How to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when staying in Georgia

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Georgian power outlet by using USB Micro Type B connector with a Type C power charger and recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Type F power plug.

Georgian power outlet

Complicated voltages and sockets can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country, especially if you've never been there before. This page has been specifically written to stop travellers worrying if they can power the Jabra Solemate Mini when going to Georgia.This guide shows what you'll need to supply power to your Jabra Solemate Mini when you are travelling to Georgia by using the Type F or C 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. Power sources change regionally so please read the WikiConnections travel power sockets guide where you'll find a complete list of powering devices in different destinations. If travelling to Georgia from another country please ensure the Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v double check your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating when powering 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 Georgia

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Georgia?

You can connect the Jabra Solemate Mini to a Georgian power outlet by using a power convertor.

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

When you are travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini or visiting multiple countries the best travel charger for Georgia is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two types of plug sockets that Georgians use (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your Jabra Solemate Mini is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Having a four port charger means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters on your trip to Georgia or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Georgia

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate Mini, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of regions with unstable power grids. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Georgia using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Georgia.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Georgia?

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

Using USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Georgian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Georgian 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. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Georgian power outlet. This unearthed power supply can be identified by the two circular adjacent holes.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB 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 Georgian 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 Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Georgian power outlet

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Georgian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Georgian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Georgian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Georgian power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two 4.8mm round holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral pins along with grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB 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 Georgian 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.
Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Georgian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgia_(country) - Georgian 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/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