Charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in The Republic of the Congo

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Congo power outlet with type B Micro USB cable and a Type E USB charger, recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Europlug Type C USB plug and how to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini using a 3 pin Type D USB plug

Congo power outlet

Varying different frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning to stay in a new country, especially to the first time traveller. These instructions have been specifically written to stop visitors having to worry if they can charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when staying in The Republic of the Congo.When you're travelling to The Republic of the Congo the following useful instructions show how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini by using their standard Type E, C or D 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Most power will differ depending on which region you are visiting so please read the power supplies and Africa page for a full list of countries. When visiting The Republic of the Congo from another region ensure that your Jabra Solemate Mini can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Jabra Solemate Mini was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your Jabra Solemate Mini is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it.

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 The Republic of the Congo

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in The Republic of the Congo?

You can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in The Republic of the Congo.

What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in The Republic of the Congo?

If you are travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate Mini the best travel charger for The Republic of the Congo to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. There are three standards of plug sockets in The Republic of the Congo (E, C and D) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads over. If your type of Jabra Solemate Mini is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using 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 means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate travel chargers for your Congo trip. Only needing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling as well as being suitable for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini at an airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of flexible travel adapter online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for The Republic of the Congo

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate Mini, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both The Republic of the Congo 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 portable option for travellers originating from America going to The Republic of the Congo.
  • 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 only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 most travellers from around the world visiting The Republic of the Congo.
What is the best power adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in The Republic of the Congo?

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Congo power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using USB Micro Type B connector and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter to power your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Congo power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Congo power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Congo power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two round holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port can be located on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Congo 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 during the charging process.
Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Congo power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

The WikiConnections guide on how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Congo power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a Type D USB charger.

  1. To power your Jabra Solemate Mini using the Congo power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by inserting the Type D USB power adapter into the Congo power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the three circular holes in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port is located on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Congo 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 three hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate Mini whilst you are charging.
Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Congo power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Congo power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Congo power outlet with type B Micro USB cable and a Type E USB charger.

  1. To charge the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Congo power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it into the wall supply. This recessed round power outlet, also known as a CEE 7/7 outlet, can be identified by two round holes 19mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral and a single metal grounding pin protruding the top in a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect 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 Mini. The USB charging port is located on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Congo 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 three hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate Mini during the charging process.
Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Congo power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congo,_Republic_of_the - Wikipedia.org entry about The Republic of the Congo
  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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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
  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
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  9. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  10. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters