Charging your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Paraguay

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Paraguayan power outlet with type B USB Micro cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter.

Paraguayan power outlet

Complicated combinations of region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. However this isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this article shows exactly what to buy in advance to power your Beats Pill 2 . When you are staying in Paraguay the following useful instructions show how to charge the Beats Pill 2 by using their standard 220 volt 50Hz C Type Paraguayan plug outlet, the Paraguayans will use a Europlug for wall outlets. Power sockets vary depending on which region you are travelling to so we suggest reading the power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When visiting Paraguay from a different region ensure your Beats Pill 2 can be charged using a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts double check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging it. If you plan on taking a trip to a Paraguayan city like AsunciĆ³n or Ciudad del Este read the Wikipedia.org web page about Paraguay [1] for further details.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your Paraguayan power outlet. Note that this page refers to the Beats Pill 2.0 and not the original Beats Pill first generation, please 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 update from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats update tool.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Paraguay

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in Paraguay?

Yes, you can connect a Beats Pill 2 to a Paraguayan power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for a Beats Pill 2 in Paraguay?

When travelling with more than just your Beats Pill 2 and visiting more than one country then the best travel charger for Paraguay to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Beats Pill 2 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters for your Paraguayan trip. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of travel chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel often we suggest searching for a flexible travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Paraguay

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power grids. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from America going to Paraguay.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Paraguay.
What is the best power adapter for a Beats Pill 2 in Paraguay?

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Paraguayan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using type B USB Micro cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to power a Beats Pill 2 from a Paraguayan power outlet.

  1. To power your Beats Pill 2 using the Paraguayan power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the wall supply. This ungrounded power outlet, also known as a Europlug, can be recognised by 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in socket can be found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Paraguayan power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is around between 3 to 4 hours and the Beats Pill playback time after a complete charge is around seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the port will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Paraguayan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paraguay - Wikipedia.org web page about Paraguay
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - official Beats Pill support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. https://www.beatsbydre.com/uk/support/how-to/power-pill - charging instructions for the Beats Pill 2
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters