Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini when visiting Grenada

Connecting a Grenadian power outlet to the Jabra Solemate Mini

Grenadian power outlet

Varying different voltages and standards can all be confusing when planning to visit another country especially to the first time traveller. These instructions have been written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when you're in Grenada.The following step-by-step guide shows exactly how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini when you are visiting Grenada by using their 230 volt 50Hz Type G Grenadian plug outlet, the Grenadians will use 13 amp plugs for charging. Most power sources vary regionally therefore please read our Wikiconnections global power sockets guide for a complete list of regions and countries. When you are visiting Grenada from a different region please ensure your Jabra Solemate Mini can be used with a 240 volt supply. If the Jabra Solemate Mini was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it. If you intend on taking a trip to a place like St. George's we also recommend referring to the wikipedia.org entry about Grenada [1] for further information on the location.

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 Grenada

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Grenada?

Yes, you can connect the Jabra Solemate Mini to a Grenadian power outlet.

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

When travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Grenada is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the included plugs. If your model of Jabra Solemate Mini supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these travel adapters plus compatibility with more power demanding devices.

Having a 4 port charger will also allow you to power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring individual power chargers. Because you are only packing a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers and using only a single wall outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible power charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Grenada

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Grenada and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Grenada.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with 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 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Grenada.
What is the best power charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Grenada?

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

Using Type B USB micro cord and a Type G power adapter to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Grenadian power outlet.

  1. In order to power the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Grenadian 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. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type G USB power adapter into the Grenadian power outlet. This wall supply, technically known as a Type G power outlet [3], can be identified by 3 rectangular holes containing shutters forming a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB 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. Switch on the Grenadian 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.
Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Grenadian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grenada - wikipedia.org entry about Grenada
  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