How to charge your Beats Pill from a power outlet in Bahrain

How to connect a Bahraini power outlet to a Beats Pill

Bahraini power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of standards and sockets can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the Beats Pill . The following step by step instructions shows you what you'll need to charge the Beats Pill when staying in Bahrain using their 230 volt 50Hz G Type Bahraini wall outlet, with the Bahrainis using 13 amp plugs for wall outlets. When you are visiting Bahrain from a different country please ensure that the Beats Pill can accept a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from over-heating when charging it. If you intend on travelling to a place like Manama please refer to the wikipedia entry about Bahrain [1] for more information.

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to your Bahraini power outlet. Please note that this page refers to the Beats Pill 2 and not the original Beats Pill first generation, visit the Beats page for the full range of Beats bluetooth speakers. Before connecting Beats Pill 2 speakers to any device we recommend downloading the latest Beats Pill 2 firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats updater tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in Bahrain

Can the Beats Pill be used in Bahrain?

You can connect a Beats Pill to a Bahraini power outlet.

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

If travelling with more than just your Beats Pill the best travel charger for Bahrain to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your Beats Pill is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel chargers for your Bahraini trip. Because you are only needing to bring a single international travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional plug socket.

For those travelling regularly we recommend searching for a flexible travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Bahrain

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Bahrain.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi has just 2 USB charging ports but offers a flexible 6 AC outlets. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, B, E, F, G and I making it suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Bahrain.
What is the best travel charger for a Beats Pill in Bahrain?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Bahraini power outlet

Using Type B USB cable with a Type G power charger to charge a Beats Pill with a Bahraini power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Beats Pill from a Bahraini power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type G USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 3 rectangular holes in a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Micro Type B cord into the USB mains charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in socket can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Bahraini power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will blink red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about around 3 to 4 hours and the battery life at full capacity is around 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the socket will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Bahraini power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bahrain - wikipedia entry about Bahrain
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill - 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 - instructions for charging the Beats Pill
  5. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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
  7. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters