Charging the Jabra Solemate from a power outlet in Brunei

How to connect a Bruneian power outlet to the Jabra Solemate

Bruneian power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country, especially to the first time traveller. When you are visiting Brunei this page has instructions showing you charging the Jabra Solemate by using a 240 volt 50Hz Type G wall outlet, the Bruneians will use a 13 amp plug for power outlets. You will discover that power sockets change depending on which country you are travelling to so please read the power supplies and Asia page for a full list of countries. When travelling to Brunei from a different country please make sure that your Jabra Solemate can be charged using a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) double check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging 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 Brunei

Can you use the Jabra Solemate in Brunei?

You can use the Jabra Solemate in Brunei.

What is the best travel charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Brunei?

If you are travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate the best international travel adapter for Brunei is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Jabra Solemate supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these USB power adapters, plus additional support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters or occupying additional wall sockets. Because you are only needing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage and on hand for recharging your Jabra Solemate at the airport or on your flight. Due to their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel often we suggest searching for a multipurpose travel charger of this nature online; the travel charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Brunei

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Brunei 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 power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Brunei using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 Brunei.
What is the best travel charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Brunei?

Charging the Jabra Solemate from a Bruneian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type G USB charger to charge your Jabra Solemate with a Bruneian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Jabra Solemate using the Bruneian power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it in the Bruneian power outlet. This plug supply (technically called the Type G power outlet [3]) looks like 3 vertical holes with shutters in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power charger 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 Bruneian 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 Bruneian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brunei - Bruneian country page on Wikipedia
  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. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters