Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Sweden

The Wiki Connections page showing how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Swedish power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pin Type C USB charger and recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a 2 pin Type F USB charger.

Swedish power outlet

Varying different frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. This page contains useful instructions showing you what you'll need to power your Jabra Solemate Mini when staying in Sweden using the types F or C 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, please be aware that Type F power outlets will be used by a majority of Swedes. Power sockets will vary depending on which country you are travelling to so we recommend reading the power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When you are travelling to Sweden from another country ensure that your Jabra Solemate Mini can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Jabra Solemate Mini was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your Jabra Solemate Mini is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating during charging. If you're planning on staying at a destination such as Stockholm or Gothenburg please refer to the Swedish country page on Wikipedia [1] for more indepth information.

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 Sweden

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Sweden?

You can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Sweden.

What is the best power charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Sweden?

If you are travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate Mini the best international travel adapter for Sweden to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two types of power outlets that Swedes use (types F and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. 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 types of travel chargers, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate travel chargers on your Swedish trip. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones with just a single wall outlet.

We recommend searching for a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Sweden

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Sweden 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 most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Sweden using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs and offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half the 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Sweden.
What is the best power charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Sweden?

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

The Wiki Connections page showing how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Swedish power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pin Type C USB charger.

  1. To charge your Jabra Solemate Mini using the Swedish 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 taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the Swedish power outlet. You can identify this plug supply by the two round adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins slide into.
  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 is located on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Swedish 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.
Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Swedish 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 Swedish power outlet

Instructions showing how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Swedish power outlet with USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type F USB adapter.

  1. In order to power your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Swedish 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. Start the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral, plus two thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB mains 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 Swedish 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 during the charging process.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Swedish power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweden - Swedish country page on Wikipedia
  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