Charging your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Saint Helena

Using Type B Micro USB cable and a Type G power adapter to power a Beats Pill 2 with a St Helenian power outlet.

St Helenian power outlet

Varying complicated standards and sockets can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. These instructions have been written to help assist visitors wanting to power their Beats Pill 2 when they're going abroad.When you are visiting Saint Helena the following instructions show how to power your Beats Pill 2 by using their 240 volt 50Hz Type G plug outlet, with the St Helenians using 13 amp plugs for charging. If visiting Saint Helena from a different country please check that your Beats Pill 2 can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Beats Pill 2 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure your Beats Pill 2 is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged when powering up.

This list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the St Helenian power outlet. Note that these instructions refer 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 you connect 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 updater tool.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Saint Helena

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in Saint Helena?

Yes, you can connect a Beats Pill 2 to a St Helenian power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Saint Helena?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Beats Pill 2 the best international travel charger for Saint Helena to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by changing the heads over. If your type of Beats Pill 2 supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters plus additional support for certain power hungry devices. Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate travel adapters or occupying additional power sockets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your Beats Pill 2 at an airport or on a flight. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones using only a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of flexible travel adapter at an electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Helena

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Saint Helena.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This gives the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 Saint Helena.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Saint Helena?

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

A guide showing how to power a Beats Pill 2 with a St Helenian power outlet using USB micro type B cable and a Type G USB charger.

  1. To charge your Beats Pill 2 using the St Helenian 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. Start by inserting the Type G USB power adapter into the wall supply. The plug supply, technically known as a Type G power outlet [3], can be identified by 3 vertical rectangular slots forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in jack is found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the St Helenian power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will blink red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is about three and a half hours and the battery life at full power capacity is around seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the socket will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a St Helenian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Helena,_Ascension_and_Tristan_da_Cunha - wikipedia.org web page about Saint Helena
  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, costs between $10 to $15.
  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, estimated cost between $5 to $10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at between $10 to $15.