Charging your Jabra Solemate from a power outlet in Montenegro

Learn how to power the Jabra Solemate from a Montenegrin power outlet using USB micro type B connector and a Type C Europlug power charger and how to power the Jabra Solemate using a Type F Schuko power plug.

Montenegrin power outlet

Complicated standards and plug types can often be daunting when planning to travel to a new country if you've never visited before. These instructions have been written to prevent visitors worrying if they'll be able to power their Jabra Solemate when they're going abroad.When you are visiting Montenegro the following useful instructions show how to power the Jabra Solemate by using their types F or C 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When travelling to Montenegro from a different region ensure that your Jabra Solemate can accept 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 (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating during charging.

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 Montenegro

Can you use the Jabra Solemate in Montenegro?

You can connect the Jabra Solemate to a Montenegrin power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate in Montenegro?

If you are travelling to multiple countries or bringing more than just your Jabra Solemate then the best international travel adapter for Montenegro is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different types of wall outlets in Montenegro (F and C) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied heads. If your Jabra Solemate is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters along with additional support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other chargers this will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage and suitable for charging your Jabra Solemate at the airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used when you return home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel adapter at an electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Montenegro

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting 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 for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Montenegro 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 most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Montenegro.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Montenegro.
What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate in Montenegro?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate from a Montenegrin power outlet

Learn how to power the Jabra Solemate from a Montenegrin power outlet using USB micro type B connector and a Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. To charge the Jabra Solemate using the Montenegrin power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Plug the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. The wall outlet, sometimes called the Europlug or Type C power outlet [3], can be recognised by the 2 circular adjacent holes for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB 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 Montenegrin 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 Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate from a Montenegrin power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate from a Montenegrin power outlet

Learn how to power the Jabra Solemate from a Montenegrin power outlet using USB micro type B connector and a Type F Schuko power charger.

  1. In order to supply power to your Jabra Solemate from a Montenegrin power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it in the Montenegrin power outlet. This circular power supply, sometimes called a Schuko plug, can be identified by two large holes 19 mm next to each other and two metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB 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 Montenegrin 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 Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate from a Montenegrin power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montenegro - Montenegrin 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters