How to charge the Jabra Solemate from a power outlet in Dominica

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Jabra Solemate with a Dominicand power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type G power charger and how to recharge the Jabra Solemate using a three pinned Type D USB adapter.

Dominicand power outlet

If you are packing for a vacation it is helpful to know if you'll be able to use all your essential electrical devices like mobiles or laptop computers that you'll be bringing with you. However without knowing which power socket is used in Dominica you could bring the wrong charger, thereby leaving you having to buy or borrow a suitable charger when you're there. Varying different combinations of region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in another country, especially if you've never visited before. This guide was specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate when Dominica.If you're visiting Dominica this page contains instructions showing you how to power the Jabra Solemate using their G or D type 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, you'll discover most Dominicansd will normally use Type G sockets in their power outlets. If travelling to Dominica from another country please make sure your Jabra Solemate can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v make sure 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 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 Dominica

Can the Jabra Solemate be used in Dominica?

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

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Dominica?

When you are travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate then the best international travel power adapter for Dominica is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two types of wall outlets in Dominica (types G and D) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type G. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of Jabra Solemate supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers 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 lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones with only a single wall outlet.

For those travelling frequently we recommend searching for this type of versatile power charger online, the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Dominica

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, 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 necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Dominica and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Dominica.
  • 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 America using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Dominica.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Dominica?

Powering the Jabra Solemate with a Dominicand power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

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

  1. In order to power your Jabra Solemate using a Dominicand power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it into the power supply. This wall supply, sometimes called the Type G power outlet [3], looks like three vertical rectangular holes in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one 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 found on the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Dominicand 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 Dominicand power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering the Jabra Solemate with a Dominicand power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pin Type D USB adapter to charge the Jabra Solemate with a Dominicand power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Jabra Solemate from a Dominicand power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it into the Dominicand power outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by 3 circular holes forming a triangular pattern for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B Micro USB connector into the 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 Dominicand 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 Dominicand power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominica - Dominicand country entry on wikipedia.org
  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, estimated cost 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, estimated price under $10.
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  7. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet, priced between $15 to $20.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs under $15.