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

Instructions on how to charge a Beats Pill from a Herzegovinian power outlet with type B USB connector with a Type C power adapter and powering a Beats Pill using a Type F power adapter.

Herzegovinian power outlet

Various voltages and standards can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. This guide was written to assist people wanting to power the Beats Pill when visiting abroad.If you're going to Herzegovina this page has instructions showing how to charge your Beats Pill using the standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. If travelling to Herzegovina from another country check your Beats Pill can accept a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure the Beats Pill is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from over-heating when powering up.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to your Herzegovinian 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 connecting Beats Pill 2 speakers to any device we recommend downloading the latest Beats Pill 2 firmware update from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats update tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in Herzegovina

Can you use a Beats Pill in Herzegovina?

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

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

If travelling to more than one country the best international travel power adapter for Herzegovina is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of plug sockets that Herzegovinians use (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 that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads. If your Beats Pill supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters, plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple power chargers for your trip to Herzegovina or using up additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage as well as being convenient 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 under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

We recommend searching for a flexible travel adapter like this online, the power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Herzegovina

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, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Herzegovina.
  • 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 more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Herzegovina.
What is the best travel adapter for a Beats Pill in Herzegovina?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Herzegovinian power outlet

Learn how to charge a Beats Pill from a Herzegovinian power outlet with type B Micro USB cord with a Type C power adapter.

  1. To power the Beats Pill from a Herzegovinian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the power supply. This plug outlet is recognised by the 2 adjacent holes.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB Type B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in socket can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the Herzegovinian power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will glow red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is around between 3 to 4 hours and the playback time at full power capacity is around seven hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the jack will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Herzegovinian power outlet

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

Using type B Micro USB cord and a 3 pinned Type F power adapter to charge a Beats Pill from a Herzegovinian power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Beats Pill using a Herzegovinian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug the Type F USB power adapter into the Herzegovinian power outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by two 4.8mm circular holes 19 mm adjacent 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 power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in port is found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the Herzegovinian 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 around three to four hours and the battery life at full capacity is around 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the socket will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill with a Herzegovinian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bosnia_and_Herzegovina - Wikipedia page about Herzegovina
  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