How to charge the Beats Pill 2 in Saint Kitts

Simple instructions showing how to charge a Beats Pill 2 with a St Kitts power outlet with USB type B cable with a Type G power charger, how to recharge a Beats Pill 2 using a double pin Type A USB adapter and how to recharge a Beats Pill 2 using a three pin Type B USB adapter

St Kitts power outlet

Various region codes and plug types can all be daunting when planning on travelling to a foreign country if you've never visited before. This isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power the Beats Pill 2 in Saint Kitts. The following useful guide will show you what you'll need to supply power to your Beats Pill 2 when going to Saint Kitts by using the standard types G, A, B or D St Kitts 230 volt 60Hz plug outlets, please note that Type G plug outlets are used by most Kittitian. You will find that most power sockets vary depending on which region you're taking a trip to therefore please read the WikiConnections travel power sockets list for a full list showing countries. If travelling to Saint Kitts from another country please make sure your Beats Pill 2 can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v make sure that the Beats Pill 2 is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating when charging it. If you plan on staying in a St Kitts destination like Basseterre we suggest referring to the Saint Kitts country entry on wikipedia.org [1] for further details on visiting the area.

This list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your St Kitts 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 Beats firmware updater.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Saint Kitts

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in Saint Kitts?

You can connect a Beats Pill 2 to a St Kitts power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel charger for a Beats Pill 2 in Saint Kitts?

If travelling with more than your Beats Pill 2 and visiting more than one country the best travel charger for Saint Kitts is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [13]. Kittitian use four different standards of wall outlets (G, A, B and D) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for both types A and G.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of Beats Pill 2 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices. Having a 4 port adapter means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters. Because you are only needing to bring a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Beats Pill 2 at the airport or on the plane. 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 tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

If you travel on a regular basis we suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online, the power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [13] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Kitts

The 4 port USB travel charger [13] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international 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 Saint Kitts using 3 pinned 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 from the US using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Saint Kitts.
What is the best travel charger for a Beats Pill 2 in Saint Kitts?

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a St Kitts power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using type B USB connector and a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter to recharge a Beats Pill 2 from a St Kitts power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Beats Pill 2 from the St Kitts power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the St Kitts power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by the 3 slots containing shutters forming a triangular pattern for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the St Kitts power outlet.
  5. The USB port will flash red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is around around three to four hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full capacity is around 7 hours. After 20% battery life the jack will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a St Kitts power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a St Kitts power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Using USB type B cable with a Type A power charger to power your Beats Pill 2 from a St Kitts power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Beats Pill 2 from the St Kitts power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type A USB power adapter in the St Kitts power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by the 2 adjacent slots next to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in jack can be found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the St Kitts 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 3.5 hours and the playback time at full power capacity is around seven hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the socket will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a St Kitts power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a St Kitts power outlet

Using USB type B cable with a Type B power charger to power your Beats Pill 2 from a St Kitts power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Beats Pill 2 using the St Kitts power outlet you'll need to use a Type B USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First insert the Type B USB power adapter into the wall outlet. This wall supply, technically known as the Type B power outlet [9], can be identified by two thin slots adjacent to each other with a single semicircle shaped hole below for the ground pin.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in jack can be found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the St Kitts 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 3.5 hours and the playback time at full power capacity is around seven hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the socket will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a St Kitts power outlet

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a St Kitts power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using Type B USB cord and a three pinned Type D USB adapter to charge a Beats Pill 2 with a St Kitts power outlet.

  1. If you want to power a Beats Pill 2 using a St Kitts power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type D USB power adapter and plugging it into the St Kitts power outlet. You can recognise this power supply by 3 circular holes in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the St Kitts 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 at full capacity is around 7 hours. After 20% battery life the jack will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a St Kitts power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Kitts_and_Nevis - Saint Kitts country entry on wikipedia.org
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - official Beats Pill support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. https://www.beatsbydre.com/uk/support/how-to/power-pill - charging instructions for the Beats Pill 2
  5. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply, 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, between $5 to $10.
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  8. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet, priced at between $10 to $15.
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  10. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet, under $25.
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  12. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet, estimated price between $15 to $20.
  13. 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.