Charging your Beats Pill from a power outlet in Saint Kitts

The WikiConnections page showing how to recharge a Beats Pill from a St Kitts power outlet using Type B Micro USB cable and a three pinned Type G power adapter, recharging a Beats Pill using a Type A USB charger and charging a Beats Pill using a three pin Type B power charger

St Kitts power outlet

Varying complicated frequencies and standards can all be daunting when planning on staying in a different country, especially to the first time traveller. These instructions have been written to help prepare travellers wanting to charge the Beats Pill abroad.This page is a simple guide telling you how to charge your Beats Pill when staying in Saint Kitts by using their standard Type G, A, B or D 230 volt 60Hz plug outlets, please be aware that Type G power outlets are typically used by most Kittitian. Most power sockets change depending on which region you visiting so please read our WikiConnections global power sockets page where you'll find a full list showing countries. When visiting Saint Kitts from another country make sure that the Beats Pill can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check your Beats Pill is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from being damaged when powering up.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to your St Kitts power outlet. 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 you connect Beats Pill 2 speakers to anything we recommend downloading the latest Beats Pill 2 firmware update from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats update tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in Saint Kitts

Can you use a Beats Pill in Saint Kitts?

You can connect a Beats Pill to a St Kitts power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill in Saint Kitts?

When travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Saint Kitts is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [13]. There are four different types of wall outlets in Saint Kitts (G, A, B and D) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for both types A and G.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your Beats Pill supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters and additional support for certain power hungry devices. Having a four port adapter means you can power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power chargers on your St Kitts trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

For those travelling frequently we suggest searching for a flexible power adapter like this online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [13] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Kitts

The 4 port USB travel charger [13] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, 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 for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Saint Kitts 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 adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Saint Kitts.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with just one 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 Saint Kitts.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill in Saint Kitts?

Powering a Beats Pill with a St Kitts power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

The WikiConnections page showing how to power a Beats Pill from a St Kitts power outlet using Type B Micro USB cable with a three pinned Type G power adapter.

  1. To power the Beats Pill using a St Kitts power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type G USB power adapter into the power supply. The power supply, technically known as a Type G power outlet [3], can be recognised by three holes with shutters in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in socket can be found at the rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the St Kitts 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 Beats Pill playback time at full power capacity is roughly 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the port will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill with a St Kitts power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a St Kitts power outlet

Learn how to power a Beats Pill from a St Kitts power outlet using Type B Micro USB cable with a three pinned Type A power adapter.

  1. To charge your Beats Pill using the St Kitts power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type A USB power adapter in the St Kitts power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the 2 thin slots next to each other where the live and neutral blades go.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in socket can be found at the rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Turn on the St Kitts 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 Beats Pill playback time at full power capacity is roughly seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the port will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a St Kitts power outlet

Charging a Beats Pill from a St Kitts power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using Micro USB type B cable and a Type B USB adapter to power a Beats Pill with a St Kitts power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Beats Pill from a St Kitts power outlet you will need to use a Type B USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type B USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise the wall outlet by the two thin slots next to each other for live and neutral blades with a hole below for the earth pin.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B Micro USB cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in jack can be found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the St Kitts power outlet.
  5. The USB jack will flash red while charging and turn 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 jack will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
Charging a Beats Pill from a St Kitts power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

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

Using Micro USB type B connector and a Type D USB adapter to power a Beats Pill with a St Kitts power outlet.

  1. To power the Beats Pill using a St Kitts power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type D USB power adapter into the power supply. The power supply, technically known as a Type D power outlet [11], can be recognised by three holes in a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B Micro USB cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in jack can be found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the St Kitts power outlet.
  5. The USB port will flash red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is around three and a half hours and the Beats Pill playback time after a complete charge is around 7 hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the jack will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill with a St Kitts power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Kitts_and_Nevis - Saint Kitts wikipedia page
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill - 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 - instructions for charging the Beats Pill
  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/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  8. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  10. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  12. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D 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