Charging the Beats Pill 2 when planning a trip to The Grenadines

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Grenadines power outlet using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type E power adapter, charging a Beats Pill 2 using a Type G USB charger and powering a Beats Pill 2 using a Europlug Type C power adapter

Grenadines power outlet

Varying different voltages and region codes can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to power your Beats Pill 2 . These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Beats Pill 2 when travelling abroad.The following simple instructions shows you how to charge the Beats Pill 2 when you are travelling to The Grenadines using the types G, C, E, I or K 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, you will discover a majority of Vincentians typically use Type G plugs in their wall outlets. Most power changes regionally therefore we suggest reading the North America page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to The Grenadines from a different country please check the Beats Pill 2 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Beats Pill 2 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it.

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the Grenadines power outlet. 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 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 The Grenadines

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in The Grenadines?

You can use a Beats Pill 2 in The Grenadines by using a power adaptor.

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

If you are travelling with more than your Beats Pill 2 or visiting more than one country the best travel charger for The Grenadines to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [13]. Vincentians use five different types of power outlets (types G, C, E, I and K) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your Beats Pill 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. This means you can charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters for your Grenadines trip or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional wall outlet.

We recommend buying an adaptable travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [13] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for The Grenadines

The 4 port USB travel charger [13] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Beats Pill 2, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both The Grenadines and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America going to The Grenadines using 3 pin type B 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 America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting The Grenadines.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in The Grenadines?

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

Instructions on how to recharge your Beats Pill 2 with a Grenadines power outlet using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type G power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 using the Grenadines power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the Grenadines power outlet. This plug supply, technically called the Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 vertical holes containing plastic shutters forming a triangle pattern.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in jack is found at the rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Switch on the Grenadines 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 three and a half hours and the battery life at full power capacity is roughly 7 hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the port will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Grenadines power outlet

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

Using USB Micro type B connector with a Europlug Type C power adapter to recharge your Beats Pill 2 with a Grenadines power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 using the Grenadines power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type C USB power adapter into the Grenadines power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB charger 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 indicator.
  4. Turn on the Grenadines power outlet.
  5. The power in port will blink red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is around between three to four hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full capacity is roughly 7 hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the port 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 a Grenadines power outlet

Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Grenadines power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

Learn how to recharge your Beats Pill 2 with a Grenadines power outlet using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type E power adapter.

  1. If you want to power your Beats Pill 2 from a Grenadines power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. You can recognise this power supply by the two 4.8mm round adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins slide into and a single metal earth pin protruding in the top in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in jack is found at the rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Switch on the Grenadines power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is around three and a half hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full capacity is roughly 7 hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the port will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Grenadines power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Grenadines power outlet

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Grenadines power outlet using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type K power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 using the Grenadines power outlet you will need to use a Type K USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type K USB power adapter into the Grenadines power outlet. This power supply (sometimes called the Type K power outlet [11]) can be recognised by 3 large holes in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in jack is found at the rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Grenadines power outlet.
  5. The USB port will blink red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is around between three to four hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full capacity is around seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the port will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Grenadines power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Vincent_and_the_Grenadines - The Grenadines Wikipedia page
  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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  10. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  12. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K mains power outlet
  13. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters