How to charge the Jabra Solemate from a power outlet in Falkland Islands

Using Type B USB connector with a Type G power adapter to charge the Jabra Solemate from a Falkland Islands power outlet.

Falkland Islands power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of frequencies and region codes can often be daunting when planning on staying in another country to the first time traveller. These instructions were written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Jabra Solemate abroad.The following step-by-step guide will show you how to power the Jabra Solemate when you're visiting Falkland Islands by using a 240 volt 50Hz G Type Falkland Islands wall outlet, with the Falkland Islanders using 13 amp plugs for wall outlets. When travelling to Falkland Islands from another country please double check your Jabra Solemate 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 is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged when powering up.

Ensure you have download version 1.34 or greater of the latest Jabra Solemate firmware from the official Jabra Solemate support site [2]. After you have set up the speaker you can turn off the default 'Solemate is connected' announcements by holding down the Volume down button when turning on the Jabra Solemate until you hear 'Sound prompts off'.

Charging the Jabra Solemate in Falkland Islands

Can you use the Jabra Solemate in Falkland Islands?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate in Falkland Islands by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Falkland Islands?

If travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than just your Jabra Solemate the best travel power adapter for Falkland Islands to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the included heads over. If your Jabra Solemate is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these power adapters, along with support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel adapters for your trip. Only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight 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 iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Falkland 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, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 America visiting Falkland Islands using 3 pin type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 at 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Falkland Islands.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Falkland Islands?

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

Instructions showing how to power your Jabra Solemate from a Falkland Islands power outlet by using USB Type B cable and a three pin Type G USB adapter.

  1. To power the Jabra Solemate from the Falkland Islands 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. Begin the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter in the power supply. You can identify the plug outlet by 3 vertical rectangular slots containing shutters forming a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB Type B connector into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port is located to the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Falkland Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery indicator on the Jabra Solemate will glow red when low, yellow when half full and green when fully charged. Typically the battery will take 2.5 hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate whilst charging.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Falkland Islands power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falkland_Islands - Falkland Islands Wikipedia page
  2. http://www.jabra.co.uk/supportpages/jabra-solemate#/#100-97100000-60 - official Jabra Solemate 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. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters