How to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Saint Kitts

Using USB Micro Type B connector and a three pin Type B USB adapter to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a St Kitts power outlet, recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a 3 pinned Type G power plug and recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a two pinned Type A USB plug

St Kitts power outlet

Differing combinations of frequencies and region codes can all be daunting when planning to visit a different country especially for the first time traveller. The following step by step instructions shows you what you'll need to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini when travelling to Saint Kitts by using the G, A, B or D type 230 volt 60Hz plug outlets, most Kittitian use Type G wall outlets. When you are travelling to Saint Kitts from another region please ensure that the Jabra Solemate Mini can be used with a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from over-heating when powering up.

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 Saint Kitts

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Saint Kitts?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Saint Kitts by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Saint Kitts?

If travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate Mini or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Saint Kitts is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. There are four different types of plug sockets that Kittitian use (types G, A, B and D) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for both types A and G.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your Jabra Solemate Mini is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers plus compatibility with more power hungry devices. Having a 4 port charger will allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling and suitable for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling often we recommend searching for this type of versatile power charger at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Kitts

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate Mini, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Saint Kitts using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Saint Kitts.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Saint Kitts?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a St Kitts power outlet

Using USB Micro Type B connector and a three pin Type G USB adapter to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a St Kitts power outlet.

  1. To power the Jabra Solemate Mini from the St Kitts power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it into the power supply. This wall outlet (sometimes called a Type G power outlet [3]) can be recognised by the three vertical slots containing shutters forming a triangular shape.
  3. Connect one end of the type B Micro USB cord into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port is located to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the St Kitts 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 G power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a St Kitts power outlet

Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a St Kitts power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Using USB Micro Type B connector and a three pin Type A USB adapter to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a St Kitts power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a St Kitts power outlet you will need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type A USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by the 2 adjacent slots.
  3. Connect one end of the type B Micro USB cord 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 found to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the St Kitts 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 St Kitts power outlet by using a two pinned Type A USB adapter

Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a St Kitts power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini with a St Kitts power outlet with USB micro Type B cable with a Type B power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini using the St Kitts power outlet you'll need to use a Type B USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type B USB power adapter in the St Kitts power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 thin slots parallel to each other with a semicircle shaped hole below for the grounded pin.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB 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. Turn on the St Kitts 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.
Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a St Kitts power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a St Kitts power outlet

A step-by-step guide showing how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a St Kitts power outlet with USB micro Type B connector and a Type D USB adapter.

  1. To power the Jabra Solemate Mini from the St Kitts power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [11] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by taking the Type D USB power adapter and plugging it into the power supply. This wall supply (sometimes called a Type D power outlet [10]) can be recognised by the three round holes in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains 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 St Kitts 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.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a St Kitts power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Kitts_and_Nevis - Saint Kitts Wikipedia web page
  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/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  7. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  9. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  11. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D 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