How to charge the Beats Pill 2 when staying in The United Arab Emirates

Simple instructions showing how to charge a Beats Pill 2 with a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter, how to recharge a Beats Pill 2 using a double pin Europlug Type C USB adapter and charging a Beats Pill 2 using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

United Arab Emirates power outlet

When packing for a vacation it can be useful to know in advance if you can power your essential devices when you get there. However without knowing which plug socket is being used you are more likely to bring the wrong power charger, meaning needing to purchase a potentially overpriced power adaptor when you're there. Varying complicated combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country, especially for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your Beats Pill 2 in The United Arab Emirates. This page has been written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Beats Pill 2 when abroad.When you're going to travel to The United Arab Emirates these useful instructions show how to supply power to your Beats Pill 2 using their G, C or D type 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets, Type G power outlets are used by most Emirians. You will find that most power sockets will vary depending on which country you're taking a trip to therefore we suggest that you read our Wiki Connections world power supplies list where you'll find a complete list of powering devices in different destinations. If travelling to The United Arab Emirates from another country please make sure that your Beats Pill 2 can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check your device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged during charging.

The following instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the United Arab Emirates power outlet. Note that these instructions refer 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 you connect 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 updater tool.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in The United Arab Emirates

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in The United Arab Emirates?

You can connect a Beats Pill 2 to a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel charger for a Beats Pill 2 in The United Arab Emirates?

If travelling with more than your Beats Pill 2 then the best international travel power adapter for The United Arab Emirates to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three types of plug sockets that Emirians use (types G, C and D) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of Beats Pill 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for a multipurpose power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world 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 wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come 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 converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to The United Arab Emirates.
  • 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 and offers practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the 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 most travellers from around the world visiting The United Arab Emirates.
What is the best travel charger for a Beats Pill 2 in The United Arab Emirates?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Beats Pill 2 from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

Simple instructions showing how to charge a Beats Pill 2 with a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to a Beats Pill 2 using a United Arab Emirates power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 3 vertical rectangular holes with plastic shutters forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in socket is found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The power in port will blink red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about 3.5 hours and the playback time at full power capacity is around 7 hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the socket will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Beats Pill 2 from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

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

Using micro USB type B cable with a Type C power charger to power your Beats Pill 2 from a United Arab Emirates power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Beats Pill 2 using a United Arab Emirates power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the United Arab Emirates power outlet. The plug outlet can be identified by two circular adjacent holes.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Micro USB Type B connector into the USB power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The USB jack will glow 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 battery life after a complete charge is roughly seven hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the socket will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Beats Pill 2 from a United Arab Emirates power outlet

Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Beats Pill 2 from a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using Type B micro USB cord and a Type D power charger.

  1. If you want to power a Beats Pill 2 using a United Arab Emirates power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type D USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 3 holes in a triangular shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B USB cord into the mains USB adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in jack can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the United Arab Emirates power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will flash red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is around around three to four hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full capacity is around 7 hours. After 20% battery life the jack will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a United Arab Emirates power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Arab_Emirates - The United Arab Emirates page on wikipedia.org
  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. 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