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

Learn how to power your Jabra Solemate from a Gambian power outlet with Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter.

Gambian power outlet

Various voltages and sockets can all be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. The following useful guide shows what you'll need to charge the Jabra Solemate when travelling to Gambia by using a 230 volt 50Hz G Type power outlet, the Gambians will use 13 amp plugs for power outlets. When visiting Gambia from another country please ensure that the Jabra Solemate can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the Jabra Solemate is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overloading 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 Gambia

Can you use the Jabra Solemate in Gambia?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate in Gambia.

What is the best power charger for the Jabra Solemate in Gambia?

If you are travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Gambia to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Jabra Solemate can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters plus support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel chargers or using up additional power outlets. By only packing a single travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for charging your Jabra Solemate at an airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend buying this type of flexible power charger online. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Gambia

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to 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 both Gambia and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Gambia.
  • 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 North 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Gambia.
What is the best power charger for the Jabra Solemate in Gambia?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Gambian power outlet

Instructions on how to recharge your Jabra Solemate from a Gambian power outlet with Type B USB cord and a three pinned Type G USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to your Jabra Solemate from the Gambian power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the Gambian power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 3 slots with plastic shutters forming a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the mains USB 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 Gambian 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 G power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Gambian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gambia - Gambia 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/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply, between $10 to $15.
  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, priced between $5 to $10.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $10 to $15.