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

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Slovenian power outlet with type B Micro USB connector with a Type C USB adapter and how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a two pinned Schuko Type F power charger.

Slovenian power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of frequencies and standards can often lead to confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country for the first time traveller. These instructions have been written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini abroad.If you are staying in Slovenia this page has useful instructions showing how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini using the standard types F or C 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are visiting Slovenia from a different region please ensure your Jabra Solemate Mini can be used with a 240v supply. If the Jabra Solemate Mini came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check the Jabra Solemate Mini is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

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 Slovenia

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Slovenia?

You can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Slovenia by using the correct power adaptor.

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

If travelling to more than one country the best international travel power adapter for Slovenia is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two types of wall outlets in Slovenia (types F and C) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the supplied heads over. If your Jabra Solemate Mini supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these USB travel adapters plus compatibility with more power demanding devices. This means you can recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate travel adapters. Because you are only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling frequently we recommend buying this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Slovenia

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate Mini, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from America going to Slovenia.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Slovenia.
What is the best travel adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Slovenia?

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

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Slovenian power outlet with type B Micro USB connector with a Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to power the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Slovenian 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. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the power supply. You can identify this power outlet by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the twin pins sit.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains 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 Slovenian 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 Slovenian 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 Mini from a Slovenian power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Slovenian power outlet with type B Micro USB connector with a Type F USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Slovenian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Firstly insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Slovenian power outlet. The sunken round wall outlet can be identified by the two 4.8mm holes 19 mm apart from each other, plus a pair of grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port is located on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Slovenian 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 F power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Slovenian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slovenia - wikipedia.org entry about Slovenia
  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