Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Kuwait

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Kuwaiti power outlet by using Micro USB type B connector and a Type G USB charger and recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a 2 pin Type C Europlug power charger.

Kuwaiti power outlet

Complicated standards and plug types can often cause confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini abroad.When you are visiting Kuwait the following useful instructions show how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini by using the types G or C Kuwaiti 240 volt 50Hz power outlets. If visiting Kuwait from a different country please make sure that your Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Jabra Solemate Mini was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter 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 Kuwait

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Kuwait?

Yes, you can connect the Jabra Solemate Mini to a Kuwaiti power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Kuwait?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Jabra Solemate Mini then the best international travel adapter for Kuwait to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different standards of plug sockets in Kuwait (types G and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the plugs over. If your Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, and compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets.

This will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being suitable for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini at an airport or on the flight. Due to their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Kuwait we recommend buying this type of versatile travel charger online. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Kuwait

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Kuwait and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Kuwait using type B 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 from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Kuwait.
What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Kuwait?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Kuwaiti power outlet

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Kuwaiti power outlet by using Micro USB type B connector and a Type G USB charger.

  1. In order to power the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Kuwaiti 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. Plug the Type G USB power adapter into the power supply. The power supply, technically known as a Type G power outlet [3], can be recognised by 3 rectangular slots in a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro type B cable into the bottom of the mains power 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 Kuwaiti 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 Type G power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Kuwaiti power outlet

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Kuwaiti power outlet

A guide showing how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Kuwaiti power outlet with Type B USB micro connector with a three pinned Type C USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Kuwaiti power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall supply (called the Type C power outlet [6] or Europlug) is identified by the two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port is located to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Kuwaiti 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.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Kuwaiti power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuwait - Kuwait country wikipedia page
  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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  7. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C 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