How to charge your Beats Pill from a power outlet in Malta

Using Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type G USB charger to power your Beats Pill from a Maltese power outlet.

Maltese power outlet

When packing for a vacation it can be helpful to know if you'll be able to use your indispensable electronics when you're there. Without knowing which wall socket is being used you are likely to bring the wrong power charger, leaving you needing to borrow a suitable charger when you're there. Varying complicated region codes and plug types can all be daunting when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. This page has step-by-step instructions telling you exactly how to charge your Beats Pill when you're travelling to Malta by using a 230 volt 50Hz G Type power outlet, the Maltese will use a 13 amp plug for charging. If travelling to Malta from another country please make sure that your Beats Pill can be used with a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the Beats Pill is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged during charging.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to the Maltese 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 you connect 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 update tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in Malta

Can you use a Beats Pill in Malta?

Yes, you can use a Beats Pill in Malta by using the correct power adaptor.

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

When travelling to multiple countries the best travel adapter for Malta to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied heads over. If your Beats Pill is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these travel adapters, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices. Having a four port charger will allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy individual power chargers for your trip. Because you are only packing a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

We suggest searching for a flexible power charger similar to this online, the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Malta

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Beats Pill, however 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 useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Malta 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Malta.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Malta.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Beats Pill in Malta?

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

The Wiki Connections guide showing how to power your Beats Pill from a Maltese power outlet by using USB Micro type B cable with a Type G power charger.

  1. To power your Beats Pill from the Maltese power outlet you'll need to buy 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 power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 3 holes with plastic shutters forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the 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 LED.
  4. Switch on the Maltese 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 about between 3 to 4 hours and the battery life after a complete charge is roughly seven hours. After 20% battery life the jack will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Maltese power outlet

See also

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