Charging your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Solomon Islands

Using USB Type B cord with a three pin Type G power adapter to power a Beats Pill 2 from a Solomon Islands power outlet.

Solomon Islands power outlet

Varying complicated region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning on travelling to another country for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to power your Beats Pill 2 . This guide has been written to prevent visitors having to worry if they can charge the Beats Pill 2 when they are abroad.This useful guide will show exactly what you'll need to charge the Beats Pill 2 when you are travelling to Solomon Islands using the Type G or I Solomon Islands 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If you are travelling to Solomon Islands from a different region please check the Beats Pill 2 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your Beats Pill 2 is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it up. If you plan on travelling to a Solomon Islands city like Honiara or Gizo please refer to the wikipedia entry about Solomon Islands [1] for more indepth information.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your Solomon Islands 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 anything we recommend downloading the latest Beats firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats firmware updater.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Solomon Islands

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in Solomon Islands?

Yes, you can connect a Beats Pill 2 to a Solomon Islands power outlet.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Solomon Islands?

If you are travelling with more than your Beats Pill 2 the best international travel adapter for Solomon Islands is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. There are two standards of wall outlets that Solomon Islanders use (G and I) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type G. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your type of Beats Pill 2 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power adapters. Only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your Beats Pill 2 at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

We suggest searching for a versatile power charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Solomon Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Solomon Islands and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Solomon Islands using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Solomon Islands.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Solomon Islands?

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

Using USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type G power adapter to recharge your Beats Pill 2 with a Solomon Islands power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Beats Pill 2 from a Solomon Islands power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by three rectangular slots containing shutters forming a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in jack is found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Turn on the Solomon Islands power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will flash red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is around 3.5 hours and the battery life at full power capacity is roughly seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the jack will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Solomon Islands power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solomon_Islands - wikipedia entry about Solomon Islands
  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, costs 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, between $10 to $15.