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
2025 of 2375 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
1797 of 2234 people found this useful
Works well with the iPad (4th generation) and iPhone 5
Works well at mirroring iPad 4th generation and iPhone 5 via HDMI cable. Tried it with photos and video and worked well.
- Written by Michael G from El Dorado Hills
880 of 1113 people found this useful
delivers as expected
despite other reviews, worked fine right out of the box, delivering 1080p from an iPhone 5s on iOS 8.3. The ability to charge whi despite other reviews, worked fine right out of the box, delivering 1080p from an iPhone 5s on iOS 8.3. The ability to charge while casting is a nice feature. …
- Written by Craig N from Northbrook
No longer works with iOS 8.3
This adapter no longer works on my iPhone 6 or iPad Air after the iOS 8.3 update. Do not buy this adapter until Apple fixes the pr This adapter no longer works on my iPhone 6 or iPad Air after the iOS 8.3 update. Do not buy this adapter until Apple fixes the problem. …
- Written by Kelton G from Inver Grove Heights
6 of 6 people found this useful
Extremely poor quality
After very short (just a few months), very infrequent and very careful use it simply stopped working. Now I only get message - "no After very short (just a few months), very infrequent and very careful use it simply stopped working. Now I only get message - "no signal, please check your cable". I bought it at authorized Apple store, for the price I paid - it is a robbery! All Apple cables are so so poor. Not recommended at all!!! …
- Written by valdas B from vilnius
4 of 4 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
I see the HDMI plug but what is that second plug for?
- Asked by Robert R from Menifee
- Oct 23, 2012
The other plug you see is another Lightning. You can use it to recharge your Iphone 5 while you are The other plug you see is another Lightning. You can use it to recharge your Iphone 5 while you are using the HDMI port.
- Answered by Carlo S from Miane
- Oct 26, 2012
is the Lightning Digital AV Adaptor compatible with iphone 4S even if I use a coverter for the input into the phone.
- Asked by Peter C from London
- Apr 12, 2015
Can I use the lightning port on this device to connect another adapter? I want to use this for HDMI and also add a lightning to MIDI adapter.
- Asked by Daniel W from Raymore
- Mar 1, 2015
Can lightning adapter be used with Netflix
- Asked by Lesley K
- Mar 11, 2015
Yes i use it and works great
- Answered by Juan V from Albuquerque
- Apr 11, 2015
Can you switch the output to the TV to portrait? So rather than black bars you can match the iPhone rotation and rotate your TV?
- Asked by Emerson A from Washington
- Feb 19, 2013
NO, I wish you could do this! I have spent tones of time, and hours of hacking a Raspberry Pi in ord NO, I wish you could do this! I have spent tones of time, and hours of hacking a Raspberry Pi in order to get this functionality to work and still its horrible.
All Apple has to do is allow the orientation of the apple TV to be changed to vertical and it will be freaking awesome!
if they add this simple feature then they will once again have change everything. people will be able to use apple TV as a signage device. or have vertical TVs as hanging picture frames in your home.
I can not believe they have not add this feature yet!
it is quite frustrating.
PLEASE APPLE ADD VERTICAL PORTRAIT ORIENTATION TO YOUR APPLE TVS! …
- Answered by Bryan A from Bakersfield
- Apr 3, 2015