How to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in The United Arab Emirates

A step by step guide showing you how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a United Arab Emirates power outlet with type B Micro USB cord with a 3 pinned Type D power charger, how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a three pinned Type G USB charger and how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a double pin Type C Europlug USB plug

United Arab Emirates power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can often be confusing when planning on visiting another country especially if you've never visited before. These instructions were written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini abroad.If going to The United Arab Emirates this page has instructions showing how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini using their standard types G, C or D United Arab Emirates 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets, Type G power outlets will be typically used by a majority of Emiratis. If travelling to The United Arab Emirates from another country check your Jabra Solemate Mini can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Jabra Solemate Mini was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the Jabra Solemate Mini is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged during charging. If you plan on taking a trip to tourist destinations such as Dubai please refer to the The United Arab Emirates Wikipedia web page [1] for more details prior to the location.

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 The United Arab Emirates

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in The United Arab Emirates?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in The United Arab Emirates by using a power convertor.

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

If travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini or visiting multiple countries the best travel adapter for The United Arab Emirates to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. There are three standards of power outlets that Emiratis use (types G, C and D) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the plugs. If your model of Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these USB travel adapters plus compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel adapters for your United Arab Emirates trip. Because you are only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage and suitable for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini at an airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

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 recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting The United Arab Emirates using type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs. This offers the same functionality as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting The United Arab Emirates.
What is the best travel adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in The United Arab Emirates?

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

Instructions showing how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini from a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using Type B USB cable with a Type G power adapter.

  1. In order to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini using a United Arab Emirates power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter into the United Arab Emirates power outlet. This wall supply, technically known as the Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 holes containing plastic shutters in a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB micro Type B cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port is located to the bottom 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 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.
Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

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

A step by step guide showing you how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a United Arab Emirates power outlet with type B USB Micro cord and a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini using the United Arab Emirates 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. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. The plug outlet is recognised by the two round adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B Micro USB cord into the bottom of the mains USB 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 United Arab Emirates 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 United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

A step by step guide showing you how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a United Arab Emirates power outlet with type B Micro USB cord with a 3 pinned Type D power charger.

  1. To supply power to your Jabra Solemate Mini from the United Arab Emirates power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. First plug the Type D USB power adapter into the United Arab Emirates power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by three round holes forming a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the micro USB Type B cable into 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. Turn on the United Arab Emirates 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 Type D power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Arab_Emirates - The United Arab Emirates Wikipedia web 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/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