Charging your Beats Pill from a power outlet in The United Arab Emirates

Using type B USB micro connector with a three pinned Type D power adapter to recharge your Beats Pill with a United Arab Emirates power outlet, recharging a Beats Pill using a 3 pin Type G USB plug and charging a Beats Pill using a double pin Type C USB adapter

United Arab Emirates power outlet

When organizing a holiday to The United Arab Emirates it can be helpful to know in advance if you can use your vital devices like mobile phones and laptop computers when you're there. However, by not knowing which wall socket is being used you could pack the wrong power adaptor, therefore leaving you having to purchase a suitable power adaptor when you're there which might not be compatible. Various voltages and standards can often be daunting when planning to travel to a new country if you've never visited before. These instructions have been written to help assist visitors wanting to power their Beats Pill when they are visiting The United Arab Emirates.When you're staying in The United Arab Emirates these instructions show powering the Beats Pill using the Type G, C or D United Arab Emirates 220 volt 50Hz power outlets, Type G power outlets will be used by most Emiratis. If you are visiting The United Arab Emirates from another region please check the Beats Pill can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your Beats Pill is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it.

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to the United Arab Emirates power outlet. Please note that these instructions refer 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 Update tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in The United Arab Emirates

Can you use a Beats Pill in The United Arab Emirates?

You can connect a Beats Pill to a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill in The United Arab Emirates?

When travelling with more than just your Beats Pill and visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for The United Arab Emirates to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Emirians use three different types of power outlets (G, C and D) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. If your Beats Pill supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these types of travel chargers along with support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other adapters this will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your Beats Pill at an airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones using just a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for an adaptable power adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for The United Arab Emirates

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Beats Pill, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both The United Arab Emirates 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 most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting The United Arab Emirates using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 most travellers from around the world visiting The United Arab Emirates.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill in The United Arab Emirates?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

Using type B USB micro connector with a three pinned Type G power adapter to recharge your Beats Pill with a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Beats Pill from a United Arab Emirates 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. First you'll need to insert the Type G USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the 3 vertical slots containing shutters forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in jack can be found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The USB port will flash red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is around 3.5 hours and the battery life at full capacity is around seven hours. After 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

Using type B USB micro connector with a three pinned Type C USB charger to power a Beats Pill from a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

  1. If you want to power a Beats Pill from the United Arab Emirates power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First insert the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the power supply by the 2 circular adjacent holes for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the Micro USB type B cord into the bottom of the USB adapter 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 next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will blink 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 roughly 7 hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the jack will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

Using Type B USB cable and a Type D USB adapter to power a Beats Pill with a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Beats Pill from a United Arab Emirates power outlet you will need to use a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type D USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the 3 round holes in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B Micro USB cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in jack is found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Turn on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is about around three to four hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full power capacity is roughly seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the port will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Arab_Emirates - wikipedia.org web page about The United Arab Emirates
  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. 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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  10. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D 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