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

A step-by-step guide showing how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from an Indonesian power outlet with USB Micro type B cord and a three pinned Type G USB adapter, how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a double pin Type C Europlug USB charger and how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a two pinned Type F Schuko power plug

Indonesian power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and sockets can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never been there before. These guidelines have been written to prepare people wanting to charge their Jabra Solemate Mini when they're abroad.When going to Indonesia this page contains instructions showing how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini using their standard types G, C or F Indonesian 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets, please be aware that Type G wall outlets are used by most Indonesians. Power sources will vary from region to region so we recommend reading our Wikiconnections travel power connections page for a complete list of powering devices in different regions and countries. If you are visiting Indonesia from a different country make sure that the Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v ensure the Jabra Solemate Mini is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged 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 Indonesia

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Indonesia?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Indonesia by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Indonesia?

If travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate Mini or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Indonesia is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. There are three types of plug sockets that Indonesians use (G, C and F) and using a travel charger like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by changing the supplied plugs. If your Jabra Solemate Mini can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers, along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger will also allow you to power multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel adapters. Because you are only packing a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single wall outlet.

We suggest buying a flexible power charger similar to this online. The power charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Indonesia

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 those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. 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 international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Indonesia.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Indonesia.
What is the best travel adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Indonesia?

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

A step-by-step guide showing how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from an Indonesian power outlet with USB Micro type B cord and a three pinned Type G USB adapter.

  1. To power the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Indonesian power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it into the power outlet. This power outlet, technically known as the Type G power outlet [3], can be recognised by the three slots with shutters forming a triangular configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable 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 Indonesian 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.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from an Indonesian power outlet

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with an Indonesian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Learn how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini with an Indonesian power outlet with micro USB Type B cable with a Europlug Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to power the Jabra Solemate Mini using an Indonesian 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. Insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Indonesian power outlet. This ungrounded wall supply (sometimes called a Type C power outlet [6] or Europlug) is recognised by the two round holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port is located on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Indonesian 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 an Indonesian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from an Indonesian power outlet

Using Type B USB connector with a Type F power adapter to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini with an Indonesian power outlet.

  1. To power the Jabra Solemate Mini from the Indonesian power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it into the power outlet. This sunken circular plug outlet, sometimes called a Schuko outlet, can be identified by two adjacent holes for live and neutral and thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB micro Type B cable into the power 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 Indonesian 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 F power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from an Indonesian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesia - Indonesia 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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  9. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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