How to charge the Beats Pill when staying in Azerbaijan

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge a Beats Pill with an Azerbaijani power outlet by using Type B micro USB connector and a Type C power charger and powering a Beats Pill using a two pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

Azerbaijani power outlet

Differing region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of standards being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge your Beats Pill in Azerbaijan. These instructions were written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Beats Pill when going abroad.If you are staying in Azerbaijan these instructions show powering your Beats Pill using their F or C type 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are visiting Azerbaijan from a different country check your Beats Pill can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from being damaged whilst powering it.

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

Charging a Beats Pill in Azerbaijan

Can the Beats Pill be used in Azerbaijan?

You can connect a Beats Pill to an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a power convertor.

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

When you are travelling with more than just your Beats Pill or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Azerbaijan to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Azeris use two different types of plug sockets (F and C) and using a travel charger like this ensures 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 Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of Beats Pill can support Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers and support for certain power demanding devices. Having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual travel adapters on your trip to Azerbaijan or occupying additional power outlets. By only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional power outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for this type of versatile travel adapter online - the power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Azerbaijan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come 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 most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Azerbaijan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for 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 Azerbaijan.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Beats Pill in Azerbaijan?

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

Learn how to recharge your Beats Pill from an Azerbaijani power outlet with type B USB cord and a Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to power your Beats Pill using an Azerbaijani 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 taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the Azerbaijani power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 round holes next to each other where the twin plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in socket is found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The power in socket 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 battery life at full capacity is roughly seven hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the port will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from an Azerbaijani power outlet

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

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge a Beats Pill with an Azerbaijani power outlet by using type B USB cord and a Type F power charger.

  1. If you want to power your Beats Pill using an Azerbaijani power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter in the Azerbaijani power outlet. You can identify this power supply by two adjacent holes and grounding clips above and below.
  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. The power in port is found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will flash red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is around around 3 to 4 hours and the battery life after a complete charge is roughly seven 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 from an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azerbaijan - Wikipedia entry about Azerbaijan
  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