How to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Cambodia

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Cambodian power outlet by using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type A USB adapter, how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a three pinned Type G USB adapter and charging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB charger

Cambodian power outlet

Various voltages and sockets can all be confusing when planning to travel to a different country to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini in Cambodia. This guide has been specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when Cambodia.This guide shows how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when staying in Cambodia by using the standard Type G, A or C 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. If travelling to Cambodia from another country please ensure the Jabra Solemate Mini can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that your Jabra Solemate Mini is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from over-heating when powering up. If you plan to visit a Cambodian destination like Phnom Penh we suggest referring to the Cambodian Wikipedia page [1] for more indepth details prior to travelling to the area.

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 Cambodia

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Cambodia?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Cambodia.

What is the best travel charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Cambodia?

If travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate Mini and visiting more than one country the best travel charger for Cambodia is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. Cambodians use three different standards of wall outlets (G, A and C) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for both types A, C and G.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of Jabra Solemate Mini supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices. Having a 4 port adapter means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters. Because you are only packing a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini at the airport or on the plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel on a regular basis we suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online, the power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Cambodia

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international 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 Cambodia using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi has just 2 USB charging ports but offers 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 Cambodia.
What is the best travel charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Cambodia?

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

Using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Cambodian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Cambodian 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 the process by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it into the power supply. You can recognise this wall supply by 3 rectangular holes with plastic shutters forming a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port can be located to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Cambodian 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 three hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate Mini during the charging process.
Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Cambodian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Cambodian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Cambodian power outlet by using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type A USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Cambodian power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type A USB power adapter and plugging it into the Cambodian power outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by 2 slots adjacent to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go. Please note that power cords used with type A plugs which are rated at only 125 volts shouldn't be used in Cambodia so please check first.
  3. Then connect 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 Mini. The USB charging port can be found on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Cambodian 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 three hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate Mini during the charging process.
Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Cambodian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Cambodian power outlet

Using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger to power your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Cambodian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Cambodian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by the 2 adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B Micro USB connector into the power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port can be located to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Cambodian 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 whilst you are charging.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Cambodian power outlet

See also

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