Charging a Beats Pill 2 when staying in Saint Lucia

How to connect a St Lucian power outlet to a Beats Pill 2

St Lucian power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and voltages can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. When planning a trip to Saint Lucia these useful instructions show how to power your Beats Pill 2 by using a 240 volt 50Hz Type G St Lucian power outlet, with the St Lucians using a 13 amp plug for wall outlets. Power sockets will change from region to region therefore we suggest reading the power supplies list for a full list of countries. When you are visiting Saint Lucia from another country please check the Beats Pill 2 can be charged using a 240v supply. If the Beats Pill 2 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure that your device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your St Lucian power outlet. 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 you connect Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to any device we recommend downloading the latest Beats firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats updater tool.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Saint Lucia

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in Saint Lucia?

Yes, you can use a Beats Pill 2 in Saint Lucia.

What is the best power adapter for a Beats Pill 2 in Saint Lucia?

If you are travelling with more than just your Beats Pill 2 and visiting multiple countries the best travel power adapter for Saint Lucia is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. 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.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port charger means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power chargers on your St Lucian trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only packing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage and on hand for charging your Beats Pill 2 at the airport or on a plane. Due to their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

If you travel on a regular basis we suggest searching for a versatile power charger of this nature online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Lucia

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 when visiting counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Saint Lucia using type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Saint Lucia.
What is the best power adapter for a Beats Pill 2 in Saint Lucia?

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

Using micro USB Type B cord with a 3 pin Type G USB charger to recharge a Beats Pill 2 from a St Lucian power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Beats Pill 2 from the St Lucian power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly plug the Type G USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the three vertical slots forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter 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 indicator.
  4. Turn on the St Lucian power outlet.
  5. The power in port will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is about between 3 to 4 hours and the battery life at full power capacity is around seven hours. After 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a St Lucian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Lucia - Wikipedia web page about Saint Lucia
  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, estimated price 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, 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 between $10 to $15.