How to charge the Jabra Solemate when staying in The United Arab Emirates

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Jabra Solemate from a United Arab Emirates power outlet with USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter, how to recharge the Jabra Solemate using a Type C power plug and charging the Jabra Solemate using a 3 pinned Type D USB charger

United Arab Emirates power outlet

Complicated voltages and sockets can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country, especially for the first time traveller. This guide has been specifically written to help prepare people wanting to charge the Jabra Solemate when going to The United Arab Emirates.This page contains a useful guide demonstrating what you'll need to supply power to your Jabra Solemate when you're visiting The United Arab Emirates by using the standard types G, C or D United Arab Emirates 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets, Type G power outlets are used by most Emirians. Most power sockets will vary regionally so please read our Wiki Connections travel power sockets guide where you'll find a complete list of countries. If travelling to The United Arab Emirates from another country please make sure your Jabra Solemate can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it 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 The United Arab Emirates

Can the Jabra Solemate be used in The United Arab Emirates?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate in The United Arab Emirates.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate in The United Arab Emirates?

When you are travelling to multiple countries or bringing along more than just your Jabra Solemate the best travel charger for The United Arab Emirates is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. There are three types of plug sockets that Emirians use (types G, C and D) 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 it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your Jabra Solemate is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual travel adapters on your trip to The United Arab Emirates or occupying additional power outlets. By only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being on hand for charging your Jabra Solemate at an airport or on the flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

Alternative travel adapter for The United Arab Emirates

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world 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 converters 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 which cover both The United Arab Emirates 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 The United Arab Emirates.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This offers almost 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 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 most travellers from around the world visiting The United Arab Emirates.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate in The United Arab Emirates?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Jabra Solemate from a United Arab Emirates power outlet with USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter.

  1. To power your Jabra Solemate from the United Arab Emirates 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. Start 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 containing shutters 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 is located to the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the United Arab Emirates 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 G power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

Powering the Jabra Solemate with a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using micro USB Type B cable with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your Jabra Solemate from a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Jabra Solemate from the United Arab Emirates power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the United Arab Emirates power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 holes next to each other where the two pins slide into.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B micro USB cord 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 United Arab Emirates 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 United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering the Jabra Solemate with a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Learn how to recharge your Jabra Solemate with a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using USB Micro Type B connector with a Type D power charger.

  1. In order to charge the Jabra Solemate from the United Arab Emirates power outlet you will need to buy 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 in the United Arab Emirates power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 3 holes in a triangle shape for live, neutral and ground.
  3. 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 United Arab Emirates 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 United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Arab_Emirates - wikipedia.org page about The United Arab Emirates
  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. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters