How to charge a Beats Pill 2 when visiting Kyrgyzstan

Simple instructions showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet by using USB micro Type B connector and a Type C USB adapter and how to recharge a Beats Pill 2 using a Schuko Type F USB charger.

Kyrgyzstani power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and sockets can often be daunting when planning on staying in a different country, especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this article tells you exactly what to buy in advance to power the Beats Pill 2 in Kyrgyzstan. These guidelines have been written to stop travellers having to worry if they'll be able to power their Beats Pill 2 abroad.If you're travelling to Kyrgyzstan this page contains useful instructions showing you how to charge your Beats Pill 2 by using the Type F or C Kyrgyzstani 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If travelling to Kyrgyzstan from a different region make sure the Beats Pill 2 can accept a 240v supply. If the Beats Pill 2 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

This list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your Kyrgyzstani power outlet. Please note that this page refers to the Beats Pill 2.0 and not the original Beats Pill first generation, please 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 update from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats updater tool.

Charging a Beats Pill 2 in Kyrgyzstan

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in Kyrgyzstan?

Yes, you can use a Beats Pill 2 in Kyrgyzstan.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Kyrgyzstan?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your Beats Pill 2 the best international travel charger for Kyrgyzstan is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different types of plug sockets in Kyrgyzstan (F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the included heads. If your type of Beats Pill 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of USB power chargers, along with support for more power hungry devices. Unlike other travel adapters this means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack individual travel chargers. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers and using only a single power outlet.

If you travel often we suggest buying an adaptable travel adapter similar to this online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Kyrgyzstan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Beats Pill 2, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Kyrgyzstan 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Kyrgyzstan 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 and offers almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Kyrgyzstan.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Kyrgyzstan?

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

Simple instructions showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet by using USB micro Type B connector and a Type C USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Beats Pill 2 from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the 2 circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in port is found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the Kyrgyzstani power outlet.
  5. The USB jack will flash red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about around 3 to 4 hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full power capacity is around seven hours. After 20% battery life the port will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill 2 with a Kyrgyzstani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

Simple instructions showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet by using USB micro Type B connector and a Type F USB adapter.

  1. In order to power a Beats Pill 2 using the Kyrgyzstani power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First plug in the Type F USB power adapter into the Kyrgyzstani power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes next to each other where the pins go along with a pair of two metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in 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 2. The power in port is found at the rear of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Switch on the Kyrgyzstani power outlet.
  5. The USB jack will flash red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about around 3 to 4 hours and the Beats Pill playback time at full power capacity is around seven hours. When you have reached 20% battery life the port 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 Kyrgyzstani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyrgyzstan - wikipedia page about Kyrgyzstan
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - 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 - charging instructions for the Beats Pill 2
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, between $10 to $15 USD (around £15 GBP / under 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, between $5 to $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / under C$10).
  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, estimated price between $10 to $15 USD (around £15 GBP / under C$25).
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced under $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).