Charging a Beats Pill in Dominica

Using USB micro type B connector and a three pinned Type G power charger to charge a Beats Pill from a Dominicand power outlet and charging a Beats Pill using a Type D USB adapter.

Dominicand power outlet

Different combinations of frequencies and standards can all be confusing when planning to visit another country to the first time traveller. These instructions were specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Beats Pill abroad.This step by step guide will show how to power your Beats Pill when you're visiting Dominica using their standard Type G or D 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, a majority of Dominicansd will typically use Type G wall outlets. When you are travelling to Dominica from another country please check your Beats Pill can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts double check your Beats Pill is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from overloading when charging it.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to your Dominicand 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 from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats update tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in Dominica

Can you use a Beats Pill in Dominica?

Yes, you can connect a Beats Pill to a Dominicand power outlet.

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

If travelling with more than your Beats Pill then the best travel adapter for Dominica to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Dominicansd use two different types of plug sockets (types G and D) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type G.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your type of Beats Pill supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB travel chargers and additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring multiple power chargers. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your Beats Pill at the airport or on a plane. Due to their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without using up an additional power outlet.

For those travelling regularly we recommend buying an adaptable power adapter of this nature online. The travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Dominica

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 strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 North America visiting Dominica.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Dominica.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Beats Pill in Dominica?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Dominicand power outlet

Using type B USB cable with a three pin Type G USB charger to power a Beats Pill with a Dominicand power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge your Beats Pill using a Dominicand power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type G USB power adapter in the power supply. This plug outlet, sometimes called the Type G power outlet [3], looks like three holes containing shutters forming a triangular configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Micro USB type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains 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 LED.
  4. Turn on the Dominicand power outlet.
  5. The USB port will flash red while charging and turn 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 around seven hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the port will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Dominicand power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Dominicand power outlet

Learn how to power a Beats Pill with a Dominicand power outlet with Micro USB type B cord and a Type D power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge your Beats Pill using a Dominicand power outlet you'll need to use a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type D USB power adapter in the power supply. This plug outlet, sometimes called the Type D power outlet [7], looks like three holes in a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB micro type B connector into the mains USB charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in socket is found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the Dominicand power outlet.
  5. The USB jack will flash red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is about between 3 to 4 hours and the battery life at full capacity is around seven hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the jack will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Dominicand power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominica - Dominicand country entry on Wikipedia.org
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill - official Beats Pill support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. https://www.beatsbydre.com/uk/support/how-to/power-pill - instructions for charging the Beats Pill
  5. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters