Charging your Jabra Solemate from a power outlet in Miquelon

How to connect a Miquelonnais power outlet to the Jabra Solemate

Miquelonnais power outlet

Varying different voltages and plugs can often be daunting when planning to stay in a new country, especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to power your Jabra Solemate . This page was specifically written to prepare travellers wanting to power their Jabra Solemate abroad.This page has useful instructions telling you how to charge your Jabra Solemate when staying in Miquelon using a standard 230 volt 50Hz E Type Miquelonnais power outlet, with the Miquelonnais using a CEE 7/5 French socket for wall outlets. When travelling to Miquelon from a different country please make sure your 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 110 volts double check your Jabra Solemate is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from overheating during charging.

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 Miquelon

Can you use the Jabra Solemate in Miquelon?

You can use the Jabra Solemate in Miquelon.

What is the best power charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Miquelon?

If you are travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate then the best travel charger for Miquelon to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your Jabra Solemate can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel chargers along with compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers on your trip. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your Jabra Solemate at an airport or on your flight. Due to their versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

We recommend searching for a multipurpose travel charger of this nature online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Miquelon

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful 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 Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Miquelon.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 is a cheaper alternative to 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 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 Miquelon.
What is the best power charger for recharging the Jabra Solemate in Miquelon?

Powering the Jabra Solemate with a Miquelonnais power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Learn how to recharge the Jabra Solemate from a Miquelonnais power outlet with type B Micro USB cable and a Type E USB charger.

  1. If you want to power the Jabra Solemate using the Miquelonnais power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by inserting the Type E USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the power supply by the two large round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral along with one long metal grounding pin protruding in the top in a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in one 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 is located on the right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Miquelonnais 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 Miquelonnais power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Pierre_and_Miquelon - Miquelonnais 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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  4. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet, estimated cost 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under $15.