How to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when planning a trip to Solomon Islands

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Solomon Islands power outlet by using type B Micro USB connector with a Type G USB adapter.

Solomon Islands power outlet

Various frequencies and region codes can often lead to confusion when planning on staying in a different country especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Jabra Solemate Mini in Solomon Islands. When you are travelling to Solomon Islands this page has useful instructions showing how to supply power to your Jabra Solemate Mini by using the G or I type Solomon Islands 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When visiting Solomon Islands from another country please check your 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 make sure your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged whilst powering 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 Solomon Islands

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Solomon Islands?

You can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Solomon Islands by using the correct power convertor.

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

When you are travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini and visiting more than one country the best travel power adapter for Solomon Islands is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. Solomon Islanders use two different standards of plug sockets (types G and I) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type G.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the plugs over. If your Jabra Solemate Mini is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these types of USB travel chargers along with additional support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack individual travel adapters for your trip or occupying additional wall sockets. By only packing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini at the airport or on a flight. Because of their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

We suggest buying an adaptable travel adapter like this online. The travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Solomon Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate Mini, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Solomon Islands 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 Solomon Islands using 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 and offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Solomon Islands.
What is the best travel charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Solomon Islands?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Solomon Islands power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Solomon Islands power outlet by using type B Micro USB connector with a Type G USB adapter.

  1. To charge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Solomon Islands 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. Start by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it in the Solomon Islands power outlet. The power supply, sometimes known as the Type G power outlet [3], looks like three holes in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains 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 Solomon Islands 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 G power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Solomon Islands power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solomon_Islands - wikipedia web page about Solomon Islands
  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