Charging your Beats Pill from a power outlet in Mozambique

Using USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type M power charger to charge your Beats Pill with a Mozambican power outlet, how to power a Beats Pill using a Type C Europlug power adapter and how to power a Beats Pill using a Type F Schuko power adapter

Mozambican power outlet

Different combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country, especially to the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to charge the Beats Pill . This page was written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Beats Pill when staying abroad.This page contains instructions telling you how to charge your Beats Pill when staying in Mozambique using the types F, C or M 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You'll discover power sockets vary depending on which area you are travelling to so please read the list of World power supplies for a complete list of regions and countries. When visiting Mozambique from another region ensure that your Beats Pill can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Beats Pill was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure that your Beats Pill is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from overheating during charging.

This list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to the Mozambican 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 Pill 2 firmware update from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats updater tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in Mozambique

Can the Beats Pill be used in Mozambique?

Yes, you can connect a Beats Pill to a Mozambican power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for a Beats Pill in Mozambique?

When travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than your Beats Pill then the best international travel adapter for Mozambique is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three standards of wall outlets that Mozambicans use (F, C and M) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your Beats Pill can support Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel chargers along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to buy individual power adapters. Only needing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Mozambique

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, 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 compact option for travellers originating from America going to Mozambique.
  • 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 America using type B plugs and gives almost the same functionality as 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 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Mozambique.
What is the best power adapter for a Beats Pill in Mozambique?

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

Using type B Micro USB cable and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter to power a Beats Pill with a Mozambican power outlet.

  1. If you want to power a Beats Pill from a Mozambican power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in jack is found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Turn on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The power in port will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is around between three to four hours and the Beats Pill playback time after a complete charge is around seven hours. After 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Beats Pill from a Mozambican power outlet

Powering a Beats Pill with a Mozambican power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB cable and a Type F Schuko power adapter to recharge your Beats Pill with a Mozambican power outlet.

  1. To power your Beats Pill using the Mozambican power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Mozambican power outlet. You can identify this plug supply by the two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral, plus thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the type B Micro USB 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 Mozambican 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 around three to four hours and the playback time after a complete charge is around seven hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will need charging again soon.
Powering a Beats Pill with a Mozambican power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Charging a Beats Pill from a Mozambican power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

Using USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type M power charger to charge your Beats Pill with a Mozambican power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Beats Pill using the Mozambican power outlet you will need a Type M USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type M USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the three circular holes forming a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB micro cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in socket can be found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth indicator.
  4. Switch on the Mozambican power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will glow red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a flat battery the charging time is about around 3 to 4 hours and the playback time at full capacity is roughly 7 hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the socket will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
Charging a Beats Pill from a Mozambican power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mozambique - Mozambique 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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  10. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet
  11. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters