How to charge your Beats Pill from a power outlet in Tuvalu

How to connect a Tuvaluan power outlet to a Beats Pill

Tuvaluan power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country, especially for the first time traveller. This page has been specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Beats Pill when abroad.This guide shows what you'll need to charge the Beats Pill when staying in Tuvalu by using the standard 220 volt 50Hz Type I Tuvaluan plug outlet. When you are visiting Tuvalu from a different country make sure that the Beats Pill can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Beats Pill originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure that your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from over-heating whilst powering it.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to the Tuvaluan 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 anything we recommend downloading the latest Beats Pill 2 firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats updater tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in Tuvalu

Can you use a Beats Pill in Tuvalu?

Yes, you can use a Beats Pill in Tuvalu.

What is the best travel adapter for a Beats Pill in Tuvalu?

If travelling with more than your Beats Pill then the best international travel charger for Tuvalu is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Beats Pill can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power chargers for your trip or occupying additional power outlets. By only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power adapter online. The power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Tuvalu

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via 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 when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Tuvalu using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and 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 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Tuvalu.
What is the best travel adapter for a Beats Pill in Tuvalu?

How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Tuvaluan power outlet

Simple instructions showing how to charge a Beats Pill with a Tuvaluan power outlet with USB type B cable with a Type I power charger.

  1. To power your Beats Pill from the Tuvaluan power outlet you'll need to use a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First insert the Type I USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by three thin slots for the live, neutral and ground.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B USB cord into the mains USB 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 next to the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the Tuvaluan power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will flash red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is about 3.5 hours and the playback time at full power capacity is around 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the socket will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Tuvaluan power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuvalu - Tuvalu country entry on wikipedia.org
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill - official Beats Pill support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeI.htm - Type I power outlet
  4. https://www.beatsbydre.com/uk/support/how-to/power-pill - instructions for charging the Beats Pill
  5. Type I USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type I 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. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters