How to charge a Beats Pill from a power outlet in Georgia

The Wiki Connections guide showing how to power your Beats Pill with a Georgian power outlet by using USB Type B cable and a Type C Europlug USB adapter and recharging a Beats Pill using a 2 pinned Type F power charger.

Georgian power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and standards can often be daunting when planning on staying in another country to the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Beats Pill when you're in going to Georgia.These instructions will show you exactly how to charge your Beats Pill when you're travelling to Georgia by using their F or C type Georgian 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When visiting Georgia from another country please check that your Beats Pill can be used with a 240 volt supply. If the Beats Pill was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your Beats Pill 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. If you plan on staying in a city such as Sukhumi we suggest referring to the wikipedia entry about Georgia [1] for more information.

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to your Georgian power outlet. Please 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 from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats updater tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in Georgia

Can you use a Beats Pill in Georgia?

Yes, you can use a Beats Pill in Georgia by using a power convertor.

What is the best power charger for a Beats Pill in Georgia?

When you are travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Georgia is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two types of plug sockets in Georgia (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your Beats Pill is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

This means you can recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power adapters or using up additional power outlets. Only packing a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage as well as being suitable for recharging your Beats Pill at the airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single wall outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Georgia

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting counties with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Georgia 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 going to Georgia.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with 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 a 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Georgia.
What is the best power charger for a Beats Pill in Georgia?

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

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Beats Pill with a Georgian power outlet with USB micro Type B cord and a three pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. To supply power to your Beats Pill from the Georgian 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. First plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the Georgian power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the twin pins sit.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB Type B cable 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 rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The power in port will glow red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is around around 3 to 4 hours and the battery life at full capacity is around 7 hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the socket will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Beats Pill from a Georgian power outlet

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

Using USB type B cable with a Schuko Type F USB adapter to recharge your Beats Pill from a Georgian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Beats Pill using a Georgian 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 the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter into the power supply. This circular plug outlet can be identified by the two large circular holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral and thin metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains 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 indicator.
  4. Turn on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The USB port will flash red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is about 3.5 hours and the playback time at full capacity is roughly seven hours. After 20% battery life the jack will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Beats Pill from a Georgian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgia_(country) - wikipedia entry about Georgia
  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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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