How to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Samoa

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Samoan power outlet with USB micro Type B cord and a three pinned Type I USB charger.

Samoan power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and standards can often be daunting when planning on staying in a new country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what to pick up in advance to power the Jabra Solemate Mini . These instructions have been written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini abroad.The following step by step guide shows you how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini when you are in Samoa by using the 230 volt 50Hz I Type plug supply. Power supplies will change from country to country so please read the travel power supplies page for a complete list of countries. If visiting Samoa from a different country check that the Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating when charging it.

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 Samoa

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Samoa?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Samoa by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Samoa?

If you are travelling to more than one country the best international travel power adapter for Samoa is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads. If your Jabra Solemate Mini supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters, and support for more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to bring multiple travel chargers for your trip. By only bringing a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones with only a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel charger at an electronics retailer; the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Samoa

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 wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Samoa and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Samoa 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 America using type B plugs. This offers the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Samoa.
What is the best travel charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Samoa?

How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Samoan power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Samoan power outlet with USB micro Type B cord and a three pinned Type I USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Samoan power outlet you will need to buy a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type I USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by three thin slots for the live, neutral and earth blades.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B Micro USB cord 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. Switch on the Samoan 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 recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Samoan power outlet

See also

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