How to charge the Jabra Solemate when planning a trip to Saint Lucia

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge the Jabra Solemate with a St Lucian power outlet with USB type B cord and a Type G power adapter.

St Lucian power outlet

When organizing a vacation it can often be helpful to know if you can charge your common electrical devices like mobile phones and cameras when you're there. By not knowing which power supply is being used in Saint Lucia you could end up either weighing yourself down with unnecessary spare adaptors or bring the wrong adaptor, leaving you needing to buy or borrow a potentially expensive power adaptor when you get there that could be incompatible. Varying different region codes and sockets can all be confusing when planning on visiting a new country for the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article shows exactly what to pick up in advance to power the Jabra Solemate in Saint Lucia. These guidelines have been written to prepare visitors wanting to charge their Jabra Solemate when they are staying in Saint Lucia.If visiting Saint Lucia these instructions show how to power the Jabra Solemate using the standard 240 volt 50Hz G Type plug outlet, with the St Lucians using 13 amp plugs for wall outlets. When you are travelling to Saint Lucia from another country please check your Jabra Solemate can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure that your device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from being damaged when powering up.

Ensure you have download version 1.34 or greater of the latest Jabra Solemate firmware from the official Jabra Solemate support site [2]. After you have set up the speaker you can turn off the default 'Solemate is connected' announcements by holding down the Volume down button when turning on the Jabra Solemate until you hear 'Sound prompts off'.

Charging the Jabra Solemate in Saint Lucia

Can the Jabra Solemate be used in Saint Lucia?

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

What is the best power adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Saint Lucia?

When travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate then the best international travel charger for Saint Lucia to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the included heads over. If your Jabra Solemate can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of power adapters, plus compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters this will also allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring seperate power adapters on your St Lucian trip. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your Jabra Solemate at the airport or on a flight. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers and using just a single wall outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Lucia

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Saint Lucia using 3 pin 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 is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Saint Lucia.
What is the best power adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Saint Lucia?

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

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge the Jabra Solemate with a St Lucian power outlet with USB type B cord and a Type G power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the Jabra Solemate using a St Lucian power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type G USB power adapter into the St Lucian power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by 3 vertical rectangular slots with shutters in a triangle shape.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port is located to the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the St Lucian power outlet.
  5. The battery indicator on the Jabra Solemate will glow red when low, yellow when half full and green when fully charged. Typically the battery will take 2.5 hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate during the charging process.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a St Lucian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Lucia - St Lucian country Wiki page
  2. http://www.jabra.co.uk/supportpages/jabra-solemate#/#100-97100000-60 - official Jabra Solemate 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters