How to charge the Beats Pill 2 in Equatorial Guinea

Using USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger to power your Beats Pill 2 from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet and how to recharge a Beats Pill 2 using a double pin Type E USB adapter.

Equatorial Guinean power outlet

Various voltages and sockets can all cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country especially if you've never visited before. These instructions were written to assist travellers wanting to charge their Beats Pill 2 when they are travelling abroad.If you are going to travel to Equatorial Guinea the following instructions show charging your Beats Pill 2 using their Type E or C Equatorial Guinean 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When travelling anywhere you'll find that most power sockets differ depending on which region you're taking a trip to therefore we suggest that you read the Wiki Connections world power connections list where you'll find a complete list of powering devices in different destinations. If travelling to Equatorial Guinea from another country please make sure that your Beats Pill 2 can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged during charging. If you are planning on travelling to a city such as Bata or Malabo refer to the Equatorial Guinean Wikipedia page [1] for more information on visiting the area.

This list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your Equatorial Guinean power outlet. Please 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 Update tool for Beats.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Equatorial Guinea

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in Equatorial Guinea?

Yes, you can use a Beats Pill 2 in Equatorial Guinea.

What is the best power charger for a Beats Pill 2 in Equatorial Guinea?

If travelling with more than your Beats Pill 2 and visiting more than one country then the best international travel power adapter for Equatorial Guinea is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two types of plug sockets that Equatoguineans use (types E and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of Beats Pill 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers, and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters on your trip to Equatorial Guinea. Because you are only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers with only a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for this type of versatile travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Equatorial Guinea

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Beats Pill 2, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Equatorial Guinea and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK 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 visiting Equatorial Guinea using 3 pin type B US 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 North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Equatorial Guinea.
What is the best power charger for a Beats Pill 2 in Equatorial Guinea?

Charging a Beats Pill 2 from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C USB charger to power your Beats Pill 2 from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Beats Pill 2 from the Equatorial Guinean power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Equatorial Guinean power outlet. The power supply (called a Europlug or Type C power outlet [3]) is recognised by the two round holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B USB cord into 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 light.
  4. Turn on the Equatorial Guinean power outlet.
  5. The USB port will blink red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is around around 3 to 4 hours and the battery life after a complete charge is roughly seven hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the port will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
Charging a Beats Pill 2 from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with an Equatorial Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type E USB adapter to recharge your Beats Pill 2 from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet.

  1. In order to charge your Beats Pill 2 using an Equatorial Guinean power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type E USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two 4.8mm round adjacent holes next to each other and one metal earth pin protruding the top to form a triangular pattern.
  3. Then 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 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 Equatorial Guinean power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will flash red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is around around 3 to 4 hours and the battery life at full capacity is roughly 7 hours. After 20% battery life the jack will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with an Equatorial Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equatorial_Guinea - Equatorial Guinean Wikipedia page
  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, estimated cost under $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, costs under $10.
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet, costing between $10 to $15.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under $15.