Charging the Beats Pill 2 when planning a trip to Tonga

How to connect a Tongan power outlet to a Beats Pill 2

Tongan power outlet

Varying different voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country, especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Beats Pill 2 when staying abroad.These step by step instructions shows what you'll need to charge your Beats Pill 2 when travelling to Tonga using the 240 volt 50Hz Type I plug outlet. You will discover power supplies will vary depending on which area you are in therefore please read the travel power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Tonga from a different country please double check the Beats Pill 2 can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your Beats Pill 2 is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it.

This list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your Tongan power outlet. Please note that these instructions refer 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 Pill 2.0 firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Update tool for Beats.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Tonga

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in Tonga?

You can use a Beats Pill 2 in Tonga by using a power adaptor.

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

When travelling with more than just your Beats Pill 2 and visiting more than one country the best international travel adapter for Tonga is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Beats Pill 2 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers on your Tongan trip or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to different places we suggest searching for a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Tonga

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Tonga 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 compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Tonga.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs. This is a 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 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 Tonga.
What is the best power adapter for a Beats Pill 2 in Tonga?

How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Tongan power outlet

Using USB Type B cord with a Type I USB charger to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Tongan power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 using the Tongan 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. Start by plugging the Type I USB power adapter into the Tongan power outlet. This plug supply (sometimes called the Type I power outlet [3]) can be recognised by three slots for the live, neutral and earth blades.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB connector into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in socket can be found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Tongan power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is around 3.5 hours and the battery life at full 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 I power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Tongan power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonga - Tonga 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, 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.