Charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in The Cayman Islands

Using USB Micro type B cord with a three pin Type A power adapter to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Cayman Islands power outlet and charging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a three pinned Type B power adapter.

Cayman Islands power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of region codes and plugs can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. If planning a trip to The Cayman Islands the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini by using their types B or A 120 volt 60Hz wall outlets, a majority of Caymanians will normally use Type B plugs in their wall outlets. If your Jabra Solemate Mini doesn't power up or recharges slowly when you are travelling to The Cayman Islands from another country check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically electrical devices which originate from another country which use a higher voltage such as 220 volts sometimes take longer to charge or won't power up, so check the device is dual voltage (usually indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to ensure proper use.

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 The Cayman Islands

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in The Cayman Islands?

You can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in The Cayman Islands.

What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in The Cayman Islands?

When you are travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate Mini or visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for The Cayman Islands to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Caymanians use two different types of power outlets (types B and A) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type A.

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of travel adapters along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers on your Cayman Islands trip. By only packing a single USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to 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 travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel to different countries we suggest searching for this type of versatile power adapter online. The multipurpose power adapter 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 The Cayman Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful 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 The Cayman Islands 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 portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting The Cayman Islands 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 North America using type B plugs and offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 most travellers from around the world visiting The Cayman Islands.
What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in The Cayman Islands?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Cayman Islands power outlet

Using USB Micro type B cord with a three pin Type A power adapter to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Cayman Islands power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Cayman Islands power outlet you'll need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type A USB power adapter in the Cayman Islands power outlet. The power supply (technically called the Type A power outlet [3]) can be recognised by 2 adjacent slots next to each other for live and neutral blades.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter 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 Cayman Islands 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 A power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Cayman Islands power outlet

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Cayman Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

The WikiConnections page showing how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Cayman Islands power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type B USB charger.

  1. To power your Jabra Solemate Mini using the Cayman Islands power outlet you will need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by inserting the Type B USB power adapter into the wall supply. The power supply (sometimes called the Type B power outlet [6]) can be recognised by 2 slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral blades with a single hole below for the earth pin.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter 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. Turn on the Cayman Islands 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 Cayman Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cayman_Islands - The Cayman Islands 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/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  4. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A 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/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  7. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B 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