Charging your Beats Pill from a power outlet in Mongolia

Instructions on how to charge your Beats Pill with a Mongolian power outlet with USB Micro Type B connector and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter and charging a Beats Pill using a Type E power adapter.

Mongolian power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to stay in another country if you've never been there before. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to buy in advance to charge the Beats Pill . These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Beats Pill when staying in Mongolia.If planning a trip to Mongolia the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Beats Pill by using their types E or C 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Most power supplies change depending on which region you are travelling to so please read the power supplies and Asia page for a full list of regions and countries. When visiting Mongolia from another country ensure that your Beats Pill can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Beats Pill came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your Beats Pill 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 Mongolian power outlet. 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 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 update tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in Mongolia

Can you use a Beats Pill in Mongolia?

You can use a Beats Pill in Mongolia.

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

When travelling with more than your Beats Pill or visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Mongolia to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Mongolians use two different types of power outlets (E and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied heads. If your Beats Pill supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters, plus additional support for certain power hungry devices.

This will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy multiple power adapters or occupying additional power sockets. Only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your Beats Pill at an airport or on your flight. Because of their versatility these types of adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Mongolia we suggest searching for this type of versatile power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Mongolia

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, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. 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 most popular compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Mongolia using type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs. This gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Mongolia.
What is the best travel adapter for a Beats Pill in Mongolia?

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

Using USB Micro type B cord and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter to power a Beats Pill with a Mongolian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Beats Pill using the Mongolian 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 Mongolian power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the two round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power 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 indicator.
  4. Turn on the Mongolian power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will blink red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is around three and a half hours and the Beats Pill playback time after a complete charge is around seven 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 Mongolian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Beats Pill from a Mongolian power outlet with Type B Micro USB cable and a Type E USB charger.

  1. To charge your Beats Pill using the Mongolian power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it into the wall supply. This recessed round plug outlet, also known as a CEE 7/7 plug, can be identified by the two circular holes 19mm apart from each other where the live and neutral pins slide into with a single metal grounding pin protruding the top forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB 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 rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Switch on the Mongolian power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will flash red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is around 3.5 hours and the battery life at full capacity is around seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the port will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill with a Mongolian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongolia - Wikipedia page about Mongolia
  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