Charging a Beats Pill from a power outlet in Tunisia

The WikiConnections guide on how to charge a Beats Pill from a Tunisian power outlet by using Type B USB micro connector with a three pin Europlug Type C power adapter and recharging a Beats Pill using a Type E USB charger.

Tunisian power outlet

If you are packing for a trip it's helpful to know in advance if you'll be able to use any essential devices like mobile phones and laptops that you'll be bringing along. Without knowing which power supply is being used in Tunisia you could pack the wrong adaptor, leaving you having to buy or borrow a potentially overpriced charger on arrival that might be incompatible. Complicated frequencies and standards can all be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge the Beats Pill . When staying in Tunisia the following instructions show how to power the Beats Pill by using the Type E or C Tunisian 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, a majority of Tunisians will typically use Type E power outlets. You'll discover power sockets vary depending on which area you are in therefore we suggest reading the World power supplies page for a full list of countries. When you are visiting Tunisia from another country check the Beats Pill can accept a 240v supply. If the Beats Pill was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure that your device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

The following instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to your Tunisian power outlet. Please note that this page refers 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 you connect Beats Pill 2 speakers to any device 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 Tunisia

Can you use a Beats Pill in Tunisia?

You can connect a Beats Pill to a Tunisian power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel adapter for a Beats Pill in Tunisia?

When you are travelling with more than your Beats Pill the best travel charger for Tunisia is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of wall outlets in Tunisia (E and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by switching the heads over. If your type of Beats Pill can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters and additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate power adapters for your trip. Only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones and using only a single power outlet.

For those travelling frequently we suggest searching for this type of versatile power charger online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Tunisia

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those 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 crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Tunisia using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This gives the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 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 generous 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 Tunisia.
What is the best travel adapter for a Beats Pill in Tunisia?

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

The WikiConnections guide on how to charge a Beats Pill from a Tunisian power outlet by using Type B USB micro connector with a three pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. To supply power to the Beats Pill from a Tunisian power outlet you'll 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 inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the Tunisian power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the two circular holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in jack is found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Tunisian power outlet.
  5. The USB port will flash red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is around around three to four hours and the playback time at full capacity is roughly 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the port will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill with a Tunisian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Beats Pill from a Tunisian power outlet

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge a Beats Pill from a Tunisian power outlet using Type B USB micro cord with a 3 pin Type E USB charger.

  1. To charge your Beats Pill using the Tunisian 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 taking the Type E USB power adapter and inserting it in the Tunisian power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by two large round holes 19mm apart from each other for live and neutral pins with a single metal grounding pin protruding in the top forming a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Micro USB type B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in port can be found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Switch on the Tunisian power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will blink red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is about around 3 to 4 hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full power capacity is roughly seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the socket will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Beats Pill from a Tunisian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunisia - Tunisian Wikipedia web 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