Charging the Beats Pill when planning a trip to East Timor

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Beats Pill with an East Timor power outlet using type B USB micro cable and a Europlug Type C power adapter, powering a Beats Pill using a two pin Type E power adapter and charging a Beats Pill using a Schuko Type F USB plug

East Timor power outlet

Differing voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. These instructions have been specifically written to stop people worrying if they'll be able to charge the Beats Pill when staying in East Timor.This useful guide will show exactly what you'll need to power your Beats Pill when you are in East Timor using the types E, C, F or I 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling to East Timor from a different country please double check the Beats Pill can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to your East Timor 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 Update tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in East Timor

Can you use a Beats Pill in East Timor?

You can use a Beats Pill in East Timor by using a power adaptor.

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

When travelling to more than one country or bringing more than just your Beats Pill then the best travel charger for East Timor to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. East Timorese use four different types of power outlets (types E, C, F and I) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Beats Pill supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. This will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel adapters for your East Timor trip. By only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when you return home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel on a regular basis we suggest searching for a versatile power charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for East Timor

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] 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 adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, 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 portable option for travellers originating from America going to East Timor.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico 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 a more flexible 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting East Timor.
What is the best power adapter for a Beats Pill in East Timor?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Beats Pill from an East Timor power outlet

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Beats Pill with an East Timor power outlet using type B USB micro cable and a Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Beats Pill from an East Timor power outlet you'll need to buy 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 East Timor power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two round holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter 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 LED.
  4. Turn on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will blink 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 power capacity is roughly 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the jack will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Beats Pill from an East Timor power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from an East Timor power outlet

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Beats Pill from an East Timor power outlet with Type B USB Micro connector with a Type E USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Beats Pill using an East Timor 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. Start by inserting the Type E USB power adapter into the East Timor power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two 4.8mm circular holes 19mm apart from each other where the two plug outlet pins slide into and a single metal earth pin protruding from the top to form a triangle pattern.
  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 jack is found at the rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Turn on the East Timor 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 three and a half hours and the battery life at full power capacity is roughly 7 hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the port will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from an East Timor power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Beats Pill from an East Timor power outlet

Learn how to charge your Beats Pill with an East Timor power outlet using type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Beats Pill using the East Timor power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the two large round holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral pins and a pair of two metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in jack is found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Turn on the East Timor 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 power capacity is roughly 7 hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the jack will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Beats Pill from an East Timor power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timor-Leste - wikipedia entry about East Timor
  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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  10. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters