How to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini in The Grenadines

Using Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type E USB charger to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Grenadines power outlet, recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a three pinned Type G power charger and charging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a two pin Type C Europlug power plug

Grenadines power outlet

Different combinations of region codes and plug types can often lead to confusion when planning on travelling to another country, especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini . These instructions were specifically written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini when you are visiting The Grenadines.When travelling to The Grenadines the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini using the standard G, C, E, I or K type 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, most Vincentians normally use the Type G sockets in their wall outlets. If you are travelling to The Grenadines from a different country please make sure your Jabra Solemate Mini can accept a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check the Jabra Solemate Mini is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from over-heating during charging. If you plan to visit a place like Port Elizabeth or Charlestown read the Grenadines country entry on wikipedia [1] for further details.

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 Grenadines

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in The Grenadines?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in The Grenadines.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in The Grenadines?

If you are travelling to more than one country then the best travel adapter for The Grenadines to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. Vincentians use five different types of power outlets (G, C, E, I and K) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the heads over. If your type of Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters, plus compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers. By only packing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling and on hand for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini at the airport or on a plane. Due to their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend searching for a multipurpose power adapter like this online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for The Grenadines

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both The Grenadines and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 compact power adapter for travellers originating from America going to The Grenadines using type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 from America using type B plugs. This gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with only 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 generous 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 The Grenadines.
What is the best power adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in The Grenadines?

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

Using micro USB Type B cord and a Type G USB adapter to power your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Grenadines power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Grenadines 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. Insert the Type G USB power adapter into the Grenadines power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by three vertical holes forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Plug in one end of the micro USB Type B cord into the bottom of 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. Switch on the Grenadines 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.
Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Grenadines power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Grenadines power outlet

Instructions on how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Grenadines power outlet with USB Type B cable and a Type C USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini using the Grenadines power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the Grenadines power outlet. This ungrounded wall outlet is recognised by 2 round adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the 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. Switch on the Grenadines 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 C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Grenadines power outlet

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Grenadines power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Learn how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Grenadines power outlet with USB Type B connector and a Type E power adapter.

  1. To power the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Grenadines power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Firstly plug the Type E USB power adapter in the power supply. You can recognise this power outlet by two large circular holes 19mm apart from each other for live and neutral and a long metal earth pin protruding from the top forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Plug in one end of the micro USB Type B cord into the bottom of 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 to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Grenadines 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 Grenadines power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Grenadines power outlet

Using Type B USB micro cord with a 3 pin Type K USB charger to power the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Grenadines power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini using the Grenadines power outlet you'll need a Type K USB power adapter [11] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type K USB power adapter and inserting it into the Grenadines power outlet. You can recognise the wall supply by the 3 large holes forming an inverted triangle pattern with the bottom hole being in a semicircle shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port is located on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Grenadines 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 K power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Grenadines power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Vincent_and_the_Grenadines - Grenadines country entry 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/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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  7. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  9. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  11. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K mains power outlet
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters