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
406 of 432 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
200 of 231 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
260 of 355 people found this useful
works 100% O.K.
Having read the reviews and seen a near 50% failure rate, I ordered an SD card reader with some trepidation. However, no problem Having read the reviews and seen a near 50% failure rate, I ordered an SD card reader with some trepidation. However, no problems. Worked first time and dead easy to use - no hassle at all. It might have been more helpful if other users writing negative comments had helped by saying what SD cards they used. I use SD cards from a main stream reputable make - Sandisk and have 8 and 16 gb cards. They do have a DCIM sub directory which holds the photos in and my photos are saved with 8 digit filenames in xxx_xxxx format where the first three characters are letters and the last four are numbers.
But perhaps Apple ought to be more user friendly and proactive and provide some more helpful advice on just why there are so many negative reviews and how to avoid breakdowns in compatibility between their SD card reader and photos as experienced by some users. …
- Written by Leigh C from Hoddesdon
Nothing is perfect
I have used this card reader for about two years, it worked seemlessly all this time. I used it to transfer raw files from my niko I have used this card reader for about two years, it worked seemlessly all this time. I used it to transfer raw files from my nikon D90, and from action cameras like gopro hero2 and contour roam2. All good, BUT, it is a shame, that i cant transfer these files to iphone. When i go to the slopes, i won't be carrying my ipad with me, but my iphone is always with there, and it would be useful if i could upload video on the go and erase memory card to record more. …
- Written by Vykintas J from Kiluciu k.
Works fine :)
I was nearly put off buying this with all the negative reviews, but having used the one for original iPad with no problems I decid I was nearly put off buying this with all the negative reviews, but having used the one for original iPad with no problems I decided to give it a go - it worked perfectly with my boyfriend's new iPad mini and sd card from his sony camera - happy days :) …
- Written by Katherine P from Cardiff
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
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 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
Can I transfer photos from my PC to my iPad?
- Asked by Karen N from Pembroke
Is the sd card reader limit to 32gb
- Asked by Michael G from Lawrenceville
Yes - the SD card can only read up to 32 GB SD cards. If you have the newer 64GB or 128GB SD cards Yes - the SD card can only read up to 32 GB SD cards. If you have the newer 64GB or 128GB SD cards they will NOT work. …
- Answered by Stephen I from San Jose
Will it work with iphone 6?
- Asked by Carl S from Milwaukee
From what I have read this will NOT work with an iPhone 6, 5, or 5S with the lighting connection. V From what I have read this will NOT work with an iPhone 6, 5, or 5S with the lighting connection. Very odd I know but there you go! …
- Answered by Aaron P