Apple 30-pin to VGA Adapter

Apple 30-pin to VGA Adapter

$29.00

2.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 679 reviews

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Product Information

  • Use the Apple VGA Adapter to mirror whatever’s on your iPad or iPhone 4S screen — apps, presentations, websites, and more — on your VGA-equipped TV, display, projector, or other compatible display in up to 1080p HD. Video mirroring is supported on iPad 2 or later and iPhone 4S.

    Watch slideshows and video on the big screen in up to 720p by connecting your iPad, iPhone 4, or iPod touch (4th generation) to a television, projector, or other VGA-compatible display. Video out supports up to 1080p for iPad 2 or later and iPhone 4S, and up to 720p for iPad, iPhone 4, and iPod touch (4th generation). Movies play at up to 720p.

    The Apple VGA Adapter connects to your iPad, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (4th generation), iPad Dock, or Universal Dock via the dock connector and to your projector or display using the VGA adapter.

  • What's in the Box?

    • Apple VGA Adapter

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iPhone models

iPad models

  • iPad (1st generation)

  • iPad 2 (2nd generation)

  • iPad (3rd generation)

iPod models

  • iPod touch 4th Generation

Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (2.5 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Unaware of limitations before purchasing

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    I teach high school and thought the vga iPad dock connector would allow me to project everything I see while using the iPad, but a I teach high school and thought the vga iPad dock connector would allow me to project everything I see while using the iPad, but alas there are severe limitations to which applications will show on the classroom LCD projector.
    I wish I had known this before purchasing the connector. The Apple Store description says the connector will display slideshows and movies, but I didn't realize that was it...

    • Written by from Keene

    9377 of 10389 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Unaware of limitations before purchasing
  • Sending mine back because it doesn't enable mirroring.

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    Once again I get suckered into buying an overpriced iPhone or iPad AV connector because Apple cleverly omits the fact that it only Once again I get suckered into buying an overpriced iPhone or iPad AV connector because Apple cleverly omits the fact that it only works with certain apps. Don't they realize that people buy these accessories mostly to do demos of apps, or to mirror whatever's on their device's screen? This basic scenario does not work with this adapter. I found that it only works when playing video, or if you're a developer and you write special code in your app to support an external screen. So buyer beware...

    • Written by from Draper

    7108 of 7849 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Sending mine back because it doesn't enable mirroring.
  • Very limited!

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    Limited to certain apps and even movies that were purchased through the iTunes store are blocked from displaying. Apple should be Limited to certain apps and even movies that were purchased through the iTunes store are blocked from displaying. Apple should be more specific about this!

    • Written by from Miami

    5868 of 6446 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Very limited!
  • Past bad reviews are missing the mark!

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    There has been a lot of negative reviews about this VGA adaptor, saying it can't be used to mirror iphone or ipad screens, not so! There has been a lot of negative reviews about this VGA adaptor, saying it can't be used to mirror iphone or ipad screens, not so! It works just fine with iphone4S and 2nd gen Ipad. does eveything it is supposed to. I hooked it up to a monitor with external speakers and plugged in the VGA cable and adaptor and plugged in the speakers to the earphone jack on my Iphone and it worked beautifully! Don't let the negative reviews deter you. It might not work on older equipment, but IPhone 4s or newer it works just as you would expect!

    • Written by from Ottawa

    0 of 1 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Past bad reviews are missing the mark!
  • 30 pin VGA adaptor

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    the adaptor is not worth the money because it does not work.

    • Written by from Roscoe

    3 of 3 people found this useful

    Was this useful? 30 pin VGA adaptor
  • Doesn't work with new iOS 7 as before

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Buyer Beware.
    This product doesn't work anymore with Netflix app on iOS7. This is what I bought it for. Sadly the product had on Buyer Beware.
    This product doesn't work anymore with Netflix app on iOS7. This is what I bought it for. Sadly the product had once worked wonderfully with all these and the rest of the apps on my ipad and iphone before I updated the iOS to 7. In fact, I loved it before updating the OS to 7 since it essentially did what it was advertised to do...mirror my video on either my ipad or iphone 4 onto my TV or projector connected to VGA. It no longer does as advertised now that I upgraded to iOS7. For everyone's information and clarity, my wife still has iOS 6 on her phone and this connector works perfectly with Netflix and other apps for her. I, however, upgraded my ipad and iphone to iOS 7 and it no longer works with Netflix on those devices that were upgraded.

    Shame on you Apple for selling a connector that YOU designed and sold that doesn't work as advertised with an upgrade to the iOS YOU also designed.
    For those thinking this is a Netflix app issue. My wife's iphone with iOS6 is running the same Netflix app version as my iphone with iOS7....and as I wrote, her's works with Netflix and mine doesn't.
    In addition, how can Apple support Netflix when someone is connected with Apple TV, but not when using this connector? I suppose this is a way for Apple to try to pry an additional $60-$70 bucks from me for the Apple TV device.
    Again....shame on you Apple. I'm getting really sick of your greed.

    • Written by from South Deerfield

    15 of 17 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Doesn't work with new iOS 7 as before

Questions & Answers

Answers from the community

  • Best Answer:

    You can do it three ways...
    1. S-Video/Composite cable from apple
    2. VGA Cable from Apple
    3. Wire You can do it three ways...
    1. S-Video/Composite cable from apple
    2. VGA Cable from Apple
    3. Wireless to Apple TV

    • Answered by Tripp Y from Bluffton
    • Nov 30, 2010
  • Netflix
    • Asked by Carey M from Mckinney
    • Dec 30, 2012

    Answer

    Latest version of Netflix (since around Aug/Sep 2013) is either bugged or more likely they removed s Latest version of Netflix (since around Aug/Sep 2013) is either bugged or more likely they removed support for VGA so this is no longer a working solution.

    • Answered by Ian M
    • Dec 16, 2013
  • Best Answer:

    The Apple VGA Adapter is designed to connect your iPad to a monitor, TV or projector using a VGA cab The Apple VGA Adapter is designed to connect your iPad to a monitor, TV or projector using a VGA cable. This is an older type of connection but still common on many projectors sold today. A VGA connection can only carry a video signal. Another limitation of VGA is its lack of support for HDCP - 'High Definition Copy Protection' - which prevents the playback of some movies (for example movies rented or purchased from the iTunes store) on an external display.

    The Apple Digital AV Adapter allows you to connect you iPad to a monitor, TV, projector or home theatre system using an HDMI cable. HMDI carries both a video and audio signal, and supports HDCP, making it ideal for playback of rented or purchased movies from the iTunes store. This adapter also includes a 30-pin dock connector to which you can connect a USB charging cable, allowing you to charge your iPad at the same time as using the adapter.

    • Answered by Chris L
    • Apr 22, 2012