How to charge your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Saint Vincent

Using micro USB Type B cord and a three pinned Europlug Type C power charger to recharge a Beats Pill 2 with a St Vincentian power outlet, how to recharge a Beats Pill 2 using a three pinned Type G power plug and how to charge a Beats Pill 2 using a double pinned Type E USB plug

St Vincentian power outlet

Various voltages and plugs can all be confusing when planning to visit another country especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of standards being used throughout the world this article shows exactly what to pick up in advance to power the Beats Pill 2 . This page was specifically written to help assist travellers wanting to charge their Beats Pill 2 abroad.This page contains a simple guide showing what you'll need to power the Beats Pill 2 in Saint Vincent by using their Type G, C, E, I or K St Vincentian 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, Type G plug outlets will be typically used by a majority of St Vincentians. Power supplies will vary from country to country therefore please read our Wikiconnections global power supplies page where you'll find a complete list showing destinations. When you are visiting Saint Vincent from a different country please ensure that the Beats Pill 2 can be used with a 240v supply. If your Beats Pill 2 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v check your Beats Pill 2 is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged whilst powering it.

This list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your St Vincentian power outlet. Note that this page refers 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 from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats update tool.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Saint Vincent

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in Saint Vincent?

You can use a Beats Pill 2 in Saint Vincent by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel adapter for a Beats Pill 2 in Saint Vincent?

If travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Saint Vincent is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [13]. St Vincentians use five different standards of plug sockets (G, C, E, I and K) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the heads over. If your Beats Pill 2 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these power adapters, and support for more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port adapter means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to bring seperate power chargers or using up additional power outlets. Because you are only needing a single international travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

If you travel to Saint Vincent we recommend searching for a versatile travel charger similar to this online. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [13] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Vincent

The 4 port USB travel charger [13] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Saint Vincent.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to 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 Saint Vincent.
What is the best travel adapter for a Beats Pill 2 in Saint Vincent?

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a St Vincentian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB cord with a Type G power charger to charge a Beats Pill 2 with a St Vincentian power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Beats Pill 2 using the St Vincentian power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type G USB power adapter in the St Vincentian power outlet. You can recognise the plug supply by three vertical rectangular slots with shutters forming a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port is found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Switch on the St Vincentian power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will blink 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 jack will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a St Vincentian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a St Vincentian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge a Beats Pill 2 with a St Vincentian power outlet with type B Micro USB cord with a Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge your Beats Pill 2 using a St Vincentian power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter in the St Vincentian power outlet. This unearthed wall outlet can be recognised by the 2 holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B USB Micro cord into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port is found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the St Vincentian power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will flash red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about around 3 to 4 hours and the battery life at full 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.
Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a St Vincentian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a St Vincentian power outlet

Using type B USB micro cord and a 3 pinned Type E power charger to recharge a Beats Pill 2 with a St Vincentian power outlet.

  1. To charge the Beats Pill 2 from a St Vincentian power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type E USB power adapter into the St Vincentian power outlet. The sunken round wall supply can be identified by the two 4.8mm holes 19mm apart from each other plus a metal grounding pin protruding from the top in a triangular pattern.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB cord into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port is found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the St Vincentian power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will blink red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about around 3 to 4 hours and the battery life at full 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.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a St Vincentian power outlet

Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a St Vincentian power outlet by using a two pinned Type K USB adapter

Using Type B USB cable with a Type K USB adapter to recharge your Beats Pill 2 from a St Vincentian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Beats Pill 2 using a St Vincentian power outlet you'll need to use a Type K USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type K USB power adapter in the St Vincentian power outlet. You can identify the plug supply by three large holes forming an inverted triangle shape for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in 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 socket can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the St Vincentian power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is around three and a half hours and the playback time at full capacity is roughly seven hours. After 20% battery life the jack will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a St Vincentian power outlet by using a two pinned Type K USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Vincent_and_the_Grenadines - St Vincentian country page on Wikipedia
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - 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 - charging instructions for the Beats Pill 2
  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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C 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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  12. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K 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