Charging your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Gibraltar

Using type B USB Micro connector with a three pinned Type G power adapter to recharge your Beats Pill 2 with a Gibraltar power outlet and powering a Beats Pill 2 using a Europlug Type C USB plug.

Gibraltar power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of frequencies and region codes can all be daunting when planning on visiting another country especially if you've never been there before. When you're staying in Gibraltar the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 by using the types G or C 240 volt 50Hz plug outlets, you'll find most Llanitos will normally use Type G plugs in their plug outlets. You'll find power changes regionally therefore please read the Europe and power supplies page for a full list of countries. When travelling to Gibraltar from another region ensure that your Beats Pill 2 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Beats Pill 2 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from over-heating whilst powering it.

This list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the Gibraltar power outlet. 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 you connect Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to any device we recommend downloading the latest Beats firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats updater tool.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Gibraltar

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in Gibraltar?

You can use a Beats Pill 2 in Gibraltar.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Gibraltar?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than your Beats Pill 2 the best international travel charger for Gibraltar to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of plug sockets that Gibraltarians use (types G and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied heads. If your Beats Pill 2 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these travel chargers, along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. Having a four port adapter means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to buy individual power adapters or using up additional power sockets. Only packing a single USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your Beats Pill 2 at the airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to Gibraltar we recommend buying a versatile power charger of this nature online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Gibraltar

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 2, but for those 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 appliances. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Gibraltar.
  • 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 originating from America 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 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Gibraltar.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Gibraltar?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Gibraltar power outlet

Using Type B Micro USB cable and a Type G USB adapter to power a Beats Pill 2 with a Gibraltar power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Beats Pill 2 from the Gibraltar power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter into the Gibraltar power outlet. This wall outlet (known as the Type G power outlet [3]) looks like three rectangular slots forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in jack is found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Turn on the Gibraltar power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is about around three to four hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full power capacity is roughly 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the jack will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Gibraltar power outlet

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

Learn how to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Gibraltar power outlet with type B Micro USB cable and a Europlug Type C USB charger.

  1. If you want to power the Beats Pill 2 using the Gibraltar power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the wall outlet by the two round holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Micro Type B cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in socket can be found at the rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the Gibraltar power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will flash red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is around between three to four hours and the playback time after a complete charge is around seven hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the socket will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Gibraltar power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gibraltar - wikipedia page about Gibraltar
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - 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 - charging instructions for the Beats Pill 2
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters