How to charge your Jabra Solemate from a power outlet in Uzbekistan

Using Micro USB type B connector and a Type C Europlug USB adapter to charge your Jabra Solemate from an Uzbekistani power outlet and how to recharge the Jabra Solemate using a three pinned Type I USB adapter.

Uzbekistani power outlet

Complicated combinations of region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. These instructions were written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate when Uzbekistan.If you are travelling to Uzbekistan this page contains instructions showing how to power the Jabra Solemate using their Type I or C Uzbekistani 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Power supplies will vary depending on which country you're taking a trip to therefore please read our Wikiconnections world power connections guide where you'll find a complete list showing regions and countries. If you are visiting Uzbekistan from a different country check that the Jabra Solemate can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Jabra Solemate was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your Jabra Solemate is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overheating 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 Uzbekistan

Can you use the Jabra Solemate in Uzbekistan?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate in Uzbekistan by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Uzbekistan?

When you are travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate then the best travel charger for Uzbekistan is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different types of plug sockets that Uzbekistanis use (types I and C) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Jabra Solemate supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel adapters or using up additional power outlets. By only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile travel adapter online, the power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Uzbekistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Uzbekistan and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Uzbekistan using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Uzbekistan.
What is the best power charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Uzbekistan?

Charging the Jabra Solemate from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using Micro USB type B connector and a Type C Europlug USB adapter to charge your Jabra Solemate from an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Jabra Solemate using the Uzbekistani power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] 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 power outlet. This power outlet (called a Europlug or Type C power outlet [3]) is recognised by the two circular adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in 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. The USB charging port can be located to the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Uzbekistani 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.
Charging the Jabra Solemate from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Powering the Jabra Solemate with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Using Micro USB type B connector and a Type I USB adapter to charge the Jabra Solemate with an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Jabra Solemate using an Uzbekistani power outlet you will need to buy a Type I USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type I USB power adapter and plugging it in the Uzbekistani power outlet. The power supply, sometimes called the Type I power outlet [6], can be identified by 3 slots for the live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B USB Micro cord into the USB adapter 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 Uzbekistani 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 an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan Wikipedia 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/typeI.htm - Type I power outlet
  7. Type I USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type I 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