Charging the Beats Pill from a power outlet in Algeria

The WikiConnections page showing how to charge your Beats Pill with an Algerian power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pinned Type C USB charger and how to power a Beats Pill using a 2 pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

Algerian power outlet

Varying complicated region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning on travelling to a foreign country, especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to help assist people wanting to power the Beats Pill when they are abroad.If you're planning a holiday to Algeria the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Beats Pill by using their standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are travelling to Algeria from a different region please check the Beats Pill can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure the device 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.

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to the Algerian 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 firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats firmware updater.

Charging a Beats Pill in Algeria

Can you use a Beats Pill in Algeria?

You can use a Beats Pill in Algeria.

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Beats Pill the best international travel adapter for Algeria is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two standards of wall outlets that Algerians use (F and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your Beats Pill can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices. This will also allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters for your Algerian trip. Only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your Beats Pill at an airport or on your flight. Due to their versatility these types of 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 and phones without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to Algeria we suggest buying this type of versatile power adapter online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Algeria

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Algeria 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 power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Algeria using 3 pin type B 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 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 just 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Algeria.
What is the best power adapter for a Beats Pill in Algeria?

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

The WikiConnections page showing how to charge your Beats Pill with an Algerian power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pinned Type C USB charger.

  1. To charge your Beats Pill using the Algerian 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. Firstly you'll need to plug the Type C USB power adapter in the Algerian power outlet. The power supply is recognised by 2 circular holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB power 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 to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Turn on the Algerian 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 around three to four hours and the playback time after a complete charge is around seven hours. After 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill with an Algerian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from an Algerian power outlet

Using USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Schuko Type F power adapter to power a Beats Pill from an Algerian power outlet.

  1. In order to power your Beats Pill from an Algerian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. The sunken round plug supply can be recognised by two round holes 19 mm next to each other where the live and neutral pins go and a pair of thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter 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 indicator.
  4. Switch on the Algerian 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 around 3 to 4 hours and the playback time at full capacity is roughly 7 hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from an Algerian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algeria - Algeria 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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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