Charging the Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Faroe Islands

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Beats Pill 2 from a Faroese power outlet with Micro USB Type B cord with a Type F Schuko power adapter, how to power a Beats Pill 2 using a 2 pin Europlug Type C power adapter and charging a Beats Pill 2 using a Type E power adapter

Faroese power outlet

Different voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country, especially to the first time traveller. The following simple instructions will show how to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 when you're visiting Faroe Islands using the Type E, C, F or K 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If you are visiting Faroe Islands from another region please double check the Beats Pill 2 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Beats Pill 2 was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure your Beats Pill 2 is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it.

This list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the Faroese 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 firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats firmware updater.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Faroe Islands

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in Faroe Islands?

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

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Faroe Islands?

When travelling with more than just your Beats Pill 2 the best international travel adapter for Faroe Islands is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. There are four standards of plug sockets in Faroe Islands (E, C, F and K) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs. If your Beats Pill 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. This will also allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers for your Faroese trip or using up additional power sockets. Only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage and convenient for recharging your Beats Pill 2 at the airport or on your 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 sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

For those travelling to different destinations we recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter online; the travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Faroe Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following 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 supplies. 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 portable option for travellers originating from America going to Faroe Islands using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Faroe Islands.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Faroe Islands?

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

Using Type B USB Micro connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your Beats Pill 2 with a Faroese power outlet.

  1. To charge a Beats Pill 2 from the Faroese 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. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Faroese power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in socket can be found at the rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Switch on the Faroese power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is about around 3 to 4 hours and the 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 Faroese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Faroese power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

Instructions showing how to power a Beats Pill 2 from a Faroese power outlet with micro USB Type B connector with a Type E USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 using the Faroese power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. The circular power outlet can be recognised by two round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral and a single metal grounding pin protruding the top to form a triangle pattern.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter 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 Faroese power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will flash red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is about between 3 to 4 hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full capacity is roughly 7 hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Faroese power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Faroese power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Beats Pill 2 from a Faroese power outlet with Micro USB Type B cord with a Type F Schuko power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 using the Faroese power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. The sunken round power supply (sometimes called the Type F power outlet [9]) can be identified by the two 4.8mm adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins, plus thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  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 LED.
  4. Turn on the Faroese power outlet.
  5. The power in port will blink red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is around 3.5 hours and the battery life at full 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 F power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Faroese power outlet

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Faroese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

Instructions showing how to power a Beats Pill 2 from a Faroese power outlet with Type B micro USB connector with a Type K USB charger.

  1. To charge a Beats Pill 2 from a Faroese power outlet you will need to use a Type K USB power adapter [11] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type K USB power adapter into the Faroese power outlet. This power outlet (technically called the Type K power outlet [10]) looks like 3 large holes in a triangle pattern and the bottom hole appearing in a semicircle shape.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter 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 Faroese power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will flash red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is about around three to four hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full capacity is roughly 7 hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Faroese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type K USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faroe_Islands - wikipedia entry about Faroe Islands
  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 price 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, between $5 to $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, between $10 to $15.
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  11. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K mains power outlet, priced at under $15.
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs under $15.