Charging your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Azerbaijan

Instructions showing how to power a Beats Pill 2 from an Azerbaijani power outlet with USB Type B cord with a 3 pin Type C USB charger and recharging a Beats Pill 2 using a 2 pin Type F USB charger.

Azerbaijani power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and sockets can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. These instructions have been written to help assist people wanting to power the Beats Pill 2 when they are abroad.The following useful guide tells you exactly what you'll need to charge the Beats Pill 2 when you're travelling to Azerbaijan by using their standard F or C type Azerbaijani 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. You'll discover power sockets will vary depending on which area you are travelling to so please read the list of World power supplies for a complete list of regions and countries. When visiting Azerbaijan from another region ensure that your Beats Pill 2 can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Beats Pill 2 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check the Beats Pill 2 is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your Azerbaijani power outlet. Please 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 Pill 2.0 firmware update from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats updater tool.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Azerbaijan

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in Azerbaijan?

Yes, you can connect a Beats Pill 2 to an Azerbaijani power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Azerbaijan?

If you are travelling with more than your Beats Pill 2 the best international travel adapter for Azerbaijan to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Azeris use two different standards of wall outlets (types F and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your Beats Pill 2 can support Fast Charge (note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will also allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters for your Azerbaijani trip. By only packing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling and on hand for recharging your Beats Pill 2 at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for a multipurpose travel charger of this nature online; the travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Azerbaijan

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 2, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Azerbaijan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Azerbaijan.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Azerbaijan?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from an Azerbaijani power outlet

Using type B micro USB cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to power a Beats Pill 2 with an Azerbaijani power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Beats Pill 2 from an Azerbaijani 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 by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. This ungrounded plug supply, also known as a Europlug, can be recognised by 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the live and neutral pins slide into.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port can be found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Turn on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is around between 3 to 4 hours and the playback time after a complete charge is around seven hours. After 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from an Azerbaijani power outlet

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB cable and a Type F Schuko power adapter to power a Beats Pill 2 with an Azerbaijani power outlet.

  1. To charge a Beats Pill 2 from the Azerbaijani power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it in the Azerbaijani power outlet. This recessed round plug supply can be recognised by two round holes 19 mm next to each other where the live and neutral pins go and a pair of thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port can be found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Turn on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is around between 3 to 4 hours and the playback time after a complete charge is around seven hours. After 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azerbaijan - Azerbaijani country page 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/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