Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini when staying in Falkland Islands

A step by step guide showing how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Falkland Islands power outlet with Type B Micro USB cable with a three pinned Type G power charger.

Falkland Islands power outlet

Various combinations of standards and plug types can all be daunting when planning on staying in a different country, especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini . These guidelines have been written to stop people having to worry if they can charge their Jabra Solemate Mini when visiting abroad.This page has useful instructions telling you what you'll need to power the Jabra Solemate Mini when you're travelling to Falkland Islands by using their standard 240 volt 50Hz Type G power outlet, with the Falkland Islanders using a 13 amp plug for wall outlets. When travelling to Falkland Islands from a different region ensure that the Jabra Solemate Mini can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your Jabra Solemate Mini is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from overheating during charging. If you plan to visit a city like Stanley read the Wikipedia.org entry about Falkland Islands [1] for further 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 Falkland Islands

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Falkland Islands?

You can connect the Jabra Solemate Mini to a Falkland Islands power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

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

When you are travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate Mini the best travel charger for Falkland Islands is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the included heads. If your type of Jabra Solemate Mini supports Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these travel adapters and additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters this will allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring individual power adapters on your Falkland Islands trip or using up additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini at the airport or on a flight. Due to their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend searching for an adaptable power adapter like this online. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Falkland Islands

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, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, 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 most popular portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Falkland Islands.
  • 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 is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Falkland Islands.
What is the best travel charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Falkland Islands?

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Falkland Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

A step by step guide showing how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Falkland Islands power outlet with Type B Micro USB cable with a three pinned Type G power charger.

  1. To power the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Falkland Islands power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can recognise the wall supply by the 3 vertical rectangular slots in a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Type B connector into the bottom of 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 on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Falkland 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 3 hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate Mini whilst you are charging.
Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Falkland Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falkland_Islands - Wikipedia.org entry about Falkland 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