How to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when visiting Jordan

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Jordanian power outlet with type B USB cable with a three pin Type G USB charger, powering the Jabra Solemate Mini using a three pin Type B power plug and charging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a double pin Europlug Type C power charger

Jordanian power outlet

Varying different region codes and sockets can often lead to confusion when planning on visiting a different country, especially if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated 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 Jordan. These guidelines have been written to stop travellers having to worry if they'll be able to power their Jabra Solemate Mini abroad.If you're visiting Jordan this page contains useful instructions showing you how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini by using the Type G, B, C, D, F or J Jordanian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, most Jordanians typically use the Type G sockets in their wall outlets. When visiting Jordan from another country check the Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Jabra Solemate Mini originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check the Jabra Solemate Mini is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overloading during charging.

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 Jordan

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Jordan?

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

What is the best travel adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Jordan?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini the best international travel charger for Jordan is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [16]. Jordanians use six different standards of plug sockets (types G, B, C, D, F and J) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by changing the plugs over. If your Jabra Solemate Mini is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these travel adapters plus additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

This will also allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring individual power adapters on your Jordanian trip or occupying additional wall sockets. Only needing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall size 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 adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible power adapter at an electronics retailer, the power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [16] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Jordan

The 4 port USB travel charger [16] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable 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 Jordan.
  • 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 from America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Jordan.
What is the best travel adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Jordan?

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Jordanian power outlet with type B USB cable with a three pin Type G USB charger.

  1. To power the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Jordanian power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by plugging the Type G USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by three vertical slots forming a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable 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 on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian 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 a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using micro USB Type B cable and a three pinned Type B power charger to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Jordanian power outlet you will need to use a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by plugging the Type B USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by two thin slots where the plug outlet blades go with a single hole below for the grounded pin. Note power cables used with type B sockets which are rated at less that 240 V shouldn't be used in Jordan so we suggest checking prior to proceeding.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB micro Type B connector 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 Jordanian 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.
Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type C Europlug power charger to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Jordanian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [9] 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 in the power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 2 circular holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port is located on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian 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.
Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using type B USB cable with a three pinned Type D power charger to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Jordanian power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [11] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type D USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 3 round holes forming a triangle shape.
  3. Connect one end of the micro USB Type B cable 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 to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Jordanian 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.
Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Jordanian power outlet

Using Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type F Schuko power charger to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Jordanian power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [13] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Firstly plug the Type F USB power adapter into the Jordanian power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by the two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins and a pair of two grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port is located on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Jordanian 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 F power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Jordanian power outlet

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type J USB charger to power the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Jordanian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Jordanian power outlet you will need to use a Type J USB power adapter [15] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by plugging the Type J USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise the hexagon shaped plug outlet by three holes forming a flattened triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB cable 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 Jordanian 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.
Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Jordanian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan - wikipedia entry about Jordan
  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/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  7. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  9. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  11. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  12. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  13. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  14. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeJ.htm - Type J power outlet
  15. Type J USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type J mains power outlet
  16. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters