Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini when visiting Brunei

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Bruneian power outlet with type B Micro USB connector and a 3 pin Type G power adapter.

Bruneian power outlet

Differing combinations of region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning on visiting another country for the first time traveller. This guide has been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini when staying abroad.When you're visiting Brunei these instructions show how to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini by using their standard 240 volt 50Hz G Type Bruneian power outlet, with the Bruneians using 13 amp plugs for power outlets. You'll discover power sockets will change depending on which region you are visiting therefore please read the World power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Brunei from a different region please make sure that your Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your Jabra Solemate Mini is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating during charging.

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 Brunei

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Brunei?

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

What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Brunei?

When travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini 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 chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. This means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual travel chargers. Only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of 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 tablets and smartphones with just a single power outlet.

For those travelling to different destinations we recommend buying an adaptable travel charger of this nature online; the travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Brunei

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate Mini, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Brunei and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Brunei.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi has just 2 USB charging ports but offers a more flexible 6 AC outlets. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, B, E, F, G and I making it perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Brunei.
What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Brunei?

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

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

  1. In order to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini 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. Begin the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the three vertical holes forming a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port can be found to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Bruneian 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 Bruneian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brunei - Wikipedia.org web page about Brunei
  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