How to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Malaysia

Connecting a Malaysian power outlet to the Jabra Solemate Mini

Malaysian power outlet

When planning a vacation to Malaysia it's useful to know in advance if you can power all your common devices when you get there. But, without knowing which power socket is used you are more likely to bring the wrong charger, thereby leaving you having to buy or borrow a potentially expensive power adaptor when you're there. Varying different combinations of frequencies and standards can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country especially if you've never visited before. This page has been written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini when you are visiting abroad.When you're visiting Malaysia these useful instructions show powering your Jabra Solemate Mini by using the standard 240 volt 50Hz G Type power outlet, the Malaysians will use a 13 amp plug for charging. You will discover power sockets change from country to country therefore please read the Wiki Connections global power sockets guide for a full list showing powering devices in different destinations. If visiting Malaysia from a different country double check the Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v make sure the Jabra Solemate Mini is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it. If you plan on taking a trip to places such as Kuala Lumpur please read the Malaysian entry on wikipedia.org [1] for more information.

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 Malaysia

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Malaysia?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Malaysia by using a power convertor.

What is the best power charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Malaysia?

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Malaysia is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the plugs. If your model of Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these travel adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter will allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power adapters or using up additional wall outlets. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile travel charger at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Malaysia

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate Mini, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Malaysia and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter 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 Malaysia.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Malaysia.
What is the best power charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Malaysia?

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

Learn how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Malaysian power outlet by using Type B USB connector with a Type G power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Malaysian power outlet you'll 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 taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the power supply. This wall outlet, technically known as the Type G power outlet [3], can be recognised by the 3 slots with plastic shutters in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  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 can be found on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Malaysian 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 Malaysian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malaysia - Malaysian entry 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/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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters