Charging the Jabra Solemate from a power outlet in Togo

Using USB Type B connector and a Europlug Type C USB charger to power the Jabra Solemate with a Togolese power outlet.

Togolese power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of voltages and region codes can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. This page has been written to stop visitors worrying if they'll be able to power their Jabra Solemate when they are staying in Togo.This page has useful instructions telling you what you'll need to power the Jabra Solemate when you're travelling to Togo using their standard 220 volt 50Hz Type C wall outlet, with the Togolese using Europlugs for power outlets. Power sockets vary depending on which country you are in therefore we suggest reading the travel power supplies page for a full list of countries. When you are visiting Togo from another country please check the Jabra Solemate can be charged using a 240v supply. If the Jabra Solemate was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure that your device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from overheating when powering up. If you intend on staying at a Togolese city such as Lomé refer to the Togolese Wikipedia web page [1] for further details.

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 Togo

Can you use the Jabra Solemate in Togo?

You can connect the Jabra Solemate to a Togolese power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Togo?

If travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Togo is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by switching the heads over. If your type of Jabra Solemate can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters and additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate power adapters for your trip. Only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets and using only a single power outlet.

For those travelling frequently we suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Togo

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 visiting Togo using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This gives the same set of features as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a generous 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Togo.
What is the best power adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Togo?

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

Learn how to charge your Jabra Solemate from a Togolese power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cable with a three pinned Type C power adapter.

  1. In order to power the Jabra Solemate from the Togolese 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. Firstly you'll need to plug the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. The power supply can be recognised by 2 round adjacent holes next to each other where the pins go.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB 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. Turn on the Togolese 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 C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate from a Togolese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Togo - Togolese Wikipedia web 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, 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, under $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.