Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini when planning a trip to Miquelon

Using Type B micro USB connector with a Type E USB charger to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Miquelonnais power outlet.

Miquelonnais power outlet

Complicated combinations of voltages and sockets can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country for the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this article shows exactly what to buy in advance to power your Jabra Solemate Mini . This guide has been written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when you are going abroad.The following guide tells you exactly what you'll need to power your Jabra Solemate Mini when travelling to Miquelon using the 230 volt 50Hz Type E wall outlet, the Miquelonnais will use a CEE 7/5 French socket for wall outlets. Most power changes regionally therefore we suggest reading the North America page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Miquelon from a different country please check that the Jabra Solemate Mini can accept a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your Jabra Solemate Mini is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging it. If you plan to stay in a place like Miquelon or Langlade we also suggest reading the Miquelon page on Wikipedia [1] for more 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 Miquelon

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Miquelon?

You can connect the Jabra Solemate Mini to a Miquelonnais power outlet.

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

When travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Jabra Solemate Mini then the best travel adapter for Miquelon is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices.

This means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters. By only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional plug socket.

We recommend buying an adaptable travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Miquelon

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Miquelon using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 Miquelon.
What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Miquelon?

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Miquelonnais power outlet

Instructions showing how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Miquelonnais power outlet with USB Micro type B cord with a Type E USB adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Miquelonnais power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the wall supply. The circular wall outlet, also known as a Type E power outlet [3], can be identified by the two 4.8mm round holes 19mm apart from each other where the twin pins slide into plus one long metal grounding pin protruding the top forming a triangle shape.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power 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. Switch on the Miquelonnais 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 E power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Miquelonnais power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Pierre_and_Miquelon - Miquelon 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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  4. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters