Charging a Beats Pill 2 when visiting Togo

Using type B USB cable with a three pin Type C Europlug power charger to recharge a Beats Pill 2 with a Togolese power outlet.

Togolese power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and standards can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. This page was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Beats Pill 2 abroad.When you're visiting Togo this page has useful instructions showing how to charge your Beats Pill 2 by using the 220 volt 50Hz C Type Togolese wall outlet, with the Togolese using Europlugs for wall outlets. When you are visiting Togo from another country please check that your Beats Pill 2 can accept a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from being damaged during charging.

The following instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your Togolese power outlet. 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 Togo

Can you use a Beats Pill 2 in Togo?

Yes, you can connect a Beats Pill 2 to a Togolese power outlet.

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

When travelling to more than one country then the best international travel charger for Togo is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the plugs over. If your Beats Pill 2 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these USB travel chargers along with additional support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack individual travel adapters for your trip or using up additional wall outlets. Only needing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage as well as being convenient for recharging your Beats Pill 2 at an airport or on a plane. Due to their versatility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers and using only a single wall outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Togo

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North 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 compact power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Togo using 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 North America using type B plugs and gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Togo.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Beats Pill 2 in Togo?

Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Togolese power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using Micro USB type B connector and a three pinned Type C power adapter to charge your Beats Pill 2 from a Togolese power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the Beats Pill 2 from a Togolese power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the wall outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by two circular holes next to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB micro type B cable into the mains USB adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in jack is found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Switch on the Togolese power outlet.
  5. The power in port will glow red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From an empty battery the charging time is around three and a half hours and the playback time at full capacity is roughly seven hours. After 20% battery life the socket will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
Charging a Beats Pill 2 from a Togolese power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Togo - Wikipedia.org entry about Togo
  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, £15-£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, estimated cost £5-£10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around £10.