Use the Lightning Digital AV Adapter with your iPad with Retina display, iPad mini, iPhone 5, and iPod touch (5th generation) with Lightning connector. The Lightning Digital AV Adapter supports mirroring of what is displayed on your device screen — including apps, presentations, websites, slideshows, and more — to your HDMI-equipped TV, display, projector, or other compatible display in up to 1080p HD.
It also outputs video content — movies, TV shows, captured video — to your big screen in up to 1080p HD. Simply attach the Lightning Digital AV Adapter to the Lightning connector on your device and then to your TV or projector via an HDMI cable (sold separately).
What's in the Box?
- Lightning Digital AV Adapter
- Requires an HDMI cable (sold separately) for connection to your TV or projector. Supports both video and audio output.
Ratings & Reviews
Do not expect 1080p HDTV quaility with this DV HDMI
I was disappointed with the 720p resolution I got from mirroring the "Retina" display and THEN read the Apple Web site.
Check Ap I was disappointed with the 720p resolution I got from mirroring the "Retina" display and THEN read the Apple Web site.
Check Apple Web site first! Do not miss the IPad (4th gen) tech spec ;)
" . . . Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 720p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter . . ." …
- Written by Valeri F from East Setauket
1751 of 2061 people found this useful
This adapter did not function well at all. Half the time the TV does not recognize the signal. The rest of the time the image wa This adapter did not function well at all. Half the time the TV does not recognize the signal. The rest of the time the image was poor.
It is excessively overpriced for what it is and performs poorly. This is an absolute insult from apple. …
- Written by Ben P from Ojo Sarco
1536 of 1919 people found this useful
Beware if you want to stream on demand!
I bought this adapter with the intention of connecting my ipad to my tv and streaming apps such as Lovefilm, BBC iPlayer and 4od. I bought this adapter with the intention of connecting my ipad to my tv and streaming apps such as Lovefilm, BBC iPlayer and 4od. Be aware that none of these applications will work when connected via HDMI to a display. You will receive a notification that states the app does not support.
Possibly ignorance on my part, but to me, this was a big plus point of buying the adapter in the first place. I contacted 4od and received the below response when I asked why there was no support:
"Unfortunately the reason Airplay no longer works is that we don't have the rights to broadcast all our shows using Airplay, so this feature is not enabled."
Hope this helps. …
- Written by Gurminder P from Bristol
1055 of 1132 people found this useful
Works perfect with my (female) HDMI to RCA (male) adapter > HDMI cable > Elgato Video Capture
- Written by DORON B from Saint Petersburg
1 of 1 people found this useful
Got this adapter for 2 weeks and still using it. Currently, I have used lightning digital AV adapter to connect iPad Air and Sams Got this adapter for 2 weeks and still using it. Currently, I have used lightning digital AV adapter to connect iPad Air and Samsung smart TV, working fine. It depends on the program running from iPad to show full screen at Samsung smart TV. If the output from original file could not support, then there will not be any full screen on TV. Likewise to the HD resolution too. iPad is charging fine while connected through digital AV adapter. …
- Written by Zhong Hui T from Singapore
2 of 2 people found this useful
Won't Charge iPhone 5
Device won't charge iphone while watching a movie. Waist of money and not completely beneficial as advertised.
- Written by Renae A from Newport News
1 of 10 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Does this cable charge the iphone or ipad battery?
- Asked by Matthew Z from Costa Mesa
- Sep 20, 2014
The second input is for another lightning cable to charge the device.
- Answered by Daniel P from Staten Island
- Sep 23, 2014
Can you use this to play a movie through the VUDU app and mirror it onto a HDTV? And without a network connection. - iPad mini.
- Asked by Josh B from Osceola
- Oct 28, 2014
Can you use Pages when connecting an iPad Air2 to a monitor via lightning/HDMI adapter?
- Asked by Charles G from Boca Raton
- Oct 20, 2014