Charging your Jabra Solemate from a power outlet in Liechtenstein

Using USB micro type B cord with a three pin Type C USB adapter to power the Jabra Solemate from a Liechtenstein power outlet and charging the Jabra Solemate using a Type J power adapter.

Liechtenstein power outlet

Various combinations of standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in another country, especially if you've never been there before. These guidelines have been specifically written to stop visitors having to worry if they can charge the Jabra Solemate when they're travelling abroad.If planning a trip to Liechtenstein these instructions show charging the Jabra Solemate using the Type J or C Liechtenstein 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Liechtenstein from a different region ensure that your Jabra Solemate can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Jabra Solemate was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure that your Jabra Solemate is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it.

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 Liechtenstein

Can the Jabra Solemate be used in Liechtenstein?

Yes, you can connect the Jabra Solemate to a Liechtenstein power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for the Jabra Solemate in Liechtenstein?

When travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate or visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Liechtenstein to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different types of wall outlets in Liechtenstein (J and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads over. If your type of Jabra Solemate is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel adapters along with support for more power demanding devices like tablets.

This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters or occupying additional power sockets. Because you are only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones using only a single power outlet.

We recommend buying a flexible travel charger of this nature online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Liechtenstein

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Liechtenstein using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting Liechtenstein.
What is the best travel charger for the Jabra Solemate in Liechtenstein?

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

Using USB micro type B cord with a three pin Type C USB adapter to power the Jabra Solemate from a Liechtenstein power outlet.

  1. To power your Jabra Solemate using the Liechtenstein 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. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Liechtenstein power outlet. This unearthed plug supply (called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is identified by the 2 circular holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins go.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B USB cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port can be found to the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Liechtenstein 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 Liechtenstein power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging the Jabra Solemate from a Liechtenstein power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

Using type B USB Micro cord with a three pinned Type J power adapter to recharge your Jabra Solemate with a Liechtenstein power outlet.

  1. To charge the Jabra Solemate using the Liechtenstein power outlet you will need to use a Type J USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by inserting the Type J USB power adapter into the Liechtenstein power outlet. You can recognise this flattened hexagon shaped wall outlet by three round holes forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains 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. Turn on the Liechtenstein 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.
Charging the Jabra Solemate from a Liechtenstein power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liechtenstein - Liechtenstein country Wiki page
  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/typeJ.htm - Type J power outlet
  7. Type J USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type J 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