand for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini at the airport or on a flight. Because of their flexibility 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 e-readers without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying a multipurpose travel adapter similar to this online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Equatorial Guinea

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, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters 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 converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover 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 most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Equatorial Guinea using type B US plug sockets.
  • 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. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Equatorial Guinea.
What is the best power adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Equatorial Guinea?

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

Using type B USB cable with a three pin Europlug Type C power charger to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet.

  1. To power the Jabra Solemate Mini using an Equatorial Guinean power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. The wall supply, sometimes known as a Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, is identified by 2 holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB micro type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port can be found to the bottom 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 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 Equatorial Guinean power outlet

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

Using Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type E USB charger to power the Jabra Solemate Mini with an Equatorial Guinean power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Equatorial Guinean power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by inserting the Type E USB power adapter into the Equatorial Guinean power outlet. The round plug outlet, also called the CEE 7/7 plug, can be recognised by two large adjacent holes next to each other plus one metal grounding pin protruding in the top to form a triangle configuration.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB micro Type B connector into the mains USB charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port can be found on the bottom 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 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 during the charging process.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equatorial_Guinea - Equatorial Guinean 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. 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