Charging a Beats Pill 2 when visiting Turkmenistan

The WikiConnections guide showing how to power a Beats Pill 2 with a Turkmen power outlet with USB micro type B cable and a three pinned Schuko Type F power charger, powering a Beats Pill 2 using a three pin Type B USB charger and charging a Beats Pill 2 using a Type C Europlug USB charger

Turkmen power outlet

Various frequencies and region codes can often lead to confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Beats Pill 2 when you are visiting Turkmenistan.The following step-by-step guide shows exactly how to charge your Beats Pill 2 when you are in Turkmenistan using their standard types C, B or F Turkmen 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. Most power sockets will change from country to country so we suggest that you read the Wikiconnections world power connections guide for a full list of powering devices in different regions and countries. If you are visiting Turkmenistan from a different country please ensure your Beats Pill 2 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If the Beats Pill 2 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from overloading during charging.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the Turkmen power outlet. 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 from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats firmware updater.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Turkmenistan

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in Turkmenistan?

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

What is the best power charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Turkmenistan?

When travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Turkmenistan is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different standards of wall outlets that Turkmens use (C, B and F) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your model of Beats Pill 2 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these travel adapters plus additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel chargers this means you can power more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power adapters on your Turkmen trip. By only bringing a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your Beats Pill 2 at the airport or on a flight. Because of their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using just a single plug socket.

We suggest searching for a multipurpose travel adapter similar to this online. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Turkmenistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Turkmenistan 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 compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Turkmenistan.
  • 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 from America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Turkmenistan.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Turkmenistan?

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Turkmen power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using Type B USB micro cord and a Type B power adapter to charge your Beats Pill 2 from a Turkmen power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Beats Pill 2 from the Turkmen power outlet you'll need a Type B USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type B USB power adapter in the power supply. You can identify this plug outlet by two thin slots next to each other with a single semicircular hole below for the earthed pin. Note power cables used with type B plugs which are rated at 125 V should not be used so please check first.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Micro USB type B connector into the mains USB charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port is found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is about 3.5 hours and the Beats Pill playback time after a complete charge is roughly 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the socket will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Turkmen power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

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

Using USB micro type B cable and a three pin Europlug Type C power charger to charge a Beats Pill 2 from a Turkmen power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Beats Pill 2 from the Turkmen power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can identify this power outlet by the 2 circular holes adjacent to each other where the two plug outlet pins go.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in jack can be found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will blink red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is around around three to four hours and the playback time at full power capacity is roughly seven hours. After 20% battery life the port will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Turkmen 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 Turkmen power outlet

The WikiConnections guide showing how to power a Beats Pill 2 with a Turkmen power outlet with USB micro type B cable and a three pinned Schuko Type F power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Beats Pill 2 using a Turkmen power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Turkmen power outlet. The round plug outlet can be identified by the two adjacent holes next to each other along with a pair of two grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Micro USB type B connector into the mains USB charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port is found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is about 3.5 hours and the Beats Pill playback time after a complete charge is roughly 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the socket will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Turkmen power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkmenistan - Turkmenistan wikipedia page
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - official Beats Pill support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  4. https://www.beatsbydre.com/uk/support/how-to/power-pill - charging instructions for the Beats Pill 2
  5. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B 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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  10. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  11. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters