How to charge your Beats Pill 2 from a power outlet in Mauritius

Using USB micro Type B connector and a three pin Type G USB adapter to recharge your Beats Pill 2 from a Mauritian power outlet and how to charge a Beats Pill 2 using a double pin Type C Europlug USB charger.

Mauritian power outlet

If you are organizing a vacation to Mauritius it is useful to know in advance if you can power all your common electrical devices when you arrive. But without knowing which power supply to expect you are more likely to bring the wrong charger, therefore leaving you having to buy or borrow a potentially overpriced power adaptor when you need it. Varying complicated standards and voltages can often be daunting when planning on staying in another country to the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to stop visitors worrying if they can charge their Beats Pill 2 when they are visiting abroad.This page contains simple instructions which shows exactly how to charge your Beats Pill 2 when you're visiting Mauritius by using the standard G or C type 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, Type G plug outlets will be typically used by a majority of Mauritians. When you are visiting Mauritius from a different region please ensure that the Beats Pill 2 can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overloading when charging it. If you intend on visiting a place like Port Louis please refer to the Mauritian entry on wikipedia.org [1] for more details prior to the location.

These instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to the Mauritian power outlet. Please note that this page refers 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 anything we recommend downloading the latest Beats firmware from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Update tool for Beats.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Mauritius

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in Mauritius?

Yes, you can use a Beats Pill 2 in Mauritius by using a power convertor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Mauritius?

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Mauritius is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different standards of wall outlets that Mauritians use (types G and C) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied plugs. If your Beats Pill 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power adapters, along with additional support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

This means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power chargers on your trip to Mauritius or using up additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage whilst travelling and convenient for charging your Beats Pill 2 at an airport or on the plane. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel adapter online. The travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Mauritius

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Beats Pill 2, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Mauritius and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from America going to Mauritius.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Mauritius.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Mauritius?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Beats Pill 2 from a Mauritian power outlet

Using USB micro Type B connector and a three pin Type G USB adapter to recharge your Beats Pill 2 from a Mauritian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Beats Pill 2 from the Mauritian 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. Begin by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it into the wall outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by the 3 rectangular holes in a triangle pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB micro Type B cord into the USB mains charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Mauritian 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 around around 3 to 4 hours and the battery life at full capacity is around 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the socket will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Beats Pill 2 from a Mauritian power outlet

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Mauritian power outlet

Using Type B USB cable with a Type C USB adapter to charge a Beats Pill 2 from a Mauritian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Beats Pill 2 from a Mauritian power outlet you will need to buy 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 in the Mauritian power outlet. The wall supply (sometimes called a Europlug or Type C power outlet [7]) is recognised by 2 adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB Micro cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port can be found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Mauritian power outlet.
  5. The power in port will glow red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is around around 3 to 4 hours and the battery life at full capacity is around 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the socket will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Beats Pill 2 from a Mauritian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauritius - Mauritian entry on wikipedia.org
  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, under $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  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, priced at between $5 to $10 USD (around £5 GBP / under C$10).
  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, between $10 to $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / under C$20).
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).