Charging your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Iraq

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 with an Iraqi power outlet using type B USB Micro cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter, powering a Beats Pill 2 using a 3 pin Type G power adapter and how to power a Beats Pill 2 using a Type D USB plug

Iraqi power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning to stay in a new country, especially if you've never been there before. This page was specifically written to prevent travellers worrying if they'll be able to charge the Beats Pill 2 when they're staying in Iraq.This simple guide will show exactly what you'll need to power your Beats Pill 2 in Iraq using the types G, C or D 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You'll discover power sockets vary depending on which area you are travelling to so please read the Asia and power supplies page for a full list of regions and countries. When travelling to Iraq from a different country please make sure that your Beats Pill 2 can be charged using a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v check that the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it. If you plan on taking a trip to an Iraqi city like Baghdad or Basra read the Iraqi country Wiki page [1] for further information.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your Iraqi 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 Iraq

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in Iraq?

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

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

When travelling with more than just your Beats Pill 2 the best travel charger for Iraq to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different types of power outlets that Iraqis use (types G, C and D) and using a travel adapter 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 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 recharging times with one of these USB power adapters along with support for more power demanding devices like tablets. This will also allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel adapters for your Iraqi trip. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Iraq we suggest searching for an adaptable travel charger of this nature online; the travel charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Iraq

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors 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 unstable power supplies. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Iraq.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 and offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Iraq.
What is the best travel charger for a Beats Pill 2 in Iraq?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from an Iraqi power outlet

Instructions on how to recharge your Beats Pill 2 with an Iraqi power outlet using type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type G power charger.

  1. If you want to power your Beats Pill 2 from an Iraqi power outlet you'll need 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 Iraqi power outlet. This power outlet, sometimes known as a Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 vertical holes with plastic shutters in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then 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 Iraqi 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 between three to four hours and the Beats Pill playback time after a complete charge is around seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the port will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from an Iraqi power outlet

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

Using Type B USB Micro connector with a Type C Europlug power charger to recharge your Beats Pill 2 with an Iraqi power outlet.

  1. If you want to power a Beats Pill 2 from an Iraqi 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. Insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Iraqi power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the 2 round holes next to each other where the two plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Connect the USB 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 Iraqi power outlet.
  5. The power in port will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is around three and a half hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full capacity is around seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the jack will turn red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Beats Pill 2 from an Iraqi power outlet

Charging a Beats Pill 2 from an Iraqi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 with an Iraqi power outlet with Type B USB Micro connector with a Type D USB charger.

  1. To charge a Beats Pill 2 from an Iraqi power outlet you'll need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type D USB power adapter into the power outlet. The wall outlet, sometimes known as a Type D power outlet [9], looks like 3 circular holes forming a triangle pattern.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port is found at the rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Switch on the Iraqi power outlet.
  5. The USB port will blink 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 at full capacity is roughly 7 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 an Iraqi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iraq - Iraqi country Wiki 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. 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