Charging a Beats Pill from a power outlet in Mauritania

How to connect a Mauritanian power outlet to a Beats Pill

Mauritanian power outlet

Various standards and sockets can all be daunting when planning on staying in a different country, especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what to purchase in advance to charge the Beats Pill in Mauritania. These instructions have been written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Beats Pill when you are travelling to Mauritania.This page contains a step by step guide showing exactly what you'll need to supply power to the Beats Pill when you are visiting Mauritania by using their standard 220 volt 50Hz Type C plug outlet, with the Mauritanians using Europlugs for wall outlets. Power sockets differ depending on which region you are in therefore we suggest reading the travel power supplies page for a full list of countries. When you are visiting Mauritania from another country please check the Beats Pill can be charged using a 240v supply. If the Beats Pill was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure that your device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it up. If you plan to visit a Mauritanian city like Nouakchott refer to the Mauritanian country entry on wikipedia [1] for further details on travelling to the location.

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

Charging a Beats Pill in Mauritania

Can you use a Beats Pill in Mauritania?

You can connect a Beats Pill to a Mauritanian power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel adapter for a Beats Pill in Mauritania?

If you are travelling with more than your Beats Pill the best travel charger for Mauritania is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your Beats Pill is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these USB power chargers, and compatibility with more power demanding devices.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port charger means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple travel chargers on your Mauritanian trip or occupying additional wall sockets. Only packing a single USB travel charger will also keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your Beats Pill at the airport or on a flight. Due to their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using just a single wall outlet.

If you travel to Mauritania we recommend buying this type of versatile travel charger at an electronics retailer, the travel adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Mauritania

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Mauritania using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one 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 generous 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Mauritania.
What is the best travel adapter for a Beats Pill in Mauritania?

Charging a Beats Pill from a Mauritanian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using USB Type B connector and a Type C Europlug USB charger to recharge a Beats Pill from a Mauritanian power outlet.

  1. To charge the Beats Pill using the Mauritanian 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. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the Mauritanian power outlet. This plug supply, also known as a Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, can be identified by the two adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB 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 next to the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Turn on the Mauritanian power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will glow red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is about three and a half hours and the battery life at full capacity is around seven hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the port will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
Charging a Beats Pill from a Mauritanian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauritania - Mauritanian country entry on wikipedia
  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. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters