Charging your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Honduras

Learn how to recharge a Beats Pill 2 from a Honduran power outlet by using type B USB Micro connector with a three pinned Type A power adapter and how to charge a Beats Pill 2 using a 3 pin Type B USB plug.

Honduran power outlet

Differing combinations of voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning on travelling to another country if you've never been there before. However this isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to power your Beats Pill 2 . These guidelines were specifically written to prepare visitors wanting to charge the Beats Pill 2 when they're staying in Honduras.If planning a vacation to Honduras the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 by using their types B or A 110 volt 60Hz plug outlets, please be aware Type B power outlets will be typically used by most Hondurans. Most power supplies are different depending on which region you are travelling to so please read the power supplies and North America page for a full list of regions and countries. If the Beats Pill 2 slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when travelling to Honduras from a different country please check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically electrical devices which come from a country which use a higher voltage (for example 220 volts) sometimes take longer to charge or won't power up, check that the device is a dual voltage device (you'll find these are normally indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to ensure proper use.

This list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your Honduran 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 update tool.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Honduras

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in Honduras?

You can use a Beats Pill 2 in Honduras.

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

When travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than your Beats Pill 2 the best international travel adapter for Honduras to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of power outlets that Hondurans use (B and A) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type A. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by changing the plugs over. If your type of Beats Pill 2 supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of power adapters along with additional support for more power demanding devices.

This means you can power more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power adapters or occupying additional power sockets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers using just a single power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel charger online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Honduras

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 wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling compact power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Honduras using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting Honduras.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Honduras?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Honduran power outlet

Instructions showing how to power a Beats Pill 2 from a Honduran power outlet using Micro USB type B cord with a three pin Type A power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to your Beats Pill 2 from a Honduran power outlet you'll need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by inserting the Type A USB power adapter into the power supply. This ungrounded wall outlet (known as a Type A power outlet [3]) is identified by the 2 thin adjacent slots next to each other for live and neutral blades.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger 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 to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Turn on the Honduran power outlet.
  5. The power in port will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is about around 3 to 4 hours and the 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.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Honduran power outlet

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Honduran power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Beats Pill 2 with a Honduran power outlet using USB Micro type B connector and a 3 pin Type B USB charger.

  1. To power your Beats Pill 2 using the Honduran power outlet you will need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type B USB power adapter into the Honduran power outlet. This power outlet (known as a Type B power outlet [7]) is identified by the 2 thin slots next to each other with a single semicircular shaped hole below for the grounded pin.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Micro type B cord 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 indicator.
  4. Switch on the Honduran power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will blink red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is about between three to four hours and the battery life at full power capacity is roughly seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the jack will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Honduran power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honduras - Honduran Wikipedia page
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - official Beats Pill support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  4. https://www.beatsbydre.com/uk/support/how-to/power-pill - charging instructions for the Beats Pill 2
  5. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A 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/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  8. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B 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