How to charge your Beats Pill from a power outlet in Saint Lucia

How to connect a St Lucian power outlet to a Beats Pill

St Lucian power outlet

Complicated standards and plugs can often be confusing when planning to stay in another country, especially if you've never been there before. This page has been written to assist travellers wanting to power the Beats Pill when abroad.This page contains a step by step guide telling you what you'll need to supply power to your Beats Pill when you are visiting Saint Lucia by using a 240 volt 50Hz G Type power outlet, the St Lucians will use a 13 amp plug for charging. Power sources change from country to country therefore we suggest that you read our Wiki Connections travel power sockets guide for a full list showing countries. If visiting Saint Lucia from a different region check your Beats Pill can be used with a 240v supply. If the Beats Pill originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from being damaged during charging. If you are planning on visiting a place like Castries we also suggest referring to the St Lucian entry on Wikipedia.org [1] for more indepth details on visiting the area.

This list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to the St Lucian 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 any device we recommend downloading the latest Beats firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats update tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in Saint Lucia

Can you use a Beats Pill in Saint Lucia?

Yes, you can use a Beats Pill in Saint Lucia.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Beats Pill in Saint Lucia?

When you are travelling with more than just your Beats Pill then the best international travel charger for Saint Lucia is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Beats Pill supports Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these travel adapters, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices. Having a 4 port adapter means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters or using up additional wall outlets. By only packing a single travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage as well as being on hand for charging your Beats Pill at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel adapter similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Lucia

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Saint Lucia and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Saint Lucia.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Saint Lucia.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Beats Pill in Saint Lucia?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Beats Pill from a St Lucian power outlet

Learn how to power your Beats Pill from a St Lucian power outlet with Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type G USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Beats Pill from the St Lucian power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it into the power supply. This wall supply, sometimes called the Type G power outlet [3], looks like three vertical slots in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in port is found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the St Lucian power outlet.
  5. The power in port will glow red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about between three to four hours and the Beats Pill playback time after a complete charge is roughly seven hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the jack will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Beats Pill from a St Lucian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Lucia - St Lucian entry on Wikipedia.org
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters