How to charge your Beats Pill from a power outlet in Kyrgyzstan

The Wiki Connections page on how to power a Beats Pill with a Kyrgyzstani power outlet by using Type B USB cable with a Type C power adapter and how to charge a Beats Pill using a double pin Type F Schuko USB charger.

Kyrgyzstani power outlet

Complicated standards and plugs can often be daunting when planning on staying in another country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your Beats Pill in Kyrgyzstan. This guide was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Beats Pill abroad.This page has instructions which shows exactly what you'll need to supply power to your Beats Pill when you are in Kyrgyzstan by using the standard F or C type 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. Power sources vary from region to region so please read our Wikiconnections travel power connections page for a complete list of powering devices in different countries. If you are travelling to Kyrgyzstan from a different country check that the Beats Pill can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v make sure the Beats Pill is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged during charging.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to the Kyrgyzstani power outlet. Please note that these instructions refer to the Beats Pill 2 and not the original Beats Pill first generation, visit the Beats page for the full range of Beats bluetooth speakers. Before you connect Beats Pill 2 speakers to anything we recommend downloading the latest Beats firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Update tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in Kyrgyzstan

Can you use a Beats Pill in Kyrgyzstan?

Yes, you can use a Beats Pill in Kyrgyzstan by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Beats Pill in Kyrgyzstan?

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Kyrgyzstan is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different standards of wall outlets that Kirghiz use (types F and C) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied heads. If your Beats Pill supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters or using up additional power outlets. Only packing a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single wall outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel charger similar to this online, the power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Kyrgyzstan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but 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 useful when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Kyrgyzstan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a much cheaper 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 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Kyrgyzstan.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Beats Pill in Kyrgyzstan?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Beats Pill from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet

Using USB micro Type B connector and a Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your Beats Pill from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Beats Pill from the Kyrgyzstani power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the Kyrgyzstani power outlet. This wall outlet, sometimes known as the Europlug or Type C power outlet [3], is identified by 2 adjacent holes for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB micro Type B connector into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in socket is found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the Kyrgyzstani 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 Beats Pill playback time after a complete charge is roughly seven hours. After 20% battery life the jack will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Beats Pill from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Beats Pill from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your Beats Pill with a Kyrgyzstani power outlet by using Type B USB connector with a Type F power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the Beats Pill from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by two round adjacent holes along with a pair of two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB Micro cord into the USB mains charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in socket can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Kyrgyzstani power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will blink red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about between 3 to 4 hours and the battery life after a complete charge is roughly 7 hours. After 20% battery life the port will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Beats Pill from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyrgyzstan - Wikipedia.org page about Kyrgyzstan
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill - 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 - instructions for charging the Beats Pill
  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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters