Charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Kiribati

Instructions showing how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Kiribati power outlet with USB Type B cord with a three pin Type I power charger.

Kiribati power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially to the first time traveller. This page was written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when you're in staying in Kiribati.This page contains useful instructions showing you how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini when going to Kiribati using their standard 240 volt 50Hz I Type wall outlet. When travelling to Kiribati from a different country ensure that your Jabra Solemate Mini can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Jabra Solemate Mini originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it. If you plan to visit a destination such as Bairiki or Taburao we recommend referring to the Kiribati Wikipedia web page [1] for more details.

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 Kiribati

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Kiribati?

You can connect the Jabra Solemate Mini to a Kiribati power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Kiribati?

If travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini and visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Kiribati to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. If your Jabra Solemate Mini supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters and additional support for more power hungry devices.

Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring individual power adapters. By only needing a single USB travel charger will also keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer, the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Kiribati

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, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Kiribati.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting Kiribati.
What is the best power charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Kiribati?

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

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Kiribati power outlet with Micro USB type B cord and a Type I USB charger.

  1. To power the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Kiribati power outlet you'll need a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type I USB power adapter and inserting it in the Kiribati power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the 3 thin slots for the live, neutral and earth blades.
  3. Then connect one end of the Micro USB type B connector into the bottom of the power adapter 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 Kiribati 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 Kiribati power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiribati - Kiribati 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/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