How to charge your Beats Pill from a power outlet in Pakistan

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Beats Pill from a Pakistani power outlet using USB Micro type B connector and a three pin Type G USB adapter, how to charge a Beats Pill using a double pin Type C Europlug USB charger and how to charge a Beats Pill using a three pin Type D USB adapter

Pakistani power outlet

Various region codes and plugs can all cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your Beats Pill in Pakistan. These instructions were written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Beats Pill when you're going abroad.The following step-by-step guide will show you what you'll need to power the Beats Pill when travelling to Pakistan by using the G, C, D or M type 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If travelling to Pakistan from another country please check that your Beats Pill can be used with a 240v supply. If the Beats Pill originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check that your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overloading when charging it.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to the Pakistani power outlet. 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 you connect 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 Update tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in Pakistan

Can the Beats Pill be used in Pakistan?

You can connect a Beats Pill to a Pakistani power outlet.

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

When travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Pakistan to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [13]. Pakistanis use four different types of plug sockets (G, C, D and M) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your type of Beats Pill can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack seperate power adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling and suitable for recharging your Beats Pill at an airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a flexible power charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [13] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Pakistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [13] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Pakistan and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK 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 Pakistan using type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Pakistan.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Beats Pill in Pakistan?

Powering a Beats Pill with a Pakistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Beats Pill from a Pakistani power outlet using USB Micro type B connector and a three pin Type G USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power a Beats Pill using a Pakistani power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to plug in the Type G USB power adapter into the wall outlet. The plug outlet, technically called a Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 slots with plastic shutters forming a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in port can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Pakistani power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will blink red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about three and a half hours and the Beats Pill playback time after a complete charge is roughly seven hours. After 20% battery life the jack will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill with a Pakistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Charging a Beats Pill from a Pakistani power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Learn how to power your Beats Pill from a Pakistani power outlet by using type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. To supply power to a Beats Pill using the Pakistani power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Pakistani power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two circular adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in one 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. The power in socket is found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the Pakistani power outlet.
  5. The USB port will flash red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is about 3.5 hours and the playback time at full capacity is roughly seven hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the port will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
Charging a Beats Pill from a Pakistani power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Powering a Beats Pill with a Pakistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power a Beats Pill with a Pakistani power outlet by using Type B USB cord with a 3 pinned Type D power charger.

  1. If you want to power a Beats Pill using a Pakistani power outlet you'll need to use a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to plug in the Type D USB power adapter into the wall outlet. The plug outlet, technically called a Type D power outlet [9], looks like three holes in a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in jack can be found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the Pakistani power outlet.
  5. The USB jack will glow red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is around around 3 to 4 hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full capacity is around 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the socket will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill with a Pakistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Pakistani power outlet

Instructions showing how to recharge your Beats Pill from a Pakistani power outlet using Micro USB type B connector and a three pin Type M USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the Beats Pill from a Pakistani power outlet you will need a Type M USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type M USB power adapter and plugging it in the power supply. You can recognise the power supply by three large round holes forming a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in port can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Pakistani power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will blink 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 seven hours. After 20% battery life the jack will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Pakistani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakistan - Pakistan Wikipedia web page
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill - official Beats Pill support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. https://www.beatsbydre.com/uk/support/how-to/power-pill - instructions for charging the Beats Pill
  5. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  10. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  12. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet
  13. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters