Charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Armenia

Simple instructions showing you how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini from an Armenian power outlet by using USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter and how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a 2 pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

Armenian power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and sockets can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini . This guide has been written to help assist people wanting to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when they are abroad.The following guide tells you exactly what you'll need to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when you're travelling to Armenia by using their standard F or C type Armenian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power sockets will vary depending on which area you are travelling to so we recommend reading the power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When visiting Armenia from another region ensure that your Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Jabra Solemate Mini was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check the 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 overloading during charging. If you're planning on staying at a destination such as Yerevan or Gyumri please refer to the Armenian 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 Armenia

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Armenia?

Yes, you can connect the Jabra Solemate Mini to an Armenian power outlet.

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

When travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than your Jabra Solemate Mini then the best travel adapter for Armenia is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two standards of plug sockets in Armenia (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your type of Jabra Solemate Mini is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power chargers or occupying additional power sockets. Because you are only packing a single international travel charger will also keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers using just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Armenia

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 converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These power adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Armenia and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Armenia using type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 Armenia.
What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Armenia?

Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from an Armenian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini from an Armenian power outlet by using USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Armenian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. First you'll need to plug the Type C USB power adapter in the Armenian power outlet. The power supply is recognised by 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the USB Type B connector into the bottom of 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 Armenian 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.
Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from an Armenian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from an Armenian power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini from an Armenian power outlet by using USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

  1. If you want to power the Jabra Solemate Mini from an Armenian power outlet you'll need to buy 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 wall supply. The circular power supply, sometimes called the Type F power outlet [6] or Schuko plug, can be identified by two circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral, plus thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB Type B connector into the bottom of 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 Armenian 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.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from an Armenian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armenia - Armenian 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