Charging the Beats Pill 2 when planning a trip to Bahrain

Instructions showing how to recharge a Beats Pill 2 from a Bahraini power outlet with type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type G power adapter.

Bahraini power outlet

Varying different region codes and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this article shows exactly what to buy in advance to power your Beats Pill 2 . These instructions have been written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Beats Pill 2 abroad.If travelling to Bahrain this page has useful instructions showing charging the Beats Pill 2 by using their standard 230 volt 50Hz G Type wall outlet, the Bahrainis will use a 13 amp plug for wall outlets. Power sockets are different depending on which area you are visiting so we suggest reading the power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Bahrain 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 power transformer to avoid the device from overheating whilst powering it. If you're planning on taking a trip to a Bahraini place such as Manama read the Bahrain Wikipedia page [1] for more indepth information.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your Bahraini 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 firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats update tool.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Bahrain

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in Bahrain?

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

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

When travelling with more than just your Beats Pill 2 or visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Bahrain to buy 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 from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your Beats Pill 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other travel chargers this means you can charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters for your Bahraini trip. By only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage 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 power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional plug socket.

We recommend buying this type of versatile travel charger online; the power adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good 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 charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be useful 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 Bahrain 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 North America visiting Bahrain.
  • 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 and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi only has 2 USB charging ports but offers a more 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Bahrain.
What is the best power adapter for a Beats Pill 2 in Bahrain?

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Bahraini power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Beats Pill 2 from a Bahraini power outlet with Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type G USB charger.

  1. To charge a Beats Pill 2 from a Bahraini power outlet you'll need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the wall supply. The power supply, technically called the Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 vertical holes containing plastic shutters in a triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains 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 to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Turn on the Bahraini power outlet.
  5. The USB port 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 power capacity is roughly 7 hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the port will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Bahraini power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bahrain - Bahrain Wikipedia page
  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
  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