How to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when staying in Lesotho

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Basotho power outlet by using Type B USB cord and a three pinned Type M USB adapter.

Basotho power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning to visit another country, especially for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what to pick up in advance to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini in Lesotho. These guidelines have been written to assist travellers wanting to charge their Jabra Solemate Mini when they are travelling abroad.This page contains simple instructions which shows exactly how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini when going to Lesotho by using the standard 220 volt 50Hz M Type power outlet. Most power sockets will vary from region to region therefore we suggest that you read our Wiki Connections world power supplies list where you'll find a complete list of powering devices in different destinations. If visiting Lesotho from a different region double check your Jabra Solemate Mini can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure the Jabra Solemate Mini is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overloading when powering up.

Ensure you have version 1.14 or greater of the Jabra Solemate Mini firmware, visit the official Jabra Solemate Mini support site [2] to download the latest version. You can switch off the default 'Connected' and other announcements by holding down the Volume down button when turning on the Jabra Solemate Mini until you hear 'Sound prompts off'.

Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Lesotho

Can the Jabra Solemate Mini be used in Lesotho?

You can connect the Jabra Solemate Mini to a Basotho power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Lesotho?

If travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate Mini then the best international travel power adapter for Lesotho to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your Jabra Solemate Mini supports Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power chargers plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters on your trip to Lesotho. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online, the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Lesotho

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate Mini, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Lesotho 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 compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Lesotho.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs and gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Lesotho.
What is the best travel adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Lesotho?

How to use a Type M power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Basotho power outlet

Using USB type B cable with a Type M power charger to power your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Basotho power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Basotho power outlet you will need to buy a Type M USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type M USB power adapter and plugging it into the Basotho power outlet. The plug outlet (called a Type M power outlet [3]) looks like three large circular holes in a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port can be located to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Basotho power outlet.
  5. The battery indicator on the Jabra Solemate Mini will glow red when low, yellow when half full and green when fully charged. Typically the battery will take 3 hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate Mini whilst you are charging.
How to use a Type M power charger for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Basotho power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lesotho - Lesotho country entry on wikipedia.org
  2. http://www.jabra.co.uk/supportpages/jabra-solemate-mini#/#100-97300000-60 - official Jabra Solemate Mini support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  4. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet, priced at 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, costing 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, between $10 to $15.