With the Lightning to SD Card Camera Reader, it’s easy to download photos and videos from your digital camera to your iPad or iPad mini so you can view them on the gorgeous iPad display and share them with family and friends.
After you insert the SD card into the reader, 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 or iPad mini to your PC or Mac, the photos and videos on your iPad are added to your computer’s photo library.
The Lightning to SD Card Camera Reader supports standard photo formats, including JPEG and RAW, along with SD and HD video formats, including H.264 and MPEG-4.
- Reversible design
What's in the Box?
- Lightning to SD Card Camera Reader
Ratings & Reviews
Does exactly what the name suggests.
Although some people complain that you can't transfer other things like music or games over this peripheral, that's the nature of Although some people complain that you can't transfer other things like music or games over this peripheral, that's the nature of Apple. What you can do though is exactly what the name suggests and what the thing was made for.
Whilst out and about I can easily take pictures using my SLR and then put my SD card into the Lightning to SD Card Camera Reader and pop that into the lightening port. This then allows me to transfer my pictures straight to the iPad and into it's camera roll without needing a computer.
Although it may be a bit pricey, the iPhone 5 doesn't support it and it's only limited to transferring pictures, it does exactly what I need and is very simple to use whilst also being compact. …
- Written by Neil H B from LOWESTOFT
343 of 361 people found this useful
Lightening to sd card reader
Excellent cable, works perfectly. Photos came down no problems at all, very happy!!!!
- Written by jason B from evesham
158 of 183 people found this useful
Does not work with the Nikon D600
Cannot read photos shot with my DSLR. Doesn't seem to handle common raw + fine jpeg file formats and displays error warnings every Cannot read photos shot with my DSLR. Doesn't seem to handle common raw + fine jpeg file formats and displays error warnings every time the adapter is connected to my iPad mini. …
- Written by Daniel L from London
209 of 286 people found this useful
Solution when SD card does not appear to connect
When I first tried to upload it would not work - this was from a SD card which I transferred some pics from my computer. However When I first tried to upload it would not work - this was from a SD card which I transferred some pics from my computer. However when I created a folder called DCIM on the card and transferred the same pictures into the DCIM folder, they were instantly recognised on my IPAD air via the DS card adapter - now happy …
- Written by Peter B from Ramsgate
Does exactly what it says on the tin!
I was nervous buying this after reading some of the negative reviews. I am not technical at all but found this to do exactly what I was nervous buying this after reading some of the negative reviews. I am not technical at all but found this to do exactly what it said it would. SD card in, up came all of my photos that uploaded onto the iPad really quickly. Easy peasy, even for me! Highly recommended from me, thank you! …
- Written by Nicholas D from Derby
High price, low quality
Bought this for transferring photos to my iPad mini, having had the previous 30-pin version for my wife's iPad 2.
Firstly, you Bought this for transferring photos to my iPad mini, having had the previous 30-pin version for my wife's iPad 2.
Firstly, you only get the SD Card Reader, not the USB camera reader (which the 30-pin camera kit included) making the lightning version £50 instead of £25 if you want both.
I had the connector for a few weeks, most of which it spent in a drawer, and now it reports "Device not compatible" when used and won't transfer photos from any SD Card. Expensive and unreliable.
I'm taking it back to the shop. …
- Written by Anthony H from Maidstone
2 of 3 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
what do I need to transfer photos from my COMPUTER to my mini Ipad
- Asked by Terence B
You should already have everything you need, but I'll run over it... You need a computer with iTunes You should already have everything you need, but I'll run over it... You need a computer with iTunes installed, a sync cable to connect the iPad to the computer, and of course the iPad. Fire up the computer and Itunes, then connect the iPad to the computer. Once ithe iPad connects and finishes syncing select it in Itunes. (It will appear in the upper right area of the screen once the computer detects it is connected) Now just click on the "Photos" tab. From there you can enable photo import to the ipad and choose which folders on your computer to import. After you do that click Sync and the folders & photos in them will import to the ipad. …
- Answered by Thomas F from Concord
Does iphone 5s support lightning to sd Card transfer?
- Asked by Adrian M from Pt Coq
No. It does not support iPhone 5s
- Answered by Tang Fung W
Will a 16GB SD card download before the battery on the iPad Mini runs out?
- Asked by Alan B from Mercer Island
Yes, it imports photos and videos pretty quickly. I can import 16gb in about 30 minutes.
- Answered by Jeffrey A from Houston
Can you import files from the GoPro cameras to view and edit on an ipad through this connector?
- Asked by Alex M
Yes, I use it to import GoPro HD3 videos and photos and then I can edit them in lots of different ap Yes, I use it to import GoPro HD3 videos and photos and then I can edit them in lots of different apps. You can only save it onto the ipad camera roll... you can't change anything on the card (although you can delete photos and movies from the card after importing). …
- Answered by Jeffrey A from Houston
what item do I need to transfer picture from ipad to a computer?
- Asked by Barbara T
Use Dropbox app on your iPad to transfer photos from iPad to Mac or Pc.
- Answered by Jessie M A from College Grove
what does it mean that pics and vids are "imported" when you attach the SD reader? are them "copied" and occupy space on the ipad?
- Asked by Roberto F from Washington