Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini when staying in Singapore

Instructions showing you how to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Singapore power outlet with Type B USB cable with a three pinned Type G power charger, charging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a two pin Europlug Type C power charger and how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini using a Type M power adapter

Singapore power outlet

If organizing a trip to Singapore it can be helpful to know if you can power all your indispensable electronics when you're there. By not knowing which power socket is used you may end up either bringing unnecessary adaptors or pack the wrong adaptor, meaning having to buy a suitable charger when you're there that might be incompatible. Complicated standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning on visiting a new country especially if you've never visited before. These instructions have been specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini when you're in travelling to Singapore.When travelling to Singapore the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini using the standard G, C or M type Singapore 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, please be aware Type G plug outlets are normally used by a majority of Singaporeans. When visiting Singapore from another country double check the Jabra Solemate Mini can accept a 240v supply. If the Jabra Solemate Mini was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure that your device 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 overloading 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 Singapore

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Singapore?

You can connect the Jabra Solemate Mini to a Singapore power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

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

When you are travelling with more than your Jabra Solemate Mini and visiting multiple countries the best travel power adapter for Singapore is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Singaporeans use three different standards of plug sockets (types G, C and M) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your Jabra Solemate Mini is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers along with support for more power hungry devices. This will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring seperate power adapters for your trip. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling and on hand for charging your Jabra Solemate Mini at the airport or on the plane. Due to their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend searching for an adaptable power adapter like this online. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Singapore

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Singapore and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Singapore.
  • 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 is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Singapore. [10] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Singapore?

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

Using Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type G USB charger to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Singapore power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini using the Singapore power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the Singapore power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the three vertical slots forming a triangular configuration. The most common sockets found in Singapore are Type G power sockets.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB charger and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port can be found on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Singapore 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.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Singapore power outlet

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

Instructions showing you how to power your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Singapore power outlet with USB Type B cable and a Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Singapore power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Firstly you'll need to plug the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. The power supply, sometimes known as a Europlug or Type C power outlet [6], can be identified by the two holes next to each other for live and neutral pins. Type C plug sockets in Singapore are less commonplace.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power 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. Switch on the Singapore 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 Singapore power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Singapore power outlet

Using micro USB Type B cord and a Type M USB adapter to power the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Singapore power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Jabra Solemate Mini using the Singapore power outlet you'll need a Type M USB power adapter [9] 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 inserting it into the Singapore power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the three large holes in a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground pins. Type M plug sockets in Singapore are less commonplace.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power 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. Switch on the Singapore 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.
How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Singapore power outlet

See also

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  1. Visitsingapore - Visit Singapore
  2. Jabra - official Jabra Solemate Mini support site
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, priced £15-£20.
  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 £5-£10.
  6. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  7. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, priced £5-£10.
  8. iec.ch - Type M power outlet
  9. Type M USB power adapter - South African Type M USB chargers have three large circular pins in a triangular shape with the top earthed pin longer and larger in diameter, costing £5-£10.
  10. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated cost under £15.