How to charge your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Monaco

Using Micro USB type B connector with a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter to recharge your Beats Pill 2 from a Monacan power outlet, how to recharge a Beats Pill 2 using a Europlug Type C USB adapter and how to recharge a Beats Pill 2 using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

Monacan power outlet

When packing for a holiday it can be useful to know in advance if you can power your important devices when you're there. Without knowing which wall socket to expect you could bring the wrong power adaptor, therefore having to buy or borrow a suitable adaptor on arrival. Varying different combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on staying in another country, especially if you've never been there before. This guide was specifically written to stop travellers worrying if they can power the Beats Pill 2 abroad.This page contains step-by-step instructions demonstrating exactly how to power the Beats Pill 2 in Monaco using their D, C, E or F type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, you will discover most Monegasques will typically use the Type D plugs in their power outlets. Power sources will change regionally so we recommend reading our Wikiconnections world power supplies page for a complete list of powering devices in different destinations. If you are travelling to Monaco from a different country check your Beats Pill 2 can be used with a 240v supply. If the Beats Pill 2 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the Beats Pill 2 is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating when powering up.

This list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your Monacan power outlet. Note that these instructions refer to the Beats Pill 2.0 and not the original Beats Pill first generation, please visit the Beats page on WikiConnections.org for the full range of Beats bluetooth speakers. Before you connect Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to anything we recommend downloading the latest Beats firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Update tool for Beats.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Monaco

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in Monaco?

Yes, you can use a Beats Pill 2 in Monaco.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Monaco?

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best travel power adapter for Monaco to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. There are four different types of plug sockets that Monacans use (types D, C, E and F) and bringing this will ensure 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 included plugs. If your Beats Pill 2 is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power chargers plus compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger will allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel chargers or using up additional wall sockets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used back 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 without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Monaco

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Monaco using 3 pin type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at 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 Monaco.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Monaco?

Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Monacan power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter to charge a Beats Pill 2 from a Monacan power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Beats Pill 2 from the Monacan power outlet you'll need to buy 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 Monacan power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by the 2 adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB type B connector into the power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in jack can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the Monacan 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 around around three to four hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full capacity is around 7 hours. After 20% battery life the jack will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Monacan power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Monacan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using Micro USB type B connector with a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter to recharge your Beats Pill 2 from a Monacan power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Beats Pill 2 from a Monacan power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type D USB power adapter in the Monacan power outlet. The plug outlet (called a Type D power outlet [7]) can be identified by 3 holes in a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port is found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the Monacan 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 3.5 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 a Monacan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Monacan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type E USB charger to recharge your Beats Pill 2 from a Monacan power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Beats Pill 2 using a Monacan power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it into the Monacan power outlet. The sunken round wall supply can be identified by two large circular holes 19mm adjacent to each other plus a long metal earth pin protruding in the top in a triangle shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in socket is found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the Monacan 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 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 soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Monacan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Monacan power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Using micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Schuko Type F power charger to power your Beats Pill 2 from a Monacan power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Beats Pill 2 using a Monacan power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it into the Monacan power outlet. This round wall supply can be identified by two large round holes 19 mm next to each other along with a pair of grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in jack can be found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the Monacan power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will blink red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is about 3.5 hours and the playback time at full power capacity is around 7 hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the socket will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Monacan power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monaco - Monacan entry on Wikipedia
  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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  10. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters