With the iPad Camera Connection Kit, it's incredibly easy to download photos and videos from your digital camera to your iPad so you can view them on the gorgeous iPad display and share them with family and friends.
The kit includes two connectors, each with a different interface:
- The Camera Connector features a USB interface. Just plug it into the dock connector port on your iPad, then attach your digital camera or iPhone using a USB cable (not included). iPhone 3G is not supported.
- Use the SD Card Reader to import photos and videos directly from your camera's SD card. Connect it to your iPad, then insert your digital camera's SD card into the slot.
After you make the connection, your iPad automatically opens the Photos app, which lets you choose which photos and videos to import, then organizes them into albums. When you sync iPad to your PC or Mac, the photos and videos on your iPad are added to your computer's photo library.
What's in the Box?
- Camera Connector
- SD Card Reader
- iPad and the Camera Connection Kit support standard photo formats, including JPEG and RAW, along with SD and HD video formats, including H.264 and MPEG-4.
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Ratings & Reviews
The USB will work with many things, not just a camera!
Things that I found out that you can plug in to the USB connection are USB headphones and USB headsets, USB keyboards and probably Things that I found out that you can plug in to the USB connection are USB headphones and USB headsets, USB keyboards and probably more things. If you buy the package, it comes with two different products, one for a USB connection, and another for an SD card. Also, you can plug any iPhone to the USB port and get your photos off of the iPhone so you can view them on your iPad! This is a very nice product and nothing I would change. If you email the photos with the Mail app on the iPad, they are in 2048x1536 resolution rather than the iPhone's 800x600 emailed resolution. One last thing, once you connect to your Mac, iPhoto brings in full resolution images with EXIF information intact. Great job Apple! The iPad now has a USB port! …
- Written by Jackson H from COEUR D' ALENE
29899 of 30871 people found this useful
The first connector (30 pin of course) features a USB port allowing you to connect up either your digital camera or iPhone direct The first connector (30 pin of course) features a USB port allowing you to connect up either your digital camera or iPhone direct to the iPad. When connected an application automatically loads up displaying thumbs of images that are available on the camera or iPhone to download. You can then select what you want to copy over. Images are then synced with your PC or Mac is required.
The next connector is almost the same but instead of connecting the camera direct to the iPad it features an SD card slot allowing images to be read directly from the memory card containing pictures. The same app (Photos) is opened up and the same interface. …
- Written by Suraj W
4064 of 4897 people found this useful
Useful Little Thing
This is a wonderful little addition to my iPad accessory collection.
Picked it up at my local Apple store.
I am so happy now This is a wonderful little addition to my iPad accessory collection.
Picked it up at my local Apple store.
I am so happy now as I can very easily transfer photos from my digital camera directly or by putting the SD memory card into the slot. This is VERY handy when you travel.
Thanks Apple for another great product for our magical iPads ! …
- Written by Gary A from Albuquerque
3473 of 4451 people found this useful
Photos but no video
Very useless piece of plastic bought it to edit videos I film on camera and it won't download them all it only says no photos on s Very useless piece of plastic bought it to edit videos I film on camera and it won't download them all it only says no photos on sd card which is true but there are videos! Very poor product. Hope Apple will fix it or I'll never purchase another Apple item!! …
- Written by Hope P from Trafford
1 of 1 people found this useful
Not working with iOS 8.4)
To use the iPad camera connection with my iPad Air (when the lightening to sd card was not available) I had to purchased the light To use the iPad camera connection with my iPad Air (when the lightening to sd card was not available) I had to purchased the lightening to 30 pin adapter. It had been working flawlessly until I recently updated my iPad Air to iOS 8.4. I get a pop up message saying it's not compatible. That's very disappointing. …
- Written by SYREETA T from VALDOSTA
6 of 7 people found this useful
Very upset and ready to get something other than an apple product.
My apple camera connection kit has stopped working from the latest update ..... It worked before but now is telling me it isn't su My apple camera connection kit has stopped working from the latest update ..... It worked before but now is telling me it isn't supported on device. I have tried to cut the iPad off/on with and with the kit connected and not connected with no success... I am very disappointed because this was my main use for my iPad was picture editing and sharing ... Please fix this apple . …
- Written by Brittanny M from Gaffney
21 of 23 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
I there a way to connect the iPad to TV via HDMI cable.
- Asked by Kd B from Del Norte
- Feb 17, 2011
yes. use the lightning Digital AV adapter or 30 Pin to HDMI adapter available from apple.
- Answered by Ryan T from Hamburg
- Oct 27, 2014
Can I shoot video on my iPad air, then download the video to a USB stick?
- Asked by Sharon M from Burlington
- May 26, 2015
Is this compatible with the New SDXC that currently Sandisk released the 64GB SDXC cards that are based on the new SD 3.0 specifications.
- Asked by Deon D from Houston
- Apr 23, 2010
Will this work with the iPad Air?
- Asked by Glenna G from San Antonio
- Apr 19, 2015
No the connections Arenot compatible with iPad Air
- Answered by Kathleen A
- May 18, 2015