Charging the Beats Pill when planning a trip to Comoros

Using Micro USB type B cord with a Europlug Type C power charger to recharge your Beats Pill with a Comorian power outlet and recharging a Beats Pill using a Type E USB plug.

Comorian power outlet

Varying different standards and plug types can often be daunting when planning to stay in a foreign country, especially if you've never been there before. This guide has been written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Beats Pill when you are abroad.The following guide tells you exactly what you'll need to charge your Beats Pill when you are visiting Comoros by using their standard E or C type Comorian 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If you are visiting Comoros from another country ensure that your Beats Pill can be charged using a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) double check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it. If you intend on staying in a destination such as Moroni read the Comoros Wikipedia page [1] for further information.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to your Comorian power outlet. Please note that these instructions refer to the Beats Pill 2 and not the original Beats Pill first generation, visit the Beats page for the full range of Beats bluetooth speakers. Before connecting Beats Pill 2 speakers to anything we recommend downloading the latest Beats Pill 2 firmware update from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats updater tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in Comoros

Can you use a Beats Pill in Comoros?

You can use a Beats Pill in Comoros by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for a Beats Pill in Comoros?

When you are travelling with more than your Beats Pill or visiting more than one country the best international travel adapter for Comoros to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Comorians use two different types of power outlets (types E and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the included heads. If your Beats Pill can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters this will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers on your Comorian trip or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being suitable for charging your Beats Pill at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving versatility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power charger online; the travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Comoros

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Beats Pill, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, 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 portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Comoros.
  • 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 America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 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 a more flexible 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 Comoros.
What is the best power adapter for a Beats Pill in Comoros?

Powering a Beats Pill with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using micro USB type B cord with a Europlug Type C USB charger to charge your Beats Pill with a Comorian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Beats Pill using the Comorian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the wall outlet by two round holes adjacent to each other.
  3. 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 power in on a Beats Pill. The power in socket can be found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Turn on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The power in port will blink red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is around three and a half hours and the battery life at full power capacity is roughly 7 hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering a Beats Pill with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

A guide showing how to power a Beats Pill from a Comorian power outlet using Type B USB Micro connector and a Type E USB charger.

  1. To charge a Beats Pill from a Comorian power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the power outlet. The circular wall outlet, also known as a Type E power outlet [7] or CEE 7/7 plug, can be identified by the two 4.8mm round holes 19mm adjacent to each other with a metal earth pin protruding in the top in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in port is found at the rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Switch on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is around 3.5 hours and the battery life at full capacity is roughly seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the jack will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comoros - Comoros Wikipedia page
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill - official Beats Pill support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. https://www.beatsbydre.com/uk/support/how-to/power-pill - instructions for charging the Beats Pill
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  6. 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
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters