Charging a Beats Pill from a power outlet in Montenegro

The WikiConnections guide on how to charge your Beats Pill from a Montenegrin power outlet with Micro USB type B connector and a Type C Europlug power charger and recharging a Beats Pill using a Type F Schuko power charger.

Montenegrin power outlet

Complicated standards and sockets can often lead to confusion when planning to stay in another country especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to charge your Beats Pill . When you are visiting Montenegro the following useful instructions show powering the Beats Pill using the Type F or C Montenegrin 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will discover that power will change from region to region so we suggest reading the power supplies and Europe page for a full list of regions and countries. If you are visiting Montenegro from another country please check the Beats Pill can be charged using a 240v supply. If the Beats Pill was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure your Beats Pill is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from over-heating whilst powering it. If you intend on taking a trip to a Montenegrin destination such as Podgorica we recommend referring to the Montenegro wikipedia page [1] for more details.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to the Montenegrin power outlet. 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 update from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats firmware updater.

Charging a Beats Pill in Montenegro

Can the Beats Pill be used in Montenegro?

Yes, you can connect a Beats Pill to a Montenegrin power outlet by using a power adaptor.

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

When travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Montenegro is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of wall outlets in Montenegro (F and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the included plugs over. If your Beats Pill can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters along with additional support for more power hungry devices.

Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power adapters on your trip. Only packing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your Beats Pill at an airport or on a flight. Due to their versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend buying this type of flexible travel charger at your preferred electronics retailer, the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Montenegro

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 wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters 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 most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Montenegro using type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Montenegro.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill in Montenegro?

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

The WikiConnections guide on how to charge your Beats Pill from a Montenegrin power outlet with Micro USB type B connector and a Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. To charge your Beats Pill using the Montenegrin 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. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Montenegrin power outlet. This ungrounded power outlet, also known as the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, can be recognised by the 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins sit.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in socket can be found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Switch on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will blink red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about around 3 to 4 hours and the playback time at full capacity is roughly 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the jack will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Charging a Beats Pill from a Montenegrin power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

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

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge a Beats Pill from a Montenegrin power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable and a Schuko Type F USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to your Beats Pill from a Montenegrin 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. Plug the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise this wall outlet by two large round adjacent holes where the twin pins go, plus a pair of thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter 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 next to the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Turn on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The power in port will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is about around 3 to 4 hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full power capacity is roughly 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the port will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Charging a Beats Pill from a Montenegrin power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montenegro - Montenegro wikipedia page
  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