Charging your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in The Sudan

Instructions showing how to power a Beats Pill 2 from a Sudanese power outlet using Micro USB type B cord with a three pin Type C USB adapter and charging a Beats Pill 2 using a three pin Type D power charger.

Sudanese power outlet

Varying complicated standards and sockets can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country especially for the first time traveller. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Beats Pill 2 when staying in The Sudan.This step by step guide shows you exactly what you'll need to charge the Beats Pill 2 when you're travelling to The Sudan using the Type D or C Sudanese 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to The Sudan from a different country please ensure your Beats Pill 2 can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Beats Pill 2 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure your Beats Pill 2 is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from over-heating when charging it.

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the Sudanese power outlet. Note that these instructions refer to the Beats Pill 2.0 and not the original Beats Pill first generation, visit the Beats page on WikiConnections.org for the full range of Beats bluetooth speakers. Before you connect Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to any device we recommend downloading the latest Beats firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats updater tool.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in The Sudan

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in The Sudan?

Yes, you can connect a Beats Pill 2 to a Sudanese power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in The Sudan?

If you are travelling to multiple countries then the best travel power adapter for The Sudan is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Sudanese use two different standards of plug sockets (types D and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 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 Beats Pill 2 can support Fast Charge (note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters, plus additional support for more power hungry devices.

This will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power chargers on your trip. By only packing a single USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel charger online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for The Sudan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Beats Pill 2, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting The Sudan using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This offers the same set of features as 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 a 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting The Sudan.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in The Sudan?

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

Instructions showing how to power a Beats Pill 2 from a Sudanese power outlet using Micro USB type B cord with a three pin Type C USB adapter.

  1. To power the Beats Pill 2 using the Sudanese power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Sudanese power outlet. You can identify this plug supply by the 2 circular holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins go.
  3. Connect the USB end of the micro USB Type B connector into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in socket can be found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Switch on the Sudanese power outlet.
  5. The USB port will flash red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is about three and a half hours and the battery life at full power capacity is roughly seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the port will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Sudanese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Sudanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

A guide showing you how to power a Beats Pill 2 with a Sudanese power outlet using USB micro type B cord with a three pin Type D power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 using a Sudanese power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly insert the Type D USB power adapter in the Sudanese power outlet. The wall outlet (known as the Type D power outlet [7]) looks like 3 circular holes forming a triangle pattern for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Micro type B connector into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port can be found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Sudanese power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will blink red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is about between three to four hours and the battery life at full power capacity is roughly 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the jack will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Sudanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudan - Wikipedia.org entry about The Sudan
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - 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 - charging instructions for the Beats Pill 2
  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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D 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