Charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Honduras

Simple instructions showing you how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Honduran power outlet using type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type A USB charger and powering the Jabra Solemate Mini using a 3 pin Type B power adapter.

Honduran power outlet

Varying complicated region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning on travelling to another country if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what to purchase in advance to power your Jabra Solemate Mini . This guide was written to prevent visitors having to worry if they'll be able to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when they're staying in Honduras.If you're planning a holiday to Honduras the following useful instructions show how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini by using their standard B or A type Honduran 110 volt 60Hz plug outlets, please be aware Type B power outlets will be used by a majority of Catrachos. If your Jabra Solemate Mini doesn't power up or recharges slowly when you are travelling to Honduras from another country check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically devices which come from a different country which use a higher voltage such as 240 volts sometimes take longer to charge or won't power up, check that your device is a dual voltage device (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to ensure proper use. If you intend to stay in a Honduran city like Tegucigalpa or San Pedro Sula please refer to the Honduran country page on Wikipedia [1] for more indepth information.

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 Honduras

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Honduras?

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

What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Honduras?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Jabra Solemate Mini then the best travel charger for Honduras is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different standards of plug sockets that Hondurans use (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 multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the heads over. If your type of Jabra Solemate Mini is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power adapters. Only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage and on hand for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini at an airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel often we suggest searching for an adaptable travel charger of this nature online; the travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Honduras

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate Mini, 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 necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Honduras 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 most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Honduras.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 1 less AC outlet for almost half the 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Honduras.
What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Honduras?

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

Using USB Type B connector with a 3 pin Type A power adapter to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Honduran power outlet.

  1. To charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Honduran power outlet you will need to use a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type A USB power adapter and inserting it in the wall supply. You can identify the wall outlet by two slots adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB 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. Switch on the Honduran 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 Honduran power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Honduran power outlet

Using USB Type B cord with a three pin Type B power adapter to power the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Honduran power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Honduran power outlet you'll need a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Insert the Type B USB power adapter into the Honduran power outlet. This power outlet, sometimes known as a Type B power outlet [6], can be recognised by 2 slots adjacent to each other where the live and neutral blades slide into with a semicircle hole below for the slightly long grounded pin.
  3. Plug in 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. Switch on the Honduran 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 B power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Honduran power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honduras - Honduran country page 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/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