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

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge the Jabra Solemate with a Djiboutian power outlet by using Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger and charging the Jabra Solemate using a Type E power plug.

Djiboutian power outlet

Different combinations of voltages and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country to the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Jabra Solemate abroad.This page contains a step by step guide showing you exactly how to power the Jabra Solemate when you are visiting Djibouti by using their E or C type 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power sources differ depending on which area you visiting therefore please read the Wiki Connections world power connections list where you'll find a complete list showing regions and countries. When you are visiting Djibouti from a different country check that the Jabra Solemate can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check the Jabra Solemate is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating when powering 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 Djibouti

Can you use the Jabra Solemate in Djibouti?

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

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

When you are travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate the best travel charger for Djibouti to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two types of plug sockets that Djiboutians use (types E and C) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the plugs over. If your model of Jabra Solemate can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power chargers, along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Having a four port charger will allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy seperate power chargers on your trip to Djibouti. Only needing to pack a single international travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage as well as being on hand for charging your Jabra Solemate at the airport or on the plane. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest searching for a multipurpose power charger similar to this 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 Djibouti

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, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. 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 power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Djibouti.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Djibouti.
What is the best power charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Djibouti?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Djiboutian power outlet

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge the Jabra Solemate with a Djiboutian power outlet by using Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to power the Jabra Solemate from the Djiboutian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the Djiboutian power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 2 round holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB 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 Djiboutian 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.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Djiboutian power outlet

Powering the Jabra Solemate with a Djiboutian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge the Jabra Solemate with a Djiboutian power outlet by using Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type E USB charger.

  1. In order to charge your Jabra Solemate using a Djiboutian power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it in the Djiboutian power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by two round holes 19mm adjacent to each other and one metal grounding pin protruding from the top forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB Micro type B connector into the power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port is located on the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Djiboutian 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 Djiboutian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Djibouti - Djiboutian 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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  7. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E 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