How to charge the Jabra Solemate when staying in Bangladesh

A step by step guide showing you how to charge the Jabra Solemate with a Bangladeshi power outlet by using USB Micro Type B connector and a Europlug Type C power charger, charging the Jabra Solemate using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter and how to recharge the Jabra Solemate using a Type D power plug

Bangladeshi power outlet

Different combinations of voltages and sockets can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country, especially for the first time traveller. This page has been specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate when you are travelling abroad.This guide shows what you'll need to supply power to your Jabra Solemate when you're travelling to Bangladesh by using the standard types G, C, D or K Bangladeshi 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling anywhere you'll find that most power sockets vary from region to region therefore we suggest that you read our Wikiconnections travel power sockets guide where you'll find a complete list of powering devices in different regions. If travelling to Bangladesh from another country please ensure that the Jabra Solemate can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Jabra Solemate originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure the Jabra Solemate is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overloading 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 Bangladesh

Can the Jabra Solemate be used in Bangladesh?

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

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

When you are travelling to more than one country the best travel charger for Bangladesh is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are four types of wall outlets that Bangladeshis use (types G, C, D and K) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G.

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 included heads over. If your Jabra Solemate supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers plus support for certain power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters on your trip to Bangladesh or occupying additional power outlets. Only packing a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Due to their flexibility 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 regularly we suggest buying an adaptable power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Bangladesh

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Bangladesh 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 Bangladesh.
  • 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 set of features as the BESTEK with just 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 Bangladesh.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Bangladesh?

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

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge the Jabra Solemate with a Bangladeshi power outlet by using type B USB cord and a Type G power charger.

  1. In order to charge the Jabra Solemate from the Bangladeshi power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This wall supply, sometimes called a Type G power outlet [3], can be recognised by the three vertical rectangular holes with plastic shutters forming a triangular pattern for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port is located on the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Bangladeshi 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 Bangladeshi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Bangladeshi power outlet

A step by step guide showing you how to charge the Jabra Solemate with a Bangladeshi power outlet by using USB Micro Type B connector and a Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. To power your Jabra Solemate using a Bangladeshi power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the Bangladeshi power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 round holes next to each other where the twin plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port can be found on the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Bangladeshi 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.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Bangladeshi power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Bangladeshi power outlet

Using USB Micro Type B connector with a Type D power charger to recharge your Jabra Solemate from a Bangladeshi power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the Jabra Solemate using a Bangladeshi power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type D USB power adapter into the Bangladeshi power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 3 holes in a triangle configuration.
  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. The USB charging port can be located to the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Bangladeshi 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 D power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Bangladeshi power outlet

How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Bangladeshi power outlet

Using type B USB cord and a Type K power charger to power your Jabra Solemate from a Bangladeshi power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Jabra Solemate using the Bangladeshi power outlet you'll need to buy a Type K USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type K USB power adapter and plugging it into the Bangladeshi power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 3 holes in an upside-down triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port can be found on the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Bangladeshi 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.
How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Bangladeshi power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladesh - wikipedia.org page about Bangladesh
  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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  7. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  9. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  11. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters