• 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Waste of money!

    • Written by from Rogat

    Does not work with my GoPro and does not work with my sd card reader.
    A waste of money and incredible that apple is selling stuff which does not flawlessly work with their products.
    Very dissapointing!

    4 of 4 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Faultless

    • Written by from Swindon

    I bought this product to go with my nikon d3300. At first I read a couple of reviews and they said they weren't that good. So I thought to play it safe I would get the lightning to SD card reader. When I got to the shop they were out of SD cards ones. So I took a chance and bought this. I am glad I did. This bit of handy kit transfers photos in 2 seconds I find it amazing.
    The only problem with it I think is that you can't transfer videos.

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Cool idea, needs more uses

    • Written by from newburgh

    I bought this adapter thinking that I could use it with my iPhone 5s, but unfortunately cameras are not supported on any iPhone model. However, I was able to use it to plug the Apogee Jam guitar adapter into my iPhone and use it to record my guitar with Garage Band which was very surprising. Other than that, I haven't found much use for it so I'll probably return it.

    0 of 1 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Works for USB MIDI Keyboards!

    • Written by from Castlemaine

    Ok, so it doesn't work for your thumb drives... But I bought it to connect my iPad Mini to MIDI keyboards and interfaces... Perfect!

    0 of 1 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    USELESS

    • Written by from Stalky ridge

    Connected my Nikon Coolpix camera and also got the message that the device was too powerful. What a waste of money.

    1 of 2 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Works flawlessly for me...

    • Written by from Boylston

    ...between a Canon Rebel T1i and an iPad Air.

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    A must have device for iPad owners.

    • Written by from Tel aviv

    This product really works, specially after I found a solution for those flash drives not being accepted on the iPad because of their format type or high electric power demands. At first I had some problems connecting some of my flash drives to my iPad mini 2 retina IOS 7, using the Lightning to USB Camera Adapter, but then I found the solution. The flash drive has to formatted in one of the following formats: FAT32 , exFAT , HFS+. If your flash drive isn't recognized by the iPad, and it is FAT32, you have to format it to FAT32 using a special free tool called "USB Disk Storage Format Tool 1.0 Hiren". Just Google for it. I had a Sandisk 32gb FAT32 formatted flash drive, and the iPad didn't accept it, until I reformatted it to FAT32 with this tool. When I previously tried to format this flash drive with Windows 7 built in format tool to FAT32, the iPad didn't recognize the drive. Same goes for my Sandisk 8gb and 4gb flash drive. Note that FAT32 enables a max 4gb per single file size. Also note that for some large drives, you have to wait about 20 seconds until the device is being recognized, so be patient.
    Regarding to the “Cannot Use Device: The connected USB device requires too much power.” I found that if the flash drive is connected to a simple USB hub, it solves the problem for some flash drives, even if the hub is not externally powered!!! Same goes for flash card readers: Most didn't work until plugged in thru the USB HUB.
    Regarding the maximum drive size, note, that you can also connect a 500gb (!!) externally powered 2.5" hard drive ( That has two male USB connectors coming from it, one for power and one for data ), format it to FAT32 using 'MiniAide FAT32 Formatter' or to HFS+ using GParted on linux.
    I also managed to connect my PC keyboard to the USB. Worked great.
    Note: This kit is for iPads. It will not work on iPhones.
    Note: Use a genuine camera connection kit, as the non genuine kit I bought worked only for few of my flash drives, and the genuine kit worked for almost all my devices!

    9 of 10 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Didn't work with my Cameras

    • Written by from Huntington Beach

    I used this for my Nikon D7000 and my S8100. Upon connection to my iphone 5s both my cameras were listed as incompatible. I'm going to exchange this for the CF card reader. Hopefully that will work.

    7 of 7 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    for star for me works great

    • Written by from makati

    works great on my nikon coolpic digi cam , i've found out that my camera setting was set to "charge by computer " all you have to do is switch it OFF and you're good. 4 star for me.

    1 of 2 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Works as described

    • Written by from Kirkby Stephen

    In spite of some bad reviews I just bought this device. It works exactly as described straight out of the box with the following cameras: Canon EOS 400D, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS35 and Nikon Coolpix S9100. With the Coolpx, just one tweak: in the Menu setting, change 'Charge by Computer' from Auto to Off otherwise the iPad says the device consumes too much power. I also tried the Coolpix (left on Auto charge by computer setting) via a powered USB hub - again works beautifully. Also tried various USB memory sticks - most say they require too much power but are visible through a powered hub, but one smaller 1GB stick worked direct. However, to see photos, they must be in a root folder called DCIM, and not all photos were visible. Not sure what causes the variation. Don't rely on this device to read pictures from USB memory sticks!

    2 of 3 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Here's why your device probably doesn't work.

    • Written by from Springfield

    Here's why your device probably doesn't work. It's probably because with iOS 7 (can't say for 7.1), the USB adapter "can only draw 20 mA, or MilliAmps". Now this is not a hardware issue, it's Apple patching their OS to shutoff the device and give a you an error message that your device is taking too much power. Apple is being restricted and doing what they want, and no one can stop them really, that's why I own a PC (although I'd rather have a mac than a pc with Windows 8). But back to the subject of the matter. This problem can be easily circumvented by obtaining an externally powered USB hub, splitter, or whatever you want to call it. But you don't want ot have to be dependant on external power do you? NO!!! OF COURSE NOT! So, as it turns out (again can't speak for iOS 7.1, but I think that it should work), you can just use the above mentioned USB hub as a middle man between your adapter and camera, flash drive, etc. WITHOUT power from the wall, and it should work! Now, for future reference for all of you giving one stars on this product, please go google your problem first before going off about how your stuff doesn't work and is broken. You can easily fix it. It's not the device's fault, it's Apple's, because they want all the control, and want their own controlled environments where they can directly manipulate things to their liking. And do you know why no one stops them? Because they make products that, for the majority of people (who aren't tech savvy or just big materialists), they work good enough for them. Which is why everyone hates Windows, because it gives you choice, sure it's menus are odd, and the control panel's organization doesn't make sense half of the time that I use it. But you can see that with Windows 8, they took a more casual approach to appeal to the less technologically inclined. Well all those people have Macs and people who like that Microsoft gives us choice are stuck with stupid Windows 8, which restricts that choice. So it's not just Microsoft vs. Apple, they both have faults, it's Consumer Choice vs. Large Companies telling you what you can and cannot do. That's my spiel, I hope you didn't find it too rude. Hope that this helped some of you. And I hope that you have a wonderful day.

    1 of 6 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Nikon Coolpix

    • Written by from Nr. Newark

    I have just used this connector to import the pictures from my camera to my iPad. Once I turned off the 'connect to computer via USB', as suggested by other reviewers it works a treat. So pleased I purchased this instead of the SD card reader, because this item will be more useful for all the cameras with different style memory cards. Thank you to all those who gave suggestions for its use. Apple should be much more helpful with usage instruction, which is why I only give this review 4 stars. The connector is perfect, but instructions are poor.

    2 of 3 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Useless, overpriced piece of cr@p

    • Written by from Firenze

    I get the same error most people are getting, "accessory uses too much power".

    30€ gone.

    1 of 2 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Works with canon 5d mk1 too

    • Written by from Helsinki

    Doesn't work plug and play but a little tweak in the camera settings and the cable does what it's supposed to.
    Go to the settings in your 5d. Go to the settling that says PC-connection and change that to Print/PTP. Plug in your camera to your iPad, go to the photos app and the press the print button in the back of your 5d. Photos on your camera will now show up in your iPad and you can download them.

    4 of 5 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Doesn't work, despite assurances from apple shop staff that it would

    • Written by from Leicester

    Grr. I know this is officially a camera adapter but I specifically asked in my local apple store if I could use this to view photos kept on a USB memory stick on an iPad screen. I was assured that this was exactly what it did. At no point did the associate say "you would think so, wouldn't you? I thought it would too, but turns out that feature is not compatible with this device!" And so I bought this insanely expensive usb cable.

    I have tried multiple usb sticks and all give the "this device requires too much power" message. Funny thing is, it is not too much power for my android tablets to handle, and they cost far less. Why is the ipad lacking power?

    Now I've got the hassle of dealing with a return.

    2 of 3 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Adapter. Working with Flash Memory Card class 10 without class 4

    • Written by from Lynnwood

    Firstly, I try adapter with Flash Memory Card Kington SD class 4, it does not work. What happen??
    After that, I try it with Sandisk SD class 10 and it has been flawless

    1 of 2 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Awesome! Works great and fast with my Nikon D3X and iPad Air.

    • Written by from Springfield

    Works great with my Nikon D3X. Don't use the card reader to avoid the "not enough power" error. Use the USB that plugs in straight to the camera. All digital cameras usually come with that cable.

    1 of 2 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    iOS 7.1 killed this connector

    • Written by from Cambridge

    Since updating my iPad air to iOS 7.1 , this no longer works, I get a message that reads "This accessory requires to much power" when I plug just the adaptor in and nothing else, I also tried it with my wifes iPad 4th Gen and I get the same message. Both running iOS 7.1 was not a problem with iOS 7.0. Very frustrating! This worked great before and if it still worked after updating I would give this a 4 or 5 rating as it is was a great product, but now it is dead!

    22 of 25 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Worked, then gone!

    • Written by from Cambridge

    I have a Canon PowerShot A1100IS camera. I connect to my iPad Air using The Apple lightning via a USB to miniUSB adapter.
    This arrangement had been working just fine for a few weeks, but today I get the message that it knows it is a Canon camera, but the connected device isn't supported. What's up with that?

    10 of 13 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Working great with my Woo audio WA7 (DAC/Amp)

    • Written by from MANUKAU

    It just works!!

    1 of 2 people found this useful