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

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type G USB adapter to charge the Jabra Solemate from a Grenadian power outlet.

Grenadian power outlet

Complicated region codes and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to help assist travellers wanting to charge their Jabra Solemate when going to Grenada.These instructions shows what you'll need to supply power to your Jabra Solemate when you are travelling to Grenada by using a 230 volt 50Hz G Type power outlet, the Grenadians will use a 13 amp plug for charging. When you are visiting Grenada from a different country double check your Jabra Solemate can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Jabra Solemate came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v double check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering 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 Grenada

Can you use the Jabra Solemate in Grenada?

Yes, you can use the Jabra Solemate in Grenada.

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Grenada to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your Jabra Solemate is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these power chargers, along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. This means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters or using up additional wall sockets. 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 as well as being on hand for charging your Jabra Solemate at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest searching for a versatile travel charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Grenada

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] 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 the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Grenada 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 power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Grenada using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Grenada.
What is the best power charger for the Jabra Solemate in Grenada?

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

Simple instructions showing how to charge the Jabra Solemate with a Grenadian power outlet with Type B Micro USB cord and a three pin Type G USB adapter.

  1. To power your Jabra Solemate from the Grenadian 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 by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the Grenadian power outlet. The power supply, sometimes called a Type G power outlet [3], looks like three vertical rectangular holes in a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the power 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 Grenadian 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 Grenadian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grenada - wikipedia.org entry about Grenada
  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 price 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, 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, priced under $15.