How to charge the Beats Pill from a power outlet in Liberia

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Beats Pill from a Liberian power outlet with USB Micro Type B cable with a Type C power charger, how to recharge a Beats Pill using a double pin Type A USB adapter and recharging a Beats Pill using a 3 pinned Type B USB charger

Liberian power outlet

Differing region codes and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power the Beats Pill in Liberia. These instructions were written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your Beats Pill when Liberia.This page contains step by step instructions telling you exactly what you'll need to supply power to your Beats Pill when you're visiting Liberia by using their B, A,C, E or F type 240 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are travelling to Liberia from another country please ensure that the Beats Pill can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure the Beats Pill is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overloading whilst powering it up.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to the Liberian power outlet. Please 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 connecting Beats Pill 2 speakers to anything we recommend downloading the latest Beats Pill 2 firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats updater tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in Liberia

Can the Beats Pill be used in Liberia?

You can connect a Beats Pill to a Liberian power outlet.

What is the best power charger for a Beats Pill in Liberia?

If you are travelling with more than just your Beats Pill or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Liberia is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [14]. Liberians use five different standards of wall outlets (B, A,C, E and F) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and C.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of Beats Pill supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers this means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters or using up additional power outlets. By only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage. 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 be used overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [14] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Liberia

The 4 port USB travel charger [14] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America going to Liberia using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at 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 Liberia.
What is the best power charger for a Beats Pill in Liberia?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Liberian power outlet

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type A USB adapter to recharge your Beats Pill from a Liberian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Beats Pill from the Liberian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type A USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 thin adjacent slots where the twin plug outlet pins go.
  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. The power in socket can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will flash red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is about 3.5 hours and the playback time at full power capacity is around 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 Type A power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Liberian power outlet

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

Using Type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type B USB charger to power your Beats Pill from a Liberian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Beats Pill using a Liberian power outlet you'll need to use a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type B USB power adapter in the Liberian power outlet. The power supply, sometimes called a Type B power outlet [7], is identified by two slots parallel to each other with a semicircle shaped hole below for the ground pin.
  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. The power in jack can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will flash red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about 3.5 hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full capacity is roughly seven hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the port will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill with a Liberian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

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

Using Type B USB Micro cord and a three pin Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your Beats Pill from a Liberian power outlet.

  1. In order to power your Beats Pill using a Liberian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Liberian power outlet. The power supply (sometimes known as the Type C power outlet [9]) can be identified by 2 adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the Micro USB type B connector into the power charger 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 next to the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The power in port will glow red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about around three to four hours and the battery life after a complete charge is roughly seven hours. After 20% battery life the jack will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill with a Liberian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Beats Pill from a Liberian power outlet

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pinned Type E USB adapter to recharge your Beats Pill from a Liberian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Beats Pill from the Liberian power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type E USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two round holes 19mm adjacent to each other along with one metal earth pin protruding from the top to form a triangular shape.
  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. The power in socket is found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will flash red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is about 3.5 hours and the playback time at full power capacity is around 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 Type E power charger for charging your Beats Pill from a Liberian power outlet

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Liberian power outlet

Using USB type B connector and a Schuko Type F USB adapter to charge a Beats Pill from a Liberian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Beats Pill from the Liberian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by two holes 19 mm next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go, plus a pair of two grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in jack can be found at the rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the Liberian 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 between three to four hours and the Beats Pill playback time after a complete charge is roughly seven hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the jack will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Liberian power outlet

See also

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