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

A step-by-step guide showing how to recharge your Jabra Solemate from a Herzegovinian power outlet using type B Micro USB cord and a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger and powering the Jabra Solemate using a 2 pinned Type F power plug.

Herzegovinian power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can often be confusing when planning to stay in another country, especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your Jabra Solemate in Herzegovina. This guide has been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate when you're in Herzegovina.When staying in Herzegovina this page contains instructions showing how to supply power to your Jabra Solemate using the standard types F or C 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are visiting Herzegovina from another region please ensure that the Jabra Solemate can be used with a 240v supply. If your Jabra Solemate originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure that your device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating when charging it. If you're planning on visiting a Herzegovinian destination like Dubrovnik refer to the wikipedia entry about Herzegovina [1] for further details prior to travelling to the area.

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 Herzegovina

Can the Jabra Solemate be used in Herzegovina?

You can connect the Jabra Solemate to a Herzegovinian power outlet.

What is the best power charger for the Jabra Solemate in Herzegovina?

If you are travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than just your Jabra Solemate the best travel power adapter for Herzegovina to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Herzegovinians 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 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your Jabra Solemate is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple power chargers for your trip. Only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling and suitable for recharging your Jabra Solemate at an airport or on a plane. Because of their 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 overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones and using only a single plug socket.

If you travel frequently we suggest buying a versatile power charger similar to this online. The power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Herzegovina

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, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Herzegovina and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Herzegovina 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 gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Herzegovina.
What is the best power charger for the Jabra Solemate in Herzegovina?

Charging the Jabra Solemate from a Herzegovinian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

A step-by-step guide showing how to recharge your Jabra Solemate from a Herzegovinian power outlet using type B Micro USB cord and a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. In order to charge your Jabra Solemate using a Herzegovinian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Herzegovinian power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by the 2 adjacent holes.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B Micro USB cord into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port can be located to the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Herzegovinian 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.
Charging the Jabra Solemate from a Herzegovinian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

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

Using Type B USB cable with a Type F power adapter to charge the Jabra Solemate from a Herzegovinian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Jabra Solemate from the Herzegovinian power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two large circular holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral, plus a pair of grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port can be found on the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Herzegovinian 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 Herzegovinian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bosnia_and_Herzegovina - wikipedia entry about Herzegovina
  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