Charging the Jabra Solemate when visiting Uruguay

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Jabra Solemate from a Uruguayan power outlet by using type B USB cable with a three pin Type F Schuko power charger, charging the Jabra Solemate using a Type C Europlug USB plug and how to charge the Jabra Solemate using a Type L power charger

Uruguayan power outlet

Various standards and voltages can often cause confusion when planning to visit another country, especially if you've never visited before. If you're travelling to Uruguay the following instructions show how to power the Jabra Solemate using the standard Type F, C, I or L 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, most Uruguayans will normally use Type F wall outlets. Power sources will vary depending on which country you visiting therefore we recommend reading the WikiConnections global power supplies list where you'll find a full list showing powering devices in different regions and countries. When you are visiting Uruguay from a different region please make sure your Jabra Solemate can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure that your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged whilst powering it.

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 Uruguay

Can you use the Jabra Solemate in Uruguay?

Yes, you can connect the Jabra Solemate to a Uruguayan power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for the Jabra Solemate in Uruguay?

If you are travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate the best travel power adapter for Uruguay is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. There are four types of power outlets in Uruguay (types F, C, I and L) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your type of Jabra Solemate supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB travel adapters and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack multiple travel chargers or using up additional power outlets. Because you are only needing to bring a single travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Uruguay

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Uruguay and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 visiting Uruguay.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 Uruguay.
What is the best travel adapter for the Jabra Solemate in Uruguay?

Charging the Jabra Solemate from a Uruguayan power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using type B USB cable with a three pin Type C Europlug power charger to recharge the Jabra Solemate from a Uruguayan power outlet.

  1. In order to power the Jabra Solemate using the Uruguayan power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can identify the plug supply by two round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port can be found to the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Uruguayan 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 during the charging process.
Charging the Jabra Solemate from a Uruguayan power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Charging the Jabra Solemate from a Uruguayan power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Jabra Solemate from a Uruguayan power outlet by using type B USB cable with a three pin Type F Schuko power charger.

  1. To power the Jabra Solemate from a Uruguayan power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. First plug in the Type F USB power adapter into the Uruguayan power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by two 4.8mm circular holes 19 mm next to each other along with two thin grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB micro Type B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port can be located on the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Uruguayan 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.
Charging the Jabra Solemate from a Uruguayan power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Powering the Jabra Solemate with a Uruguayan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type L USB adapter

Using USB micro Type B cable and a three pin Type L USB charger to recharge the Jabra Solemate with a Uruguayan power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Jabra Solemate from the Uruguayan power outlet you will need a Type L USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type L USB power adapter into the power outlet. The squashed hexagon shaped wall outlet (sometimes known as a Type L power outlet [8]) can be recognised by the 3 circular adjecent holes in a line for live, neutral and ground pins. Please note there are two variations of Type L plug outlet rated at 10 and 16 amps. A 10 amp power outlet has 4mm pins that are spaced 5.5mm apart and the 16 amp version has slightly larger 5mm round pins spaced 8mm apart.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter 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 Uruguayan 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 during the charging process.
Powering the Jabra Solemate with a Uruguayan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type L USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uruguay - Uruguay country Wiki page
  2. http://www.jabra.co.uk/supportpages/jabra-solemate#/#100-97100000-60 - official Jabra Solemate support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C 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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeL.htm - Type L power outlet
  9. Type L USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type L 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