Charging your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Tajikistan

Learn how to recharge a Beats Pill 2 from a Tajikistani power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pinned Type C USB charger and charging a Beats Pill 2 using a Schuko Type F power charger.

Tajikistani power outlet

Different region codes and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to stay in another country for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to power your Beats Pill 2 . This guide has been written to help assist visitors wanting to charge the Beats Pill 2 when they are abroad.This simple guide will show exactly what you'll need to power your Beats Pill 2 when you are visiting Tajikistan using the Type F or C Tajikistani 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If you are visiting Tajikistan from another region please double check the Beats Pill 2 can be used with a 240 volt 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 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it. If you plan to stay in a Tajikistani city like Dushanbe or Khujand please refer to the wikipedia entry about Tajikistan [1] for more indepth information.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your Tajikistani power outlet. Note that this page refers to the Beats Pill 2.0 and not the original Beats Pill first generation, please 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 Tajikistan

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in Tajikistan?

Yes, you can connect a Beats Pill 2 to a Tajikistani power outlet.

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

If you are travelling with more than your Beats Pill 2 the best international travel adapter for Tajikistan is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two standards of wall outlets that Tajikistanis use (F and C) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your type of Beats Pill 2 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage and on hand for recharging your Beats Pill 2 at an airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel on a regular basis we suggest searching for a flexible travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Tajikistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for those also wanting 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 travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Tajikistan 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 most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Tajikistan 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 from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Tajikistan.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Tajikistan?

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Tajikistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Learn how to recharge a Beats Pill 2 from a Tajikistani power outlet with micro USB Type B cord with a three pinned Type C USB charger.

  1. If you want to power the Beats Pill 2 using the Tajikistani power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the Tajikistani power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two round holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter 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. Switch on the Tajikistani power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a flat 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.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Tajikistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Tajikistani power outlet

Using micro USB Type B cord with a Schuko Type F USB charger to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Tajikistani power outlet.

  1. In order to power your Beats Pill 2 from a Tajikistani power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two large holes 19 mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral and a pair of two metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter 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. Switch on the Tajikistani 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 around three to four hours and the playback time after a complete charge is around seven hours. After 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Tajikistani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tajikistan - wikipedia entry about Tajikistan
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - official Beats Pill support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. https://www.beatsbydre.com/uk/support/how-to/power-pill - charging instructions for the Beats Pill 2
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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