Charging your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Miquelon

The WikiConnections guide on how to charge a Beats Pill 2 from a Miquelonnais power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cable and a three pinned Type E power adapter.

Miquelonnais power outlet

Varying different standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning on visiting a new country especially if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the Beats Pill 2 in Miquelon. These guidelines were specifically written to assist people wanting to power their Beats Pill 2 when they're staying in Miquelon.If staying in Miquelon the following instructions show how to power your Beats Pill 2 by using a 230 volt 50Hz Type E Miquelonnais power outlet, with the Miquelonnais using a CEE 7/5 French socket for wall outlets. When travelling to Miquelon from a different region ensure that your Beats Pill 2 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check the Beats Pill 2 is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged when powering up. If you're planning on travelling to a Miquelonnais place such as Miquelon we also recommend referring to the Wikipedia web page about Miquelon [1] for more details.

This list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the Miquelonnais 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 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 Miquelon

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in Miquelon?

You can connect a Beats Pill 2 to a Miquelonnais power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

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

When travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Miquelon to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied heads. If your model of Beats Pill 2 is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these USB power chargers, and compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port charger means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters on your trip. Because you are only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Miquelon we recommend buying this type of versatile travel charger at an electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Miquelon

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Miquelon and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Miquelon.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Miquelon.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Miquelon?

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

The WikiConnections guide on how to charge a Beats Pill 2 from a Miquelonnais power outlet by using Type B Micro USB cable and a three pinned Type E power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to your Beats Pill 2 from a Miquelonnais power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type E USB power adapter into the Miquelonnais power outlet. This circular power supply can be identified by the two 4.8mm adjacent holes where the pins go along with one long metal earth pin protruding from the top forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port can be found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Switch on the Miquelonnais power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will blink red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about around 3 to 4 hours and the playback time at full capacity is roughly 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the port will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Miquelonnais power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Pierre_and_Miquelon - Wikipedia web page about Miquelon
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - official Beats Pill support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  4. https://www.beatsbydre.com/uk/support/how-to/power-pill - charging instructions for the Beats Pill 2
  5. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet, estimated cost 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, priced at 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, estimated cost under $15.