Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini when planning a trip to Montenegro

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Montenegrin power outlet using Type B micro USB connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter and how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini using a 2 pin Type F USB plug.

Montenegrin power outlet

Varying different standards and plug types can often be daunting when planning to stay in a foreign country especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini when travelling abroad.If you're staying in Montenegro this page contains useful instructions showing charging the Jabra Solemate Mini by using their standard F or C type Montenegrin 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. If you are travelling to Montenegro from another country ensure your Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your Jabra Solemate Mini is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it.

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 Montenegro

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Montenegro?

You can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Montenegro by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Montenegro?

When travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Jabra Solemate Mini then the best travel charger for Montenegro to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different types of power outlets that Montenegrins use (F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters this will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers or occupying additional wall sockets. Only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage and convenient for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones with just a single power outlet.

For those travelling to Montenegro we suggest searching for a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Montenegro

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, 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 most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Montenegro.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Montenegro.
What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Montenegro?

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

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Montenegrin power outlet using Type B micro USB connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Montenegrin power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. This ungrounded plug supply is identified by the 2 circular holes next to each other where the twin pins slide into.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port can be located on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Montenegrin 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 whilst you are charging.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Montenegrin power outlet

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

Using USB Micro type B cord with a Schuko Type F USB charger to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. To charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Montenegrin 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 the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the Montenegrin power outlet. This sunken round power outlet can be recognised by two circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins along with thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port can be found to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Montenegrin 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 during the charging process.
Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montenegro - Montenegro Wikipedia page
  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