How to charge your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Kiribati

Using USB Micro type B cord and a three pinned Type I USB adapter to recharge your Beats Pill 2 from a Kiribati power outlet.

Kiribati power outlet

Varying complicated frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on travelling to another country especially if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power the Beats Pill 2 in Kiribati. These instructions were specifically written to help prepare visitors wanting to power the Beats Pill 2 abroad.When you are visiting Kiribati these useful instructions show powering your Beats Pill 2 by using the standard 240 volt 50Hz Type I power outlet. Power sources vary depending on which country you're taking a trip to so please read our Wikiconnections travel power connections list for a full list of powering devices in different countries. If you are travelling to Kiribati from a different country check that the Beats Pill 2 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure the Beats Pill 2 is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged during charging.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the Kiribati power outlet. Please note that these instructions refer 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 you connect 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 Update tool for Beats.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Kiribati

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in Kiribati?

Yes, you can use a Beats Pill 2 in Kiribati by using the correct power convertor.

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

If travelling with more than just your Beats Pill 2 or visiting multiple countries then the best travel charger for Kiribati is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the heads over. If your model of Beats Pill 2 supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these USB travel adapters, plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a 4 port adapter means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power chargers on your trip to Kiribati. By only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling and suitable for recharging your Beats Pill 2 at an airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to different continents we recommend searching for this type of versatile power charger at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Kiribati

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Beats Pill 2, however 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 useful for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Kiribati and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Kiribati using 3 pin type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 North America using type B plugs. This offers the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a generous 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 Kiribati.
What is the best travel charger for a Beats Pill 2 in Kiribati?

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

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge a Beats Pill 2 from a Kiribati power outlet with USB micro Type B connector and a three pin Type I USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the Beats Pill 2 using a Kiribati power outlet you will need to buy a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to plug in the Type I USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by the 3 slots in a triangular pattern with the top two slots sloping upward for the live, neutral and earth blades.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB micro Type B connector into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in socket is found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the Kiribati power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will flash red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about 3.5 hours and the Beats Pill playback time after a complete charge is roughly seven hours. After 20% battery life the jack 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 Kiribati power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiribati - Kiribati Wikipedia 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, 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, costs under $10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs between $10 to $15.