How to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Cote d Ivoire

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini with an Ivorian power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cord and a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB charger and how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Type E USB adapter.

Ivorian power outlet

Differing voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to visit another country, especially if you've never visited before. These instructions were written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini when Cote d Ivoire.If you are visiting Cote d Ivoire these useful instructions show powering your Jabra Solemate Mini using the standard types E or C Ivorian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If travelling to Cote d Ivoire from another country please make sure that your Jabra Solemate Mini can be used with a 240v supply. If your Jabra Solemate Mini originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it. If you plan on staying in an Ivorian place such as Abidjan or Bouak√© refer to the wikipedia.org page about Cote d Ivoire [1] for further details prior to 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 Cote d Ivoire

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Cote d Ivoire?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Cote d Ivoire by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Cote d Ivoire?

When you are travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini the best travel adapter for Cote d Ivoire to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two types of wall outlets in Cote d Ivoire (E and C) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Jabra Solemate Mini supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these power adapters, along with additional compatibility with certain 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 on your trip to Cote d Ivoire. Only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

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 countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Cote d Ivoire

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 these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Cote d Ivoire.
  • 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 North America using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a generous 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Cote d Ivoire.
What is the best power adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Cote d Ivoire?

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

Using USB Micro Type B cable with a Europlug Type C USB adapter to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from an Ivorian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini using an Ivorian 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 the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the Ivorian power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two circular adjacent holes where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into.
  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 Ivorian 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 Ivorian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with an Ivorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Simple instructions showing how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from an Ivorian power outlet with USB micro Type B cable with a Type E power charger.

  1. If you want to power the Jabra Solemate Mini using an Ivorian 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 the process by inserting the Type E USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go and a long metal grounding pin protruding in the top in a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B USB Micro cord into 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 on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Ivorian 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 an Ivorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%C3%B4te_d%27Ivoire - wikipedia.org page about Cote d Ivoire
  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