Charging your Jabra Solemate from a power outlet in Liberia

The Wiki Connections page showing how to recharge the Jabra Solemate from a Liberian power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pinned Type C USB charger, recharging the Jabra Solemate using a 2 pin Type A power charger and powering the Jabra Solemate using a 3 pin Type B power adapter

Liberian power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country, especially to the first time traveller. These instructions were specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate abroad.The following instructions will show exactly what you'll need to power your Jabra Solemate when travelling to Liberia using the types B, A,C, E or F 240 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If you are travelling to Liberia 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) ensure that your Jabra Solemate is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overloading whilst powering it 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 Liberia

Can the Jabra Solemate be used in Liberia?

Yes, you can connect the Jabra Solemate to a Liberian power outlet.

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

When travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Jabra Solemate then the best travel power adapter for Liberia is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [13]. Liberians use five different types of power outlets (B, A,C, E and F) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types A and C.

As 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 model of Jabra Solemate is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of power adapters along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. This will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to buy individual power adapters. Only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your Jabra Solemate at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at 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.

We suggest searching for a flexible travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [13] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Liberia

The 4 port USB travel charger [13] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Liberia 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 most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Liberia using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico 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.
  • 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Liberia.
What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate in Liberia?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Liberian power outlet

Using USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type A power adapter to recharge your Jabra Solemate with a Liberian power outlet.

  1. In order to power your Jabra Solemate from a Liberian power outlet you'll need a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by plugging the Type A USB power adapter into the power supply. This ungrounded plug supply (technically called the Type A power outlet [3]) can be recognised by 2 thin slots next to each other for live and neutral blades.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port can be located on the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Liberian 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 A power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Liberian power outlet

Powering the Jabra Solemate with a Liberian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using USB Type B cord with a 3 pin Type B power adapter to power the Jabra Solemate with a Liberian power outlet.

  1. To charge your Jabra Solemate using the Liberian power outlet you will need to use a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type B USB power adapter and plugging it in the Liberian power outlet. This plug supply (sometimes called the Type B power outlet [6]) is identified by 2 thin slots for live and neutral blades with a single semicircular shaped hole below for the earth pin.
  3. Connect one end of the USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate. The USB charging port can be located on the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Liberian 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 a Liberian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

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

Learn how to recharge the Jabra Solemate from a Liberian power outlet with USB Type B cord with a three pin Type C USB charger.

  1. If you want to power the Jabra Solemate using the Liberian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the Liberian power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two round adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins slide into.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains USB charger 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. Turn on the Liberian 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 Liberian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Liberian power outlet

Learn how to recharge the Jabra Solemate from a Liberian power outlet with USB Type B cord with a three pin Type E power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Jabra Solemate using a Liberian power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [11] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Insert the Type E USB power adapter into the Liberian power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two large holes 19mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral with a single metal earth pin protruding in the top to form a triangle pattern.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into 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 Liberian 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 E power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Liberian power outlet

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Liberian power outlet

Learn how to recharge the Jabra Solemate from a Liberian power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pin Type F USB charger.

  1. In order to power your Jabra Solemate from a Liberian power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [11] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two large round adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins go along with two metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB 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 Liberian 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 a Liberian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberia - wikipedia.org web page about Liberia
  2. http://www.jabra.co.uk/supportpages/jabra-solemate#/#100-97100000-60 - official Jabra Solemate support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  4. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet, around $10.
  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, between $5 to $10.
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  7. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet, priced under $25.
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  9. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, estimated price between $10 to $15.
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  11. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet, priced at between $10 to $15.
  12. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  13. 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.