With the iPad Camera Connection Kit, it's incredibly easy to download photos and videos from your digital camera to your iPad so you can view them on the gorgeous iPad display and share them with family and friends.
The kit includes two connectors, each with a different interface:
- The Camera Connector features a USB interface. Just plug it into the dock connector port on your iPad, then attach your digital camera or iPhone using a USB cable (not included). iPhone 3G is not supported.
- Use the SD Card Reader to import photos and videos directly from your camera's SD card. Connect it to your iPad, then insert your digital camera's SD card into the slot.
After you make the connection, your iPad automatically opens the Photos app, which lets you choose which photos and videos to import, then organises them into albums. When you sync iPad to your PC or Mac, the photos and videos on your iPad are added to your computer's photo library.
What's in the Box?
- Camera Connector
- SD Card Reader
- iPad and the Camera Connection Kit support standard photo formats, including JPEG and RAW, along with SD and HD video formats, including H.264 and MPEG-4.
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Ratings & Reviews
The USB will work with many things, not just a camera!
Things that I found out that you can plug in to the USB connection are USB headphones and USB headsets, USB keyboards and probably Things that I found out that you can plug in to the USB connection are USB headphones and USB headsets, USB keyboards and probably more things. If you buy the package, it comes with two different products, one for a USB connection, and another for an SD card. Also, you can plug any iPhone to the USB port and get your photos off of the iPhone so you can view them on your iPad! This is a very nice product and nothing I would change. If you email the photos with the Mail app on the iPad, they are in 2048x1536 resolution rather than the iPhone's 800x600 emailed resolution. One last thing, once you connect to your Mac, iPhoto brings in full resolution images with EXIF information intact. Great job Apple! The iPad now has a USB port! …
- Written by Jackson H from COEUR D' ALENE
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The first connector (30 pin of course) features a USB port allowing you to connect up either your digital camera or iPhone direct The first connector (30 pin of course) features a USB port allowing you to connect up either your digital camera or iPhone direct to the iPad. When connected an application automatically loads up displaying thumbs of images that are available on the camera or iPhone to download. You can then select what you want to copy over. Images are then synced with your PC or Mac is required.
The next connector is almost the same but instead of connecting the camera direct to the iPad it features an SD card slot allowing images to be read directly from the memory card containing pictures. The same app (Photos) is opened up and the same interface. …
- Written by Suraj W
4061 of 4894 people found this useful
A bad joke
The recent upgrade to iOS 4.2 renders the camera connection kit useless. The maximum USB output has been reduced from 100ma to 20m The recent upgrade to iOS 4.2 renders the camera connection kit useless. The maximum USB output has been reduced from 100ma to 20ma which isn't enough to drive this device.
I invested £500 on an iPad specifically to be able to review photos with clients at the end of a shoot. The fact that Apple has suddenly and without any warning stopped supporting the camera connection kit is appalling and leaves me with suddenly needing to find a grand or two for a laptop.
It's even worse that they are still selling this without informing anyone that it doesn't work anymore.
This whole fiasco is a joke and the people involved should be ashamed of themselves. …
- Written by M A M from London
3202 of 3748 people found this useful
Very upset and ready to get something other than an apple product.
My apple camera connection kit has stopped working from the latest update ..... It worked before but now is telling me it isn't su My apple camera connection kit has stopped working from the latest update ..... It worked before but now is telling me it isn't supported on device. I have tried to cut the iPad off/on with and with the kit connected and not connected with no success... I am very disappointed because this was my main use for my iPad was picture editing and sharing ... Please fix this apple . …
- Written by Brittanny M from Gaffney
16 of 18 people found this useful
fix this o tell us what to do with it
This was very useful for me in the past. The connector didn' t work anymore since IOS 8. You are still selling something that do n This was very useful for me in the past. The connector didn' t work anymore since IOS 8. You are still selling something that do not work. Any suggestion? Thanks. …
- Written by Guillermo G from Buenos Aires
13 of 13 people found this useful
Just doesn't work
bought a new drift ghost s action cam and I want to use iPad to edit movies when I'm on the road ,but nothing works. Apple you sho bought a new drift ghost s action cam and I want to use iPad to edit movies when I'm on the road ,but nothing works. Apple you should do something about this, the market of action cam is huge I guess I should go back on a PC. …
- Written by Christine S from Arundel
8 of 8 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
I there a way to connect the iPad to TV via HDMI cable.
- Asked by Kd B from Del Norte
- Feb 18, 2011
yes. use the lightning Digital AV adapter or 30 Pin to HDMI adapter available from apple.
- Answered by Ryan T from Hamburg
- Oct 27, 2014
Does this kit connect to iRig MIDI USB keyboard with my iPad 2, iPhone 6?
- Asked by Kavitha N from Edison
- Jun 5, 2015
Will this work with the iPad Air?
- Asked by Glenna G from San Antonio
- Apr 20, 2015
No the connections Arenot compatible with iPad Air
- Answered by Kathleen A
- May 18, 2015
Does this work with an iPad 2 (not Air) on iOS 8?
- Asked by Alexei N
- May 4, 2015
Yes it does
- Answered by Cahya S from Jakarta Barat
- May 7, 2015