How to charge your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Dominica

A step-by-step guide showing how to recharge your Beats Pill 2 from a Dominicand power outlet using Type B USB connector with a Type G power charger and charging a Beats Pill 2 using a Type D power adapter.

Dominicand power outlet

Different combinations of standards and sockets can all be confusing when planning to visit another country, especially if you've never visited before. These instructions were written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Beats Pill 2 abroad.When going to Dominica this page has instructions showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 using the standard types G or D 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, Type G power outlets will be typically used by a majority of Dominicansd. If travelling to Dominica from another region check your Beats Pill 2 can accept a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the Beats Pill 2 is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it. If you plan on taking a trip to a city like Roseau please read the Dominica entry on wikipedia.org [1] for more information prior to the location.

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the Dominicand power outlet. Please note that this page refers to the Beats Pill 2.0 and not the original Beats Pill first generation, please visit the Beats page on WikiConnections.org for the full range of Beats bluetooth speakers. Before you connect 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 Dominica

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in Dominica?

You can use a Beats Pill 2 in Dominica by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Dominica?

If travelling with more than your Beats Pill 2 or visiting multiple countries then the best travel charger for Dominica to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Dominicansd use two different types of plug sockets (types G and D) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type G. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied heads. If your Beats Pill 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these travel adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port charger will allow you to recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters. Because you are only needing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage and suitable for recharging your Beats Pill 2 at an airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

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 visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Dominica using 3 pin type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half the 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Dominica.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Dominica?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Dominicand power outlet

A step-by-step guide showing how to recharge your Beats Pill 2 from a Dominicand power outlet using Type B USB connector with a Type G power charger.

  1. To power the Beats Pill 2 from the Dominicand power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type G USB power adapter in the Dominicand power outlet. The wall supply (technically called a Type G power outlet [3]) can be recognised by the three slots with plastic shutters in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB micro Type B connector into the USB mains charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the Dominicand power outlet.
  5. The power in port will glow red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is around around 3 to 4 hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full power capacity is around 7 hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the port will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Dominicand power outlet

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Dominicand power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Learn how to charge a Beats Pill 2 with a Dominicand power outlet with USB micro Type B cord and a three pinned Type D USB charger.

  1. In order to power a Beats Pill 2 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. Start by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 3 circular holes forming a triangular shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in socket is found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the Dominicand power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will flash red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about between three to four hours and the battery life after a complete charge is roughly 7 hours. After 20% battery life the socket will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Dominicand power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominica - Dominica entry on wikipedia.org
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - 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 - charging instructions for the Beats Pill 2
  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