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

How to connect a Fijian power outlet to the Jabra Solemate Mini

Fijian power outlet

Various voltages and region codes can all be daunting when planning to visit a different country especially if you've never been there before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Jabra Solemate Mini in Fiji. This page was specifically written to prevent visitors needing to worry if they can power their Jabra Solemate Mini when they're going to Fiji.This page contains useful instructions showing exactly what you'll need to supply power to your Jabra Solemate Mini when going to Fiji using their 240 volt 50Hz Type I Fijian wall outlet. If travelling to Fiji from another region check your Jabra Solemate Mini can accept a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the Jabra Solemate Mini is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it. If you plan on taking a trip to a city like Nasinu please read the wikipedia.org entry about Fiji [1] for more information prior to the location.

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 Fiji

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Fiji?

You can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Fiji by using the correct power adaptor.

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

If travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate Mini and visiting multiple countries then the best travel charger for Fiji to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied heads. If your Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters. Because you are only needing to bring a single international USB travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage and suitable for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Fiji

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors 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 power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power 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 adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Fiji 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 travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half the 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Fiji.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Fiji?

How to use a Type I power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Fijian power outlet

Using USB Type B cable with a Type I USB adapter to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Fijian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Jabra Solemate Mini from the Fijian power outlet you will need a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. First plug in the Type I USB power adapter in the Fijian power outlet. The power supply (technically known as a Type I power outlet [3]) can be identified by the three thin slots in an upside-down triangle pattern with a single vertical pin at the bottom and the top two slots sloping upward for the live, neutral and earth blades.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB Micro 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 can be located to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Fijian 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 I power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Fijian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiji - wikipedia.org entry about Fiji
  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/typeI.htm - Type I power outlet
  4. Type I USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type I 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