Charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in El Salvador

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Salvadoranf power outlet with Type B USB Micro connector with a Type A USB charger and charging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a three pin Type B power adapter.

Salvadoranf power outlet

Different standards and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a foreign country especially for the first time traveller. This guide has been written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini when staying abroad.This page is a step by step guide showing how to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini when you're travelling to El Salvador using the standard B or A type Salvadoranf 115 volt 60Hz power outlets. If your Jabra Solemate Mini slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when travelling to El Salvador from a different country then check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Electrical devices which originate from a different country which use a higher voltage (for example 240 volts) may take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check the Jabra Solemate Mini is dual-voltage (normally indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to ensure proper use.

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 El Salvador

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in El Salvador?

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

What is the best travel adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in El Salvador?

When travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini and visiting multiple countries then the best travel charger for El Salvador to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Salvadoransf use two different standards of wall outlets (types B and A) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type A. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your type of Jabra Solemate Mini is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. This will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters for your Salvadoranf trip. By only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to El Salvador 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 foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for El Salvador

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both El Salvador and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting El Salvador.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 most travellers from around the world visiting El Salvador.
What is the best travel adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in El Salvador?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Salvadoranf power outlet

Learn how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Salvadoranf power outlet using type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type A USB charger.

  1. In order to power your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Salvadoranf power outlet you'll need a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Insert the Type A USB power adapter into the Salvadoranf power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two slots adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of 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 Salvadoranf 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 A power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Salvadoranf power outlet

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

Using type B USB Micro cable and a Type B USB charger to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Salvadoranf power outlet.

  1. To charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Salvadoranf power outlet you will need to use a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type B USB power adapter and inserting it in the wall supply. You can identify the wall outlet by two slots adjacent to each other where the live and neutral blades slide into with a semicircle hole below for the longer grounded pin.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB 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. Turn on the Salvadoranf 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.
Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Salvadoranf power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Salvador - wikipedia entry about El Salvador
  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