Charging your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Anguilla

How to connect an Anguillan power outlet to a Beats Pill 2

Anguillan power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning on staying in a different country, especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need to buy in advance to charge your Beats Pill 2 . These guidelines were specifically written to prevent visitors worrying if they'll be able to power their Beats Pill 2 when visiting abroad.When you're staying in Anguilla these instructions show charging the Beats Pill 2 using the 110 volt 60Hz A Type Anguillan power outlet, the Anguillans will use a NEMA 1-15 ungrounded plug for wall outlets. If your Beats Pill 2 does not power up or charges slowly when you are visiting Anguilla from another country please check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Devices which originated from a different country which use a higher voltage (for example 240 volts) may take longer to charge or won't turn on, check that your device is a dual voltage device (you'll find these are usually marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to ensure proper use.

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the Anguillan 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 connecting Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to anything we recommend downloading the latest Beats Pill 2.0 firmware update from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats update tool.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Anguilla

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in Anguilla?

You can connect a Beats Pill 2 to an Anguillan power outlet.

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

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than just your Beats Pill 2 then the best international travel adapter for Anguilla to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the plugs over. If your type of Beats Pill 2 can support Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. This will also allow you to power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers on your Anguillan trip. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage and suitable for charging your Beats Pill 2 at the airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers with just a single wall outlet.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for a flexible power adapter like this online; the power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Anguilla

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 wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies. 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 portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Anguilla.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one 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 Anguilla.
What is the best power adapter for a Beats Pill 2 in Anguilla?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from an Anguillan power outlet

Learn how to power a Beats Pill 2 from an Anguillan power outlet using USB micro type B cable and a Type A USB adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Beats Pill 2 from the Anguillan power outlet you will need to use a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type A USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the power supply by the 2 thin slots next to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B Micro USB cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in jack is found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the Anguillan 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 around seven hours. After 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from an Anguillan power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anguilla - Anguillan Wikipedia web page
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - official Beats Pill support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  4. https://www.beatsbydre.com/uk/support/how-to/power-pill - charging instructions for the Beats Pill 2
  5. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet, priced around $10.
  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, costing 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.