Charging a Beats Pill 2 when staying in Montenegro

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge a Beats Pill 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet using USB Type B cable and a three pinned Type C power adapter and recharging a Beats Pill 2 using a Schuko Type F USB plug.

Montenegrin power outlet

Various standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning to visit another country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the Beats Pill 2 . This guide was written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Beats Pill 2 abroad.These instructions will show exactly what you'll need to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 when travelling to Montenegro using their standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If travelling to Montenegro from a different country ensure that the Beats Pill 2 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure your device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from overloading when charging it. If you are planning on travelling to a Montenegrin destination such as Podgorica or NikÅ¡ic please read the Montenegro page on Wikipedia.org [1] for more indepth information on travelling to the location.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the Montenegrin power outlet. Note that these instructions refer 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 connecting 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 Montenegro

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in Montenegro?

Yes, you can connect a Beats Pill 2 to a Montenegrin power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Montenegro?

If travelling to multiple countries or bringing more than just your Beats Pill 2 the best international travel charger for Montenegro is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Montenegrins use two different standards of plug sockets (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the heads over. If your Beats Pill 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB power chargers, along with support for more power hungry devices. Unlike other travel chargers this means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power chargers or occupying additional power sockets. By only needing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling and on hand for charging your Beats Pill 2 at the airport or on the plane. Due to their versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones using only a single wall outlet.

If you travel to different continents we recommend buying an adaptable travel adapter similar to this online. The multipurpose power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Montenegro

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unstable power supplies. These power adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 option for travellers originating from North America visiting Montenegro.
  • 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 from North America using type B plugs and gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half the 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Montenegro.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Montenegro?

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

Using Type B USB micro cord with a Type C Europlug power charger to recharge a Beats Pill 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the Beats Pill 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the Montenegrin power outlet. This unearthed power outlet is recognised by two holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port is found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The USB port will flash red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is around around 3 to 4 hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full power capacity is roughly seven hours. After 20% battery life the socket will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet

Using Type B USB micro cord with a Type F Schuko USB charger to recharge a Beats Pill 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Beats Pill 2 using the Montenegrin power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type F USB power adapter in the power supply. This recessed circular wall outlet, sometimes called a Type F power outlet [7] or Schuko outlet, can be recognised by two 4.8mm holes 19 mm next to each other where the two pins go and two thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port is found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The USB jack will flash 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 Beats Pill playback time at full power capacity is roughly seven hours. After 20% battery life the socket will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet

See also

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