How to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Luxembourg

Simple instructions showing how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Luxembourg power outlet by using USB type B cable with a Type C power charger and how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Schuko Type F USB adapter.

Luxembourg power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country, especially for the first time traveller. These instructions were specifically written to stop travellers worrying if they can power the Jabra Solemate Mini abroad.This page contains step by step instructions demonstrating exactly how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini when going to Luxembourg using their F or C type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. If travelling to Luxembourg from another country please ensure the Jabra Solemate Mini can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check your Jabra Solemate Mini is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from over-heating whilst powering it up. If you plan on travelling to a Luxembourg destination like Luxembourg City we also suggest referring to the Luxembourg country entry on Wikipedia.org [1] for more indepth details prior to 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 Luxembourg

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Luxembourg?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Luxembourg.

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

If travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate Mini then the best travel charger for Luxembourg is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different standards of power outlets in Luxembourg (F and C) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these 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 included heads over. If your model of Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers for your trip to Luxembourg or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single travel charger will keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini at an airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets and using only a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for a versatile travel charger like this at an electronics retailer. The 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.

Alternative travel adapter for Luxembourg

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 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 is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Luxembourg 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Luxembourg.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs. This offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Luxembourg.
What is the best travel adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Luxembourg?

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

Simple instructions showing how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Luxembourg power outlet by using USB type B cable with a Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to power the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Luxembourg 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. Plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This unearthed power outlet can be identified by two round holes next to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of 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. Turn on the Luxembourg 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 3 hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate Mini whilst you are charging.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Luxembourg power outlet

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

Using Type B USB cord and a three pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Luxembourg power outlet.

  1. In order to power your Jabra Solemate Mini using a Luxembourg 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 taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it into the Luxembourg power outlet. The recessed circular power supply can be identified by two large circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other, plus a pair of two thin grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port can be located to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Luxembourg 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 3 hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate Mini whilst you are charging.
Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Luxembourg power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luxembourg - Luxembourg country entry on Wikipedia.org
  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