• 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Easily disconnected

    • Written by from Montpelier

    It would be nice if this had button release so it would lock into place when connected!

    3 of 4 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Problems with Ipad 2

    • Written by from 's-Hertogenbosch

    On my Ipad first generation kit was working fine, even on the newest software 5.1
    Now I am very dissappointed, I purchased an Ipad 2 and nothing works anymore. Looking at info I can see the card reader, but that is all. I tried everything as advised by lot of people, but still no result.
    Any ideas?

    14 of 22 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    NO image review without importing?

    • Written by from Augusta

    Purchased this to review photos on the iPad while travelling, so we wouldn't have to carry a notebook.

    Absolutely disappointed that we only get a small thumbnail view and need to import all images in order to get a full screen view.

    We just want to review images from the from several cameras with large (8 & 16gb) sd cards; directly fro the sd card. I don't care if there is a small delay to show the next photo ( though our cards are class 6 and 10)

    We have had too many hurdles and nightmares with itunes syncing and iphoto library recovery (or lack thereof) and either photo duplication or loss; that we stay as far away from importing and syncing.

    All I wanted to do is view directly from the card. Plain and simple. Then when back home copy directly via a card reader to our networked photo drive. No additional importing, deleting, syncing, .... Apple sometimes just has to complicate things and create extra work due to their drive for simplicity and using their own apps only.

    Also, the sd card reader should be available separate for $10-15. Have no need for the usb one.

    23 of 26 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars


    • Written by from Heflin

    The USB Part does not work on mine, my sisters nor my best friends, we all have one. Says not enough power??? The card reader does work. Most of the time.

    43 of 53 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Great for SDHC

    • Written by from Fairfield

    This connection kit has worked really well with my iPad 3, though it does not work with your iPhone. That was a little disappointing.

    But to any photographers, if you use a SDXC card, this connection kit will not work. I was really disappointed because I have a 64gb SDXC card with my Nikon D7000, and the SD card reader won't read it. But if you do connect the camera via the USB connection, you can pass your photos that way through your iPad.

    42 of 45 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    ipad 3 Sony memory stick

    • Written by from Naples

    If your trying to use a USB Sony memory stick adapter and inserting into the Apple USB camera adapter you will get error message the device uses to much power and can not be used don't knock yourself out it won't work, I have a Sony cyber shot if you want to down load your photos to iPad 3 connect the cable that comes with your Sony to the USB Apple adapter
    then to your camera ( power on camera) then plug the Apple adapter end to iPad 3, if you get an error go to the Sony menue (it may ask you to any way) and switch from mass storage to PTP then follow the prompt you should be fine after that.

    25 of 33 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Most pictures and minimal video support

    • Written by from Cornelius

    OK, I am happy with the devices ability to import pictures from a SD card. The annoying part is it is limited to MP4 and H264 video even though the iPad shoots High Definition. You'd think that if it shoots HD it'll import it too... No such luck. The adapter doesn't even see the HD video from my Sony camera.

    Next issue is the USB connector for the camera connection. You'd think that Sony was standard enough to conect, but when connected, the device 'instantly' says the camera takes too much power to connect. Excuse me, but the camera has it's own battery. Why would the iPad even care about that? Let the camera drive itself and just connect.

    The only real usable function is the SD JPEG import, unless you still shoot old 30p MP4 video... I don't, I only shoot HD.

    The rest is a waste...

    32 of 37 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    iPad only…

    • Written by from Le Plessis Trévise

    This product do his job, on iPad, as said.
    But I hardly understand why this device is not compatible with iPhones.
    Is it related to power?

    12 of 19 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    The ipad camera connection kit no longer works

    • Written by from Saint Johns

    I have been using the ipad camera connection kit to import photos from a cf card reader and it has been working fine. After the latest update it no longer imports into an album. I know not all card readers work but this one did in the past. I am going to try connecting directly from the camera but it is not my preferred method. I also don't want to synch from iTunes and my mbp. What has changed? I need this to work.

    9 of 9 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Camera Scam!

    • Written by from Primghar

    I ordered this and found that the SD card reader works great, but the USB port connection does not work with my iPad. When I plug it into the iPad all that happens is a note comes up on my screen and says, "This accessory does not work with iPad. OK." To me it might just be a fluck, but I really wnated to be able to connect my iPhone 4 to the iPad to get my pictures off of that. On the other side, mine works without a flaw through the the SD card reader. I hope that your Camera Connection Kit works better than mine.

    22 of 39 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Good, Almost Great, Not Quite There

    • Written by from Bellevue

    Superficially it's a great little tool this. My feelings:

    * Simple to use
    * Intuitive
    * Definitely Useful

    * Wish it was one device instead of two.
    * If you have even a single duplicate file name, it can't find any of the files. (Had 300 photos, told me I didn't have any because of less than 10 duplicate file names. A batch rename solved the problem)
    * All images have to be in a DCIM folder. Wish there was a manual that could have told me that.
    * As always, Apple products are sold at a premium.

    All of the above are largely minor complaints, except for point 2.

    Would recommend if you, like me, move a lot of photos around on a semi-regular basis.

    19 of 22 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    not for iphone

    • Written by from Dundas

    It is extremely unfortunate that this will not work with my iphone 4 as I like to back up my photos while on vacation just incase.

    24 of 49 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Ideal for photography

    • Written by from Uxbridge

    Perfect fit

    23 of 61 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Works sometimes

    • Written by from Klamath Falls

    Mine used to work before the ios5 upgrade. Now, always says USB device not supported. Sometimes when I go to iPhoto's the camera will show, other times not. If I power down it seems to help! Frustrating for sure.

    37 of 43 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Camera kit for iPad

    • Written by from Johnston

    Unfortunately I am very upset the USB connecting does not work with my Samsung TL205 Camera ,and I am assuming because the USB connection not only is how you charge and download and it draws power as it does that same, the I pad can't regulate the difference, but i was lucky in the fact that it uses a SD card and that part works (so far) . My partners camera charges up on a separate cord then it down loads and his camera works off of the USB .His Camera is a GE E1680w so that seems to be the problem that i see .so if your camera charges and down loads through the same USB connecter it will only work if it uses a SD card you can remove, and if your camera uses a separate download cable then your power charging cable you should be able to use the USB connecter . PS: I have and iPad ,and my partner has a iPad 2. hope this can help ! Apple may have some glitches but it still is a easier and better product then any Windows product I have used . Good Luck to all.

    8 of 12 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Audio interface + ipad mostly working

    • Written by from Sydney

    I bought this so I could do location recording with my iPad. I am using the Apogee Mini-me preamp / DA with USB card, connected to iPad. The Apogee preamps run off battery power, but the USB card is powered from the iPad. Like everyone else, the power output from the iPad is insufficient, so I am running it via a powered USB hub. Strangely, the system works via the USB hub even when the hub isnt powered (ie no power winging message from the iPad). Anyway, it works, but its a little frustrating having to run the extra USB hub, and if you lose connection (easy to do with so many USB connections in the field!) you have to reboot the iPad to reestablish connection. I got it working with lots of gaff tape, and got a good signal, but it wont be replacing a dedicated field recorder any time soon.

    20 of 27 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Only 3 stars because of LACK OF DIRECTIONS!!!

    • Written by from Imperial

    Before I write this review let me say that I am the LEAST tech savy person in the world. My kids have to help me with my IPod Touch and when I somehow make my tool bar disappear....I'm sure you get the picture. I bought this kit with much apprehension after reading all of the reviews. The first time I used the SD adapter, I was able to transfer pictures from my PC, on to the SD card and on to my IPad. When I went back to Io it again, it wouldn't work. I tried every which way from Tuesday to make it work with no luck. I then connected my camera and used the USB connector and that worked. After being completely frustrated, I decided to try somethinjg - I put the SD card in my camera and reformatted it. I then put the SD card in my laptop, transferred pictures and used the SD adapter and for whatever reason, it worked. My pictures transferred on to my IPad. After transferring those pictures, I put the SD card back into my laptop and tried it again and it worked.

    I have no explanation as to why this worked, or how I even managed to think of it. I'm sure someone on here will challenged what I did - so be it. It worked and I'm happy!! Hope this helps!

    25 of 29 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Camera Connection Kit

    • Written by from Sheridan

    Works great for importing pics, but you can't save pics to your SD card from the ipad2! Needs to be updated.

    30 of 32 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Photo transfer is a problem

    • Written by from Bangalore

    I just purchased ipad2 and Photo kit, which is difficult to use. If you take pictures on ipad2 it is great. Transfering from SDHC, XD or from memory sticks is problamatic..
    Furthermore when you take a new picture and want to add to an existing album, it is not enabled. The manual conceals more than it reveals re photo application. .

    39 of 47 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    SD card adapter and fotostream

    • Written by from Hückeswagen

    I used the SD card adapter of the camera connection kit with iOS 4. It works fine as supposed. Unfortunately after the update to iOS 5.0.1 it only works if the fotostream option is switched of.

    12 of 13 people found this useful