How to charge your Jabra Solemate from a power outlet in Georgia

Using Type B USB connector with a Type C power adapter to charge the Jabra Solemate from a Georgian power outlet and how to charge the Jabra Solemate using a double pinned Type F Schuko USB plug.

Georgian power outlet

Complicated region codes and plugs can all cause confusion when planning to stay in a different country especially for the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Jabra Solemate . These instructions were specifically written to prevent travellers needing to worry if they can power the Jabra Solemate when they're going to Georgia.This page contains step-by-step instructions which shows exactly how to supply power to your Jabra Solemate when you are visiting Georgia by using their Type F or C Georgian 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When visiting Georgia from another country please make sure that your Jabra Solemate can be used with a 240v supply. If the Jabra Solemate came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your Jabra Solemate is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from over-heating during charging.

Ensure you have download version 1.34 or greater of the latest Jabra Solemate firmware from the official Jabra Solemate support site [2]. After you have set up the speaker you can turn off the default 'Solemate is connected' announcements by holding down the Volume down button when turning on the Jabra Solemate until you hear 'Sound prompts off'.

Charging the Jabra Solemate in Georgia

Can the Jabra Solemate be used in Georgia?

You can use the Jabra Solemate in Georgia by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Georgia?

If travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate or visiting multiple countries the best travel charger for Georgia to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Georgians use two different types of plug sockets (types F and C) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied plugs. If your Jabra Solemate can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters. Because you are only needing to bring a single international USB travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage and suitable for recharging your Jabra Solemate at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Georgia

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Georgia using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 Georgia.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Georgia?

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

Using Type B USB connector with a Type C power adapter to charge the Jabra Solemate from a Georgian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Jabra Solemate using the Georgian power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. The plug supply (sometimes known as a Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is recognised by the 2 adjacent holes where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port can be located on the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery indicator on the Jabra Solemate will glow red when low, yellow when half full and green when fully charged. Typically the battery will take 2.5 hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate during the charging process.
Powering the Jabra Solemate with a Georgian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

Learn how to charge the Jabra Solemate with a Georgian power outlet with USB micro Type B cord and a three pinned Schuko Type F power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Jabra Solemate using a Georgian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Georgian power outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by two 4.8mm circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral, plus metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB micro Type B connector into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port is located to the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery indicator on the Jabra Solemate will glow red when low, yellow when half full and green when fully charged. Typically the battery will take 2.5 hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate whilst charging.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Georgian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgia_(country) - Wikipedia.org page about Georgia
  2. http://www.jabra.co.uk/supportpages/jabra-solemate#/#100-97100000-60 - official Jabra Solemate 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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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