Charging the Beats Pill 2 when planning a trip to Kuwait

The WikiConnections page showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Kuwaiti power outlet using Micro USB type B cord with a three pin Type G power adapter and recharging a Beats Pill 2 using a two pin Type C USB plug.

Kuwaiti power outlet

Varying different region codes and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially to 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 . This page was written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Beats Pill 2 when you are abroad.This page has step-by-step instructions showing how to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 when you're visiting Kuwait using the types G or C 240 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If visiting Kuwait from a different region please double check the Beats Pill 2 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Beats Pill 2 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure that your Beats Pill 2 is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from being damaged when powering up.

The following instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your Kuwaiti 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 Kuwait

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in Kuwait?

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

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Kuwait?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Beats Pill 2 then the best travel charger for Kuwait to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of power outlets that Kuwaitis use (G and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the included plugs. 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 demanding devices like tablets. Having a four port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters. By only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for charging your Beats Pill 2 at the airport or on your 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 sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional wall outlet.

If you travel to different places we suggest searching for a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Kuwait

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Beats Pill 2, but for those 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 unreliable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Kuwait using 3 pin type B 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 America using type B plugs. This gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi only has 2 USB charging ports but offers 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting Kuwait.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Kuwait?

Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Kuwaiti power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 from a Kuwaiti power outlet with type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type G power adapter.

  1. If you want to power the Beats Pill 2 using the Kuwaiti power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type G USB power adapter into the Kuwaiti power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the three rectangular slots containing shutters forming a triangle pattern.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Type B USB Micro 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 next to the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Kuwaiti power outlet.
  5. The power in port will flash red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is about around 3 to 4 hours and the playback time after a complete charge is around seven hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Kuwaiti power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Beats Pill 2 from a Kuwaiti power outlet

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Kuwaiti power outlet using micro USB type B connector and a 3 pin Type C USB charger.

  1. If you want to power a Beats Pill 2 from a Kuwaiti power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the two adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port can be found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Turn on the Kuwaiti 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 about between three to four hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full power capacity is roughly 7 hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Beats Pill 2 from a Kuwaiti power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuwait - Kuwait 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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  9. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters