Charging the Jabra Solemate from a power outlet in Iran

The WikiConnections page showing how to charge your Jabra Solemate with an Iranian power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pin Type C USB charger and how to power the Jabra Solemate using a Type F Schuko power adapter.

Iranian power outlet

Complicated standards and voltages can all be daunting when planning on travelling to another country if you've never visited before. These instructions were specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate when you're abroad.If planning a trip to Iran the following useful instructions show how to power your Jabra Solemate by using their standard F or C type Iranian 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If you are travelling to Iran from a different region please check the Jabra Solemate can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it.

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 Iran

Can you use the Jabra Solemate in Iran?

You can use the Jabra Solemate in Iran.

What is the best travel charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Iran?

If you are travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate the best travel charger for Iran to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Iranians use two different types of power outlets (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads. If your type of Jabra Solemate is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy individual travel chargers on your trip or using up additional power sockets. Only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your Jabra Solemate at an airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel often we suggest searching for this type of flexible travel adapter online; the power adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Iran

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These power adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Iran 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 portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Iran using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Iran.
What is the best travel charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Iran?

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

Instructions on how to recharge your Jabra Solemate with an Iranian power outlet using type B USB Micro connector with a Europlug Type C USB charger.

  1. To charge the Jabra Solemate from the Iranian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the Iranian power outlet. The power supply is recognised by 2 circular holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins go.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB micro cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port can be found to the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Iranian 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 whilst charging.
Powering the Jabra Solemate with an Iranian 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 from an Iranian power outlet

The WikiConnections page showing how to charge your Jabra Solemate with an Iranian power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pin Type F USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to your Jabra Solemate from an Iranian power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. The sunken round plug supply can be recognised by two round holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the live and neutral pins slide into and a pair of metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port can be found to the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Iranian 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 F power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from an Iranian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran - Iranian country Wiki page
  2. http://www.jabra.co.uk/supportpages/jabra-solemate#/#100-97100000-60 - official Jabra Solemate support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  8. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters