How to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini in Syria

The Wiki Connections guide on how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Syrian power outlet using micro USB Type B cable and a three pinned Type C power adapter, how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Type E power adapter and how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Type L power adapter

Syrian power outlet

Complicated combinations of frequencies and standards can all be confusing when planning on visiting a new country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of standards being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini . This page was written to prepare visitors wanting to power the Jabra Solemate Mini abroad.If you're travelling to Syria this page contains useful instructions showing you how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini by using the Type E, C or L Syrian 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If visiting Syria from a different country ensure that the Jabra Solemate Mini can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure that your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from over-heating when charging it.

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 Syria

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Syria?

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

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini the best international travel charger for Syria to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. Syrians use three different standards of plug sockets (types E, C and L) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 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 supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these travel adapters and additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to power more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel adapters for your trip or using up additional wall outlets. Because you are only packing a single USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers and using only a single power outlet.

If you travel to different continents we recommend buying an adaptable travel adapter like this online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Syria

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate Mini, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Syria and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 compact power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Syria using type B plug sockets.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Syria.
What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Syria?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Syrian power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide on how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Syrian power outlet using micro USB Type B cable and a three pinned Type C power adapter.

  1. In order to power the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Syrian 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. First plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the power supply. The power supply (sometimes known as a Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is identified by 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the two plug outlet pins go.
  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. Turn on the Syrian 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 Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Syrian power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Syrian power outlet

Learn how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Syrian power outlet with Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type E USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini using the Syrian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Insert the Type E USB power adapter into the Syrian power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by the two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes next to each other where the pins go plus a metal grounding pin protruding in the top to form a triangle configuration.
  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 is located to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Syrian 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.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Syrian power outlet

How to use a Type L power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Syrian power outlet

Instructions on how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Syrian power outlet with Type B USB micro connector with a Type L USB charger.

  1. In order to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Syrian power outlet you'll need a Type L USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. First plug in the Type L USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify this flattened hexagon shaped wall outlet by the 3 large round holes in a line. Please note there are two different types of Type L wall outlet, one rated at 10 amps and one for 16 amps. A 10 amp version has 4mm pins that are spaced 5.5mm apart and the 16 amp version has larger 5mm thick round pins spaced 8mm apart.
  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 Syrian 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 L power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Syrian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syria - Syrian Wikipedia web 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/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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeL.htm - Type L power outlet
  9. Type L USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type L mains power outlet
  10. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters