How to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when staying in Herzegovina

A step by step guide showing you how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Herzegovinian power outlet by using Type B Micro USB connector and a Type C power charger and charging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

Herzegovinian power outlet

Differing region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini in Herzegovina. This page has been specifically written to prevent travellers worrying if they can power the Jabra Solemate Mini when going to Herzegovina.When visiting Herzegovina the following instructions show charging your Jabra Solemate Mini using their Type F or C Herzegovinian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will find that most power sockets will vary regionally so please read our Wiki Connections travel power sockets guide where you'll find a complete list of powering devices in different destinations. If travelling to Herzegovina from another country please ensure that the Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Jabra Solemate Mini originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure the Jabra Solemate Mini is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overloading when powering up. If you plan on visiting a city such as Dubrovnik or Trebinke we suggest referring to the Wikipedia entry about Herzegovina [1] for further information on travelling to the area.

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 Herzegovina

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Herzegovina?

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

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

When you are travelling to more than one country the best travel charger for Herzegovina is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two types of wall outlets in Herzegovina (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 will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the included plugs. If your Jabra Solemate Mini is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters this will also allow you to charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy individual power chargers. Because you are only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage whilst travelling and suitable 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 at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power adapter online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Herzegovina

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North 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 Herzegovina using 3 pinned type B American 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 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Herzegovina.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Herzegovina?

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

Using USB Micro Type B connector with a Europlug Type C power charger to power your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Herzegovinian power outlet.

  1. To power your Jabra Solemate Mini using a Herzegovinian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the power outlet. This unearthed wall supply can be identified by two round holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B USB cord into the USB power charger 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 Herzegovinian 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 C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Herzegovinian power outlet

Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Herzegovinian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

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

  1. If you want to power your Jabra Solemate Mini using a Herzegovinian power outlet you will need 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 Herzegovinian power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two holes 19 mm apart from each other where the two pins sit, plus a pair of two thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B Micro USB connector into the USB power charger 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 Herzegovinian 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.
Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Herzegovinian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

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