Charging the Beats Pill 2 when visiting Liechtenstein

Instructions on how to recharge your Beats Pill 2 with a Liechtenstein power outlet using USB Type B cord with a Europlug Type C USB charger and how to power a Beats Pill 2 using a 3 pin Type J power charger.

Liechtenstein power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and sockets can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Beats Pill 2 when travelling abroad.When you're visiting Liechtenstein these instructions show how to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 by using their standard J or C type Liechtenstein 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are travelling to Liechtenstein from another region ensure that your Beats Pill 2 can be charged using a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v check that the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it.

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

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Liechtenstein

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in Liechtenstein?

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

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Beats Pill 2 then the best travel power adapter for Liechtenstein is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Liechtensteiners use two different standards of wall outlets (types J and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the included heads. If your Beats Pill 2 can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) 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 means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual power chargers. Only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling as well as being suitable for charging your Beats Pill 2 at the airport or on your flight. Due to their versatility these types of 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 using only a single wall outlet.

For those travelling to Liechtenstein we suggest searching for a multipurpose travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Liechtenstein

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Beats Pill 2, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is useful for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies. 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 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 Liechtenstein using 3 pin type B 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 gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Liechtenstein.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Liechtenstein?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Liechtenstein power outlet

Using USB Micro type B connector and a 3 pin Type C USB charger to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Liechtenstein power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 using the Liechtenstein power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Liechtenstein power outlet. This unearthed power supply (sometimes called the Europlug or Type C power outlet [3]) is identified by the 2 round adjacent holes next to each other where the twin pins slide into.
  3. Then 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 light.
  4. Switch on the Liechtenstein power outlet.
  5. The USB port will blink red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From an empty 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.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Liechtenstein power outlet

Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Liechtenstein power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

Using Type B USB Micro connector with a Type J USB charger to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Liechtenstein power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Beats Pill 2 using the Liechtenstein power outlet you will need to use a Type J USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type J USB power adapter into the Liechtenstein power outlet. You can recognise this flattened hexagon shaped plug supply by the three circular holes forming a triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into 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 back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Liechtenstein power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will glow 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.
Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Liechtenstein power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liechtenstein - Liechtenstein 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, priced at 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 between $5 to $10.
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeJ.htm - Type J power outlet
  8. Type J USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type J mains power outlet, estimated price 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, estimated cost between $10 to $15.