Charging the Beats Pill when visiting Uzbekistan

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Beats Pill from an Uzbekistani power outlet using USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type C USB charger and recharging a Beats Pill using a Type I USB plug.

Uzbekistani power outlet

Varying different region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning on staying in another country if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to power your Beats Pill . These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the Beats Pill when you are abroad.When you're visiting Uzbekistan this page has instructions showing you charging the Beats Pill by using the types I or C 220 volt 50Hz wall 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 Uzbekistan from a different country please make sure your Beats Pill can be charged using a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) double check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging it.

This list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to the Uzbekistani power outlet. Note that this page refers 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 you connect Beats Pill 2 speakers to any device we recommend downloading the latest Beats firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats update tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in Uzbekistan

Can you use a Beats Pill in Uzbekistan?

You can use a Beats Pill in Uzbekistan by using a power adaptor.

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

When travelling with more than just your Beats Pill the best travel charger for Uzbekistan to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Uzbekistanis use two different standards of wall outlets (types I and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Beats Pill supports 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 power more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy multiple power adapters. Only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling and convenient for recharging your Beats Pill at an airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Uzbekistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Beats Pill, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 portable option for travellers originating from America going to Uzbekistan using 3 pin 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 the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting Uzbekistan.
What is the best travel charger for a Beats Pill in Uzbekistan?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from an Uzbekistani power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Beats Pill from an Uzbekistani power outlet using USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type C USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Beats Pill using the Uzbekistani power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the Uzbekistani power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in port can be found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Turn on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The power in port will blink red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is around 3.5 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 Type C power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from an Uzbekistani power outlet

How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from an Uzbekistani power outlet

Using type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type I power charger to charge your Beats Pill with an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. If you want to power a Beats Pill from an Uzbekistani power outlet you'll need a Type I USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type I USB power adapter into the Uzbekistani power outlet. The wall outlet, sometimes known as a Type I power outlet [7], can be identified by the 3 thin slots forming an upside-down triangular configuration with the top pair of slots sloping upwards for the live, neutral and ground blades.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in port is found at the rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Switch on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The power in port will flash red while charging and turn 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 capacity is roughly 7 hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the port will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from an Uzbekistani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uzbekistan - Uzbekistani Wikipedia page
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill - 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 - instructions for charging the Beats Pill
  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/typeI.htm - Type I power outlet
  8. Type I USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type I 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