How to charge a Beats Pill 2 when visiting Denmark

How to connect a Danish power outlet to a Beats Pill 2

Danish power outlet

If you are packing for a holiday it's helpful to know in advance if you can use your electrical devices when you arrive at your destination. But, without knowing which wall socket is used you may end up either bringing unnecessary adaptors or pack the wrong adaptor, meaning needing to buy or borrow a potentially expensive power adaptor when you arrive. Complicated frequencies and region codes can often cause confusion when planning to visit another country, especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article tells you exactly what to buy in advance to power the Beats Pill 2 in Denmark. If visiting Denmark this page contains useful instructions showing you how to charge your Beats Pill 2 by using the K type Danish 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, Type K power outlets will be typically used by most Danes. When you are travelling to Denmark from another country please check your Beats Pill 2 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check your Beats Pill 2 is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating when powering up.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2.0 speakers to your Danish 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 Denmark

Can the Beats Pill 2 be used in Denmark?

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

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

The best power adapter for Denmark is a Type K USB charger [5] which allows you to use your Beats Pill 2.

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

How to use a Type K power charger for charging your Beats Pill 2 from a Danish power outlet

Using type B USB cable with a three pin Type K USB charger to power a Beats Pill 2 with a Danish power outlet.

  1. To power the Beats Pill 2 using a Danish power outlet you'll need to use a Type K USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type K USB power adapter in the power outlet. This plug outlet, sometimes called the Type K power outlet [3], looks like 3 holes forming an upside-down triangle shape and the bottom hole appearing semicircular in shape.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB micro type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill 2. The power in socket can be found at the rear of the speaker next to the Bluetooth LED.
  4. Turn on the Danish power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will flash 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 playback time at full power capacity is roughly seven hours. After 20% battery life the socket will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Type K power charger for charging your Beats Pill 2 from a Danish power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denmark - Danish country page on Wikipedia.org
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill2 - official Beats Pill support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  4. https://www.beatsbydre.com/uk/support/how-to/power-pill - charging instructions for the Beats Pill 2
  5. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K mains power outlet, priced at under £15.
  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 £5-£10.