Charging the Beats Pill 2 when planning a trip to Liberia

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Liberian power outlet using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type A power adapter, how to power a Beats Pill 2 using a 3 pin Type B power adapter and charging a Beats Pill 2 using a Type C Europlug power adapter

Liberian power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country, especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what to pick up in advance to power your Beats Pill 2 . These instructions have been specifically written to prepare travellers wanting to power their Beats Pill 2 when staying in Liberia.When you are planning a holiday to Liberia this page contains useful instructions showing charging the Beats Pill 2 by using their standard B, A,C, E or F type Liberian 240 volt 50Hz power outlets. Most power changes regionally therefore we suggest reading the Africa page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Liberia from a different country please check the Beats Pill 2 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Beats Pill 2 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating during charging. If you're planning on taking a trip to a Liberian city like Monrovia or Gbarnga we also suggest reading the Liberia page on Wikipedia [1] for more details.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your Liberian power outlet. Please note that these instructions refer to the Beats Pill 2.0 and not the original Beats Pill first generation, visit the Beats page on WikiConnections.org for the full range of Beats bluetooth speakers. Before you connect Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to any device we recommend downloading the latest Beats Pill 2.0 firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Update tool for Beats.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Liberia

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in Liberia?

You can use a Beats Pill 2 in Liberia by using a power adaptor.

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

If you are travelling with more than your Beats Pill 2 or visiting more than one country the best international travel adapter for Liberia is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [14]. There are five different types of wall outlets that Liberians use (B, A,C, E and F) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types A and C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the included plugs over. If your type of Beats Pill 2 supports Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB power adapters and compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This means you can charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual power adapters for your Liberian trip or using up additional power sockets. Only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the overall size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of travel chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and phones with just a single wall outlet.

For those travelling often we suggest searching for this type of flexible travel charger online - the travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [14] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Liberia

The 4 port USB travel charger [14] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Liberia 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 America going to Liberia using 3 pin type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Liberia.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Liberia?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Liberian power outlet

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Liberian power outlet using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type A power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 using the Liberian power outlet you will need to use a Type A USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type A USB power adapter into the Liberian power outlet. The wall outlet (technically called the Type A power outlet [3]) is identified by the 2 thin adjacent slots next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then 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 jack is found at the rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Switch on the Liberian 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 3.5 hours and the battery life at full power capacity is roughly 7 hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Liberian power outlet

Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Liberian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using USB Micro type B cord with a Type B USB charger to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Liberian power outlet.

  1. To charge a Beats Pill 2 from a Liberian power outlet you'll need a Type B USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type B USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. The wall outlet (technically called the Type B power outlet [7]) is identified by the 2 thin slots next to each other for live and neutral blades with a single hole below for the slightly long grounded pin.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB charger 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 LED.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will flash 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 after a complete charge is around seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the jack will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Liberian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

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

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Liberian power outlet using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type C USB charger.

  1. To charge a Beats Pill 2 from a Liberian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [10] 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 in the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB charger 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 LED.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will flash 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 after a complete charge is around seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the jack will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Liberian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Liberian power outlet

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Liberian power outlet using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type E power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 using the Liberian power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the Liberian power outlet. This recessed round plug supply, sometimes called the CEE 7/7 outlet, can be identified by the two circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins and a single metal earth pin protruding in the top in a triangular configuration.
  3. Then 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 jack is found at the rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Switch on the Liberian 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 3.5 hours and the battery life at full power capacity is roughly 7 hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Liberian power outlet

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Liberian power outlet

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 with a Liberian power outlet using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type F USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 using the Liberian power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the Liberian power outlet. This recessed round plug supply, sometimes called the Schuko outlet, can be identified by the two circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins, plus two metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB charger 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 LED.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The power in jack will flash 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 after a complete charge is around seven hours. After 20 percent battery life the jack will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Liberian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberia - Liberia page on Wikipedia
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - 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 - charging instructions for the Beats Pill 2
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters