How to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini in Dominica

Using USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G USB charger to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Dominicand power outlet and charging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a 3 pinned Type D power charger.

Dominicand power outlet

Complicated frequencies and region codes can often cause confusion when planning on staying in another country, especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what to pick up in advance to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini in Dominica. This page has been written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when abroad.When going to Dominica this page has useful instructions showing you how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini using their G or D type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, please note that Type G plug outlets will be normally used by most Dominicansd. When you are visiting Dominica from a different region make sure the Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Jabra Solemate Mini originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure the Jabra Solemate Mini is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating when charging it.

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 Dominica

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Dominica?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Dominica.

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

If travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate Mini then the best international travel power adapter for Dominica to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Dominicansd use two different types of wall outlets (types G and D) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type G.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers and compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port charger means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters on your trip to Dominica or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling and suitable for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini at the airport or on the plane. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter online - the power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Dominica

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 wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Dominica.
  • 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 originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Dominica.
What is the best power charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Dominica?

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Dominicand power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G USB charger to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Dominicand power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Dominicand power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This wall supply, sometimes called a Type G power outlet [3], can be recognised by the 3 slots in a triangle shape for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B USB cord into the power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port can be located to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Dominicand 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 Dominicand power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Dominicand power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Simple instructions showing how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Dominicand power outlet by using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Dominicand power outlet you'll need to use a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type D USB power adapter in the Dominicand power outlet. The power supply (called a Type D power outlet [6]) can be identified by three round holes forming a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB 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 Dominicand 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.
Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Dominicand power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominica - Dominicand 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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  7. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D 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