How to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when staying in Peru

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Peruvian power outlet with micro USB type B connector with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter, how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Type A power plug and charging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Peruvian power outlet

Various frequencies and region codes can often be daunting when planning to stay in a foreign country especially for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini in Peru. This page has been specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini when you're visiting abroad.When visiting Peru the following instructions show charging your Jabra Solemate Mini using their C, A or B type 220 volt 60Hz power outlets, most Peruvians normally use Type C sockets in their plug outlets. If you are travelling to Peru from a different region check that your Jabra Solemate Mini can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop 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 Peru

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Peru?

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

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

If travelling to more than one country the best travel adapter for Peru to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. There are three different standards of wall outlets in Peru (types C, A and B) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices. Having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers. Because you are only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini at an airport or on the flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel chargers can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for this type of versatile travel adapter online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Peru

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Peru and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Peru.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and gives practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Peru.
What is the best power charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Peru?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Peruvian power outlet

Using type B USB cord and a Type A power charger to power your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Peruvian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Peruvian power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type A USB power adapter in the Peruvian power outlet. The plug outlet, technically known as the Type A power outlet [3], is recognised by the two thin slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B micro USB connector into the USB power charger 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. Switch on the Peruvian 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 A power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Peruvian power outlet

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

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Peruvian power outlet with type B USB connector and a Type B power charger.

  1. In order to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Peruvian power outlet you'll need to use a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type B USB power adapter and plugging it into the Peruvian power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 slots with a hole below for the ground pin.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter 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. Turn on the Peruvian 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 Peruvian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Peruvian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Peruvian power outlet with micro USB type B connector with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Peruvian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 adjacent holes where the twin pins slide into.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter 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. Turn on the Peruvian 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 Peruvian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peru - Peru country Wikipedia 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/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  4. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A 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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  7. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  9. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  10. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters