Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Bahrain

Using USB micro type B connector and a Type G USB adapter to power the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Bahraini power outlet.

Bahraini power outlet

Various combinations of standards and plug types can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. This guide has been written to stop people having to worry if they can charge the Jabra Solemate Mini abroad.When you are staying in Bahrain these instructions show charging the Jabra Solemate Mini using the 230 volt 50Hz G Type Bahraini plug outlet, the Bahrainis will use a 13 amp plug for power outlets. When travelling to Bahrain from another region ensure the Jabra Solemate Mini can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v double check the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overloading when powering up.

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 Bahrain

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Bahrain?

Yes, you can connect the Jabra Solemate Mini to a Bahraini power outlet by using a power adaptor.

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

If travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini and visiting more than one country the best travel charger for Bahrain is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied heads. If your model of Jabra Solemate Mini is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters plus additional support for certain power hungry devices. Having a four port adapter means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power chargers on your Bahraini trip. Only packing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage and suitable for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini at the airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers with just a single plug socket.

If you travel to different countries we suggest buying a versatile power charger of this nature online. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Bahrain

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Bahrain 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 America visiting Bahrain using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Bahrain.
What is the best power charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Bahrain?

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

A guide showing how to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Bahraini power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a three pinned Type G power adapter.

  1. In order to power the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Bahraini power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Plug the Type G USB power adapter into the wall supply. This plug supply, sometimes known as a Type G power outlet [3], can be recognised by three rectangular holes containing plastic shutters in a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B Micro USB 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 on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Bahraini 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 during the charging process.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Bahraini power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bahrain - Bahrain 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/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