Charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Macau

Instructions showing how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Macanese power outlet using Micro USB type B cord with a three pin Type G power adapter, recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Type D USB adapter and how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Type F Schuko power plug

Macanese power outlet

Varying different standards and sockets can often be daunting when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. The following useful guide tells you how to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini when you are in Macau using their standard G, D, F or M type Macanese 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets, a majority of Macanese will use the Type G plugs in their wall outlets. If you are travelling to Macau from a different country please check the Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the Jabra Solemate Mini is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it 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 Macau

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Macau?

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

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries then the best travel power adapter for Macau is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. Macanese use four different standards of wall outlets (types G, D, F and M) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type G.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs. If your Jabra Solemate Mini supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power chargers, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices. Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port adapter will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers on your Macanese trip. By only needing a single travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling as well as being suitable for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini at an airport or on a flight. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Macau we suggest buying a flexible power adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer, the travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Macau

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Macau and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Macau.
  • 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 originating from America using type B plugs. This 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 just 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 Macau.
What is the best power adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Macau?

Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Macanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

A guide showing you how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Macanese power outlet using USB micro type B cord with a 3 pin Type G power charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Macanese power outlet you'll need 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 outlet. The wall outlet (sometimes called the Type G power outlet [3]) looks like three rectangular slots forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB cable into 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 Macanese 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 whilst you are charging.
Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Macanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

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

Using type B USB Micro connector with a three pinned Type D power adapter to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Macanese power outlet.

  1. To charge your Jabra Solemate Mini using the Macanese power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by plugging the Type D USB power adapter into the Macanese power outlet. This power outlet (known as a Type D power outlet [6]) can be recognised by 3 round holes forming a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power 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 Macanese 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 Macanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Macanese power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Using USB micro type B cord with a three pin Type F USB adapter to power the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Macanese power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Macanese power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Plug the Type F USB power adapter into the power outlet. The circular power supply (known as a Schuko outlet) can be identified by the two circular holes 19 mm apart from each other where the live and neutral pins go along with two grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger 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. Turn on the Macanese 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.
Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Macanese power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Macanese power outlet

Using Micro USB type B cord with a three pin Type M power adapter to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Macanese power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Macanese power outlet you'll need to buy a Type M USB power adapter [11] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by inserting the Type M USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise the wall outlet by three circular holes forming a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Micro type B connector into the bottom of the USB power 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 Macanese 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 M power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Macanese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macau - Wikipedia.org web page about Macau
  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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  7. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  9. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  11. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters