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

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini from a St Lucian power outlet by using Micro USB type B connector and a Type G power adapter.

St Lucian power outlet

Different combinations of region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in another country if you've never visited before. The following step by step instructions tells you exactly how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini when you are travelling to Saint Lucia by using the standard 240 volt 50Hz G Type power outlet, the St Lucians will use 13 amp plugs for charging. If travelling to Saint Lucia from another country please check that your Jabra Solemate Mini can be used with a 240v supply. If your Jabra Solemate Mini originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from being damaged during charging.

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 Lucia

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Saint Lucia?

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

What is the best power charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Saint Lucia?

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

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs over. If your model of Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices. This means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest searching for a flexible power charger similar to this online, the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] 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 Lucia

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate Mini, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Saint Lucia 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 North America visiting Saint Lucia.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Saint Lucia.
What is the best power charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Saint Lucia?

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

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini from a St Lucian power outlet by using Micro USB type B connector and a Type G power adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a St Lucian 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. Start the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter in the St Lucian power outlet. The plug outlet, sometimes called a Type G power outlet [3], can be recognised by the three vertical rectangular slots in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable 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 can be found on the bottom 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 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 Lucian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Lucia - wikipedia.org entry about Saint Lucia
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters