How to charge your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Falkland Islands

How to connect a Falkland Islands power outlet to a Beats Pill 2

Falkland Islands power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your Beats Pill 2 in Falkland Islands. When travelling to Falkland Islands these useful instructions show charging your Beats Pill 2 using a standard 240 volt 50Hz Type G Falkland Islands wall outlet, with the Falkland Islanders using 13 amp plugs for wall outlets. If travelling to Falkland Islands from another country please ensure the Beats Pill 2 can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure the Beats Pill 2 is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up. If you are planning on travelling to a city such as Stanley or Goose Green we also recommend reading the Wikipedia page about Falkland Islands [1] for more indepth details prior to the location.

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your Falkland Islands 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 any device we recommend downloading the latest Beats Pill 2.0 firmware update from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats firmware updater.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Falkland Islands

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in Falkland Islands?

Yes, you can use a Beats Pill 2 in Falkland Islands.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Falkland Islands?

When you are travelling with more than just your Beats Pill 2 then the best travel charger for Falkland Islands is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the plugs. If your type of Beats Pill 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices.

Having a four port charger will allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy individual power chargers for your trip or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we recommend searching for this type of versatile power charger online. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Falkland Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Beats Pill 2, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America going to Falkland Islands using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for 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 Falkland Islands.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Falkland Islands?

Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Falkland Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pin Type G USB adapter to charge a Beats Pill 2 with a Falkland Islands power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Beats Pill 2 using a Falkland Islands power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the Falkland Islands power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 3 vertical rectangular holes containing plastic shutters in a triangle configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in jack can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Falkland Islands 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 seven hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the socket will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Falkland Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falkland_Islands - Wikipedia page about Falkland Islands
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters