Charging your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in El Salvador

The WikiConnections page showing how to recharge a Beats Pill 2 from a Salvadoranf power outlet by using Micro USB type B cord with a three pin Type A power charger and charging a Beats Pill 2 using a three pinned Type B power adapter.

Salvadoranf power outlet

Varying different standards and sockets can often cause confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to buy in advance to charge your Beats Pill 2 . These instructions were specifically written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Beats Pill 2 when staying in El Salvador.This simple guide will show exactly how to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 when you are travelling to El Salvador by using their standard Type B or A 115 volt 60Hz wall outlets. Most power sources are different depending on which region you're in so please read our WikiConnections travel power supplies list for a complete list showing charging devices in different regions and countries. If the Beats Pill 2 charges slowly or does not power up when visiting El Salvador from a different country then check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Electrical devices which originate from a country which use a higher voltage (for example 240 volts) either take longer to charge or won't power up, check that the device is a dual voltage device (you'll find these are usually marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to ensure proper use.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your Salvadoranf 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 connecting Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to any device we recommend downloading the latest Beats Pill 2.0 firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Update tool for Beats.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in El Salvador

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in El Salvador?

You can use a Beats Pill 2 in El Salvador.

What is the best travel charger for a Beats Pill 2 in El Salvador?

When travelling with more than just your Beats Pill 2 or visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for El Salvador to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different standards of plug sockets in El Salvador (B and A) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type A.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. If your Beats Pill 2 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters or occupying additional power sockets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel to El Salvador we suggest buying a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for El Salvador

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] 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 these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting 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 travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting El Salvador.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half the 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting El Salvador.
What is the best travel charger for a Beats Pill 2 in El Salvador?

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Salvadoranf power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 from a Salvadoranf power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a Type A power adapter.

  1. If you want to power the Beats Pill 2 using the Salvadoranf power outlet you'll need a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type A USB power adapter into the power supply. This ungrounded wall outlet (known as the Type A power outlet [3]) is identified by two slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral blades.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Micro Type B cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in socket can be found at the rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the Salvadoranf power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will blink red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is around between three to four hours and the playback time after a complete charge is around 7 hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the socket will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Salvadoranf power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Salvadoranf power outlet

Using Type B Micro USB cable and a Type B USB adapter to power a Beats Pill 2 from a Salvadoranf power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Beats Pill 2 from the Salvadoranf power outlet you will need to use a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type B USB power adapter and plugging it into the Salvadoranf power outlet. This power outlet (known as the Type B power outlet [7]) is identified by two slots for live and neutral blades with a semicircle hole below for the slightly long ground pin.
  3. Then connect the USB 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 Salvadoranf 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 about around 3 to 4 hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full power capacity is roughly 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the jack will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Salvadoranf power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Salvador - Wikipedia.org web page about El Salvador
  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