How to charge your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Angola

A step-by-step guide showing how to recharge your Beats Pill 2 from an Angolan power outlet using type B Micro USB cord and a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

Angolan power outlet

Various region codes and plugs can all cause confusion when planning on visiting a different country for the first time traveller. This guide has been written to assist visitors wanting to charge their Beats Pill 2 abroad.This page contains simple instructions showing exactly how to charge your Beats Pill 2 when you're visiting Angola by using the standard 220 volt 50Hz C Type power outlet, with the Angolans using a Europlug for charging. You will discover power sockets change regionally so please read the power supplies list for a complete list of countries. If travelling to Angola from a different region check your Beats Pill 2 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the Beats Pill 2 is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged during charging.

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

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Angola

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in Angola?

You can connect a Beats Pill 2 to an Angolan power outlet.

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

When travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Angola is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs over. If your model of Beats Pill 2 supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter will allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power adapters or using up additional wall outlets. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel adapter online. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Angola

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Beats Pill 2, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Angola and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 compact power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Angola.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half the 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Angola.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Angola?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from an Angolan power outlet

A step-by-step guide showing how to recharge your Beats Pill 2 from an Angolan power outlet using type B Micro USB cord and a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Beats Pill 2 from an Angolan power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the Angolan power outlet. The power supply (sometimes called a Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is recognised by the two round holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB micro Type B connector into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in socket is found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the Angolan power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will flash red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about between three to four hours and the battery life after a complete charge is roughly 7 hours. After 20% battery life the port will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from an Angolan power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angola - wikipedia.org page about Angola
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters