Charging your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Fiji

Learn how to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Fijian power outlet with type B USB micro cable with a Type I power adapter.

Fijian power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially to the first time traveller. This guide has been written to help prepare travellers wanting to power their Beats Pill 2 when they are travelling to Fiji.This page is a useful guide showing you exactly what you'll need to charge the Beats Pill 2 when you're travelling to Fiji using their standard 240 volt 50Hz I Type Fijian wall outlet. If visiting Fiji from a different country please check that your Beats Pill 2 can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Beats Pill 2 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure your Beats Pill 2 is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it. If you intend to visit a place like Nasinu or Suva we recommend reading the Fijian country Wiki page [1] for more details prior to visiting the location.

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

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Fiji

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in Fiji?

Yes, you can connect a Beats Pill 2 to a Fijian power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

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

When travelling with more than just your Beats Pill 2 or visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Fiji to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads over. If your type of Beats Pill 2 supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of power adapters and additional support for more power hungry devices.

Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port charger will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers for your Fijian trip. Because you are only packing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers with just a single plug socket.

If you travel often we suggest searching for a multipurpose power adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Fiji

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK 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 visiting Fiji.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and is a 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 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Fiji.
What is the best travel charger for a Beats Pill 2 in Fiji?

How to use a Type I power charger for charging your Beats Pill 2 from a Fijian power outlet

Instructions showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Fijian power outlet with type B Micro USB cable and a Type I power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to your Beats Pill 2 from a Fijian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type I USB power adapter and inserting it in the Fijian power outlet. This plug supply, sometimes known as a Type I power outlet [3], can be recognised by 3 thin slots for the live, neutral and earth blades.
  3. Then 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 port can be found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Fijian power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will blink red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is about three and a half hours and the battery life at full power capacity is roughly seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the port will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type I power charger for charging your Beats Pill 2 from a Fijian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiji - Fijian country Wiki page
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - official Beats Pill support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeI.htm - Type I power outlet
  4. https://www.beatsbydre.com/uk/support/how-to/power-pill - charging instructions for the Beats Pill 2
  5. Type I USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type I mains power outlet, 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, under $10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under $15.