Charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Ireland

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini with an Irish power outlet using USB Micro type B connector and a 3 pin Type G USB charger.

Irish power outlet

Differing combinations of voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning on travelling to another country if you've never been there before. However this isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to power your Jabra Solemate Mini . These guidelines were specifically written to prepare visitors wanting to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when they're staying in Ireland.If planning a vacation to Ireland the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini by using a 230 volt 50Hz Type G plug outlet, with the Irish using 13 amp plugs for charging. If you are travelling to Ireland from a different country please double check the Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240v supply. If it 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 converter to prevent the device from overheating 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 Ireland

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Ireland?

You can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Ireland.

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

When travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate Mini or visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Ireland to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied heads. If your Jabra Solemate Mini supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, plus compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other travel chargers having a four port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers for your Irish trip. Only needing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini at an airport or on the flight. Due to their versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

For those travelling to Ireland we recommend buying a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Ireland

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Ireland and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Ireland.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 1 less AC outlet for 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 Ireland.
What is the best travel adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Ireland?

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

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini with an Irish power outlet using USB Micro type B connector and a 3 pin Type G USB charger.

  1. In order to power your Jabra Solemate Mini from an Irish power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the wall outlet by the three holes containing plastic shutters in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger 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 Irish 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 G power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from an Irish power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ireland - Irish 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/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters