How to charge the Beats Pill 2 when staying in East Timor

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge a Beats Pill 2 with an East Timor power outlet by using type B USB connector and a 3 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter, charging a Beats Pill 2 using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter and recharging a Beats Pill 2 using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

East Timor power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country if you've never visited before. This page has useful instructions showing you exactly how to charge the Beats Pill 2 when you are in East Timor by using the standard types E, C, F or I East Timor 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When visiting East Timor from another region please ensure the Beats Pill 2 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Beats Pill 2 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure the Beats Pill 2 is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating when charging it.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the East Timor power outlet. Please note that this page refers to the Beats Pill 2.0 and not the original Beats Pill first generation, 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 firmware updater.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in East Timor

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in East Timor?

Yes, you can use a Beats Pill 2 in East Timor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in East Timor?

If travelling to more than one country the best travel power adapter for East Timor to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. There are four different standards of power outlets in East Timor (E, C, F and I) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of Beats Pill 2 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers for your East Timor trip or occupying additional power outlets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling often we recommend searching for this type of versatile travel adapter online. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for East Timor

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] 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 wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of regions with unreliable power grids. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both East Timor and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to East Timor using 3 pinned type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 and 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 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting East Timor.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in East Timor?

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

Instructions on how to recharge your Beats Pill 2 from an East Timor power outlet with USB type B connector with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. To power your Beats Pill 2 from the East Timor power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this power supply by 2 holes next to each other where the two pins slide into.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B USB cord into the power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The USB jack will glow 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 Beats Pill playback time at full capacity is roughly seven hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the socket 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 East Timor power outlet

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with an East Timor power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using USB Micro Type B connector and a Type E power charger to power your Beats Pill 2 from an East Timor power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Beats Pill 2 from the East Timor power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type E USB power adapter in the East Timor power outlet. The recessed circular plug outlet can be identified by two large circular adjacent holes and one metal earth pin protruding the top to form a triangular pattern.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B USB cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The USB jack will glow 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 at full capacity is roughly seven hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the socket will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with an East Timor power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with an East Timor power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge a Beats Pill 2 with an East Timor power outlet by using type B USB connector and a 3 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Beats Pill 2 from the East Timor 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 by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the East Timor power outlet. The recessed circular power supply (called a Type F power outlet [9]) can be recognised by the two large circular adjacent holes and thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B micro USB cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port is found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The USB jack will glow red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about 3.5 hours and the playback time at full capacity is around seven hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the socket will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with an East Timor power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timor-Leste - East Timor page on wikipedia.org
  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. 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