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

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

Moldovan power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of frequencies and region codes can often cause confusion when planning on staying in another country, especially if you've never visited before. This guide was specifically written to prevent travellers worrying if they can power the Jabra Solemate abroad.When travelling to Moldova this page has useful instructions showing you how to charge the Jabra Solemate using their F or C type 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When travelling anywhere you'll find that most power supplies change from country to country so please read the Wiki Connections global power connections list for a full list showing regions. If travelling to Moldova from another country please make sure that your Jabra Solemate can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v make sure that the Jabra Solemate 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 overloading when powering up. If you plan to visit a Moldovan destination like Chisinau we suggest referring to the Moldova country entry on wikipedia.org [1] for more indepth 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 Moldova

Can you use the Jabra Solemate in Moldova?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate in Moldova.

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

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel power adapter for Moldova to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two types of plug sockets that Moldovans use (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Jabra Solemate is compatible with Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power chargers plus compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger will allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel chargers or using up additional wall sockets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Moldova

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These travel converters are 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 adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Moldova using 3 pin type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Moldova.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Moldova?

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

Using Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge the Jabra Solemate from a Moldovan power outlet.

  1. In order to power your Jabra Solemate using a Moldovan 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 taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the Moldovan power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B micro USB cord into the power adapter 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 Moldovan 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 Moldovan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

Using micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Schuko Type F power charger to power your Jabra Solemate from a Moldovan power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Jabra Solemate using the Moldovan 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. Start the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by two adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into and grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains 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 Moldovan 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.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Moldovan power outlet

See also

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