How to charge a Beats Pill from a power outlet in Guadeloupe

A step by step guide showing you how to recharge your Beats Pill from a Guadeloupe power outlet by using USB type B cable with a Type D USB adapter, how to recharge a Beats Pill using a two pinned Europlug Type C power plug and charging a Beats Pill using a Type E USB adapter

Guadeloupe power outlet

Differing combinations of standards and sockets can often be confusing when planning on travelling to another country especially to the first time traveller. These instructions have been written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Beats Pill abroad.The following step by step guide shows you how to power the Beats Pill when you are travelling to Guadeloupe by using the D, C or E type 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You will discover most power sockets will change depending on which area you visiting therefore please read our Wikiconnections world power supplies list where you'll find a complete list showing destinations. If you are travelling to Guadeloupe from a different country make sure the Beats Pill can be charged using a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overheating when powering up.

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to your Guadeloupe 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 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 Guadeloupe

Can you use a Beats Pill in Guadeloupe?

Yes, you can use a Beats Pill in Guadeloupe by using a power convertor.

What is the best power charger for a Beats Pill in Guadeloupe?

When you are travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Guadeloupe is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Guadeloupians use three different standards of wall outlets (D, C and E) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. 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 included plugs. If your type of Beats Pill can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel chargers plus additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters or using up additional power outlets. Only packing a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage and suitable for recharging your Beats Pill at an airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional plug socket.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Guadeloupe

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] 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 converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting counties with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Guadeloupe and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Guadeloupe.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting Guadeloupe.
What is the best power charger for a Beats Pill in Guadeloupe?

Powering a Beats Pill with a Guadeloupe power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions showing how to power your Beats Pill from a Guadeloupe power outlet by using USB type B cable and a three pin Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. In order to power a Beats Pill using a Guadeloupe power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug the Type C USB power adapter into the Guadeloupe power outlet. You can identify the plug supply by two circular holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B Micro USB cord into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in jack is found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Turn on the Guadeloupe power outlet.
  5. The USB port will flash red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is about three and a half hours and the Beats Pill playback time 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 with a Guadeloupe power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

A step by step guide showing you how to recharge your Beats Pill from a Guadeloupe power outlet by using USB type B cable with a Type D USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Beats Pill using the Guadeloupe power outlet you'll need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type D USB power adapter in the Guadeloupe power outlet. The power supply (sometimes called a Type D power outlet [7]) can be recognised by the 3 holes in a triangular pattern.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter 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 indicator.
  4. Switch on the Guadeloupe 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 seven hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the port will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill with a Guadeloupe power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Powering a Beats Pill with a Guadeloupe power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using USB type B cable with a Type E USB adapter to recharge your Beats Pill from a Guadeloupe power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Beats Pill from the Guadeloupe power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type E USB power adapter in the Guadeloupe power outlet. This round power outlet can be identified by the two large round adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go with a single long metal earth pin protruding the top forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter 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 light.
  4. Switch on the Guadeloupe power outlet.
  5. The power in socket 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.
Powering a Beats Pill with a Guadeloupe power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadeloupe - Guadeloupe Wikipedia web page
  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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters