Charging your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in The Ascension Islands

The WikiConnections page showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 from an Ascensionian Island power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pinned Type G power adapter.

Ascensionian Island power outlet

Differing combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country, especially to the first time traveller. This guide has been written to help assist people wanting to charge the Beats Pill 2 when they are abroad.When you are staying in The Ascension Islands these instructions show powering the Beats Pill 2 by using a 240 volt 50Hz Type G wall outlet, the Ascensionians will use a 13 amp plug for power outlets. If you are visiting The Ascension Islands from another region please double check the Beats Pill 2 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your Beats Pill 2 is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overloading when powering up.

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the Ascensionian Island 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 from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats firmware updater.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in The Ascension Islands

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in The Ascension Islands?

Yes, you can connect a Beats Pill 2 to an Ascensionian Island power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for a Beats Pill 2 in The Ascension Islands?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than your Beats Pill 2 then the best travel adapter for The Ascension Islands is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your type of Beats Pill 2 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, plus additional support for certain power hungry devices.

This means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate travel chargers on your Ascensionian Island trip. By only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling and on hand for recharging your Beats Pill 2 at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel to different countries we suggest searching for this type of flexible travel adapter online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for The Ascension Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Beats Pill 2, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 compact power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting The Ascension Islands using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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 is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at 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 The Ascension Islands.
What is the best power adapter for a Beats Pill 2 in The Ascension Islands?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from an Ascensionian Island power outlet

Learn how to charge your Beats Pill 2 with an Ascensionian Island power outlet with Type B USB Micro connector with a Type G USB adapter.

  1. In order to power your Beats Pill 2 from an Ascensionian Island power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the 3 vertical holes with shutters in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in jack is found at the rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Turn on the Ascensionian Island power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will flash red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is around 3.5 hours and the battery life at full power capacity is roughly seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the jack will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from an Ascensionian Island power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Helena,_Ascension_and_Tristan_da_Cunha - Wikipedia page about The Ascension 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, 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, 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, between $10 to $15.