• 5.0 out of 5 stars

    works perfectly

    I was worried about the previous reviews, but I am totally satisfied with this product. it works with my Canon EOS DSLR and also with my old Olympus Camedia. I think people may be having problems with their camera's not being fully charged up when they try to transfer.

    75 of 81 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    works perfectly once I changed camera communication setting

    A huge THANKS to the reviewer who suggested this - the adapter worked fine with my newish Powershot, but using my EOS 20D, which is pretty old, I got a message that the device was not supported. I was ready to send the adapter back, because I really need it for the EOS, my main camera- I am going to England this summer and am only taking my iPad Mini, not my laptop, so have to have some way to back up photos (losing photos due to a lost/damaged card, camera, etc would be beyond tragic)

    Then I read the review that suggested going to the camera's menu and changing the Communication setting from Normal to PTP. Tada!! Success - the pictures loaded right up, I am very happy, and the adapter does not have to go back to Apple.

    70 of 76 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Incompatible with GoPro

    I connected the new iPad to my HD hero3 and it wouldn't connect because the GoPro used too much power

    86 of 119 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Compatible with Canon 7D

    Works perfect with the Canon 7D. I just connect it to my iPad mini, turn on the camera, and it automatically uploads the files. I believe if you are shooting in RAW, it uses the jpeg generated by the camera. Fantastic!

    50 of 56 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    iOS 7.1 killed this connector

    Since updating my iPad air to iOS 7.1 , this no longer works, I get a message that reads "This accessory requires to much power" when I plug just the adaptor in and nothing else, I also tried it with my wifes iPad 4th Gen and I get the same message. Both running iOS 7.1 was not a problem with iOS 7.0. Very frustrating! This worked great before and if it still worked after updating I would give this a 4 or 5 rating as it is was a great product, but now it is dead!

    37 of 43 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for my Canon 5D Mk II & iPad 4

    Purchased the adapter today. Plugged it to my iPad 4th gen. 128 GB. Plugged my Canon 5D Mk II into the USB side with the camera's cable. Turned the camera on; magic! Thumbnails of all the photos on the card (~225 RAW) appeared in less than a minute, along with a button to transfer them all to the iPad and one to delete all (from the camera). You can also select individual photos for downloading/deletion.

    Downloaded all photos in about 10 min., which is reasonable for me. Then hooked my iPad to my desktop, selected the photos from Windows Explorer, took about 2-3 min. Then erased all photos from the iPad.

    The cycle for me is complete, since I intend on using my iPad as backup during my photography trips. I would then download the photos to my desktop upon my return.

    The photos can also be viewed on the iPad in a really decent quality.

    All this with no apps to download (at least for the iPad 4) and no errors for me.

    Highly recommended, especially if you have my combination of camera/tablet or similar.

    34 of 37 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple, you are insulting me!

    I have purchased this item naive enough to think that it may allow me to transfer high-resolution photos from my DSLR into my iPad mini 4.. ..a very understandable mistake since it is presented this way.. HOWEVER, when I import TIFF photographs into my iPad the primitive "Photos" app automatically reduces the quality and compresses the TIFF format to a 3,5 Mpx photo. Apple, I love your products, but this is a major fail and I feel insulted. Stop trying to appeal to professionals when you are not able to keep up with their needs.

    32 of 35 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Way to Run my iPad into my DAC!

    I'm using this dongle to connect the audio output of my iPad Mini to my PS Audio Digital Link III DAC, and thence to my high-end living room stereo. It worked instantly, sending bit-perfect signal to my DAC. Unfortunately, my DAC does not charge the iPad through the cable, but otherwise I am thrilled. This way I can bypass the DAC and the headphone amp in my iPad and get right to the juicy, er, bits. I'm very happy about this, particularly since it lets me run Eno's amazing Scape app in very high fidelity audio.

    26 of 28 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    What a joke, unbelievable!!!

    This is unbelievable, all of a sudden, when connecting to my ipad I get this message saying: accessory unavailable and that's crazy considering the fact that it was working for at least three weeks since I purchased it and I haven't had any problems until now. I use it as a midi connector for my korg microkey-air keyboard so it's not the keyboard it's this useless piece of junk of a product. I've tried an usb hub, still no solution. Thirty-dollar's down the drain. They are going to keep making billions of dollars, I don't care; I am done with rotten apple and they're mediocre overrated products. They seriously need to get it together, I am so tired of the frustration. Stupid me, I also spent over a hundred dollars in music apps because of my use of the camera connection kit for my production. Thank you so much Apple, for ruining my workflow and taking my hard-earned money. Pathetic!!!

    29 of 35 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Worked until iOS 9.2

    I don't know what changed with the update but my midi devices won't work, my powered USB hub doesn't work either. All require too much power now. don't bother buying this.

    24 of 25 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not working...

    I bought adapter to ease downloading of photos to iPad Air from Sony DSC-HX300 Bridge camera. All working fine. Haven't downloaded photos for a while, maybe since last update to iOS 9.3.1? I now get "Connected device requires too much power" message & can't download - do I need to spend more money on USB powered / not powered adapter?

    23 of 26 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    come on Apple, why waste my time.

    I buy this to plug an 8Gb USB drive in to get some vacation photos out onto my iPad where I love using iPhoto to organize things. And I get an error message telling me the device requires too much power and cannot be used. hrm? Too much power? An 8gb thumb drive? What's really going on here? Can an Apple hardware and or software engineer shed light on why a $30.00 external port that should be built in cannot power an 8gb usb thumb drive? Im abviously returning it. but still logically. And even from a business stand point(profit) wouldn't you want some thing to actually work in the most basic ways? I mean aren't most people buying these and plugging usb drives into them? what do I know right Apple? Well I do know this. An 8gb usb thumb drive should be able to be power by my iPad . And nobody needs to be an engineer to figure that out.
    -my $00.02

    26 of 32 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Requires Too Much Energy

    This adapter will not allow me to plug in a simple SD card reader (with no card in it yet) without saying that it requires too much energy. Unfortunately, it is basically useless. I will have to buy the version that comes with the extra port to simultaneously charge; it really shouldn't be this difficult.

    22 of 25 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Works on 1 in 10 products

    Simply awful connector as I've only made it work with one Canon camera (and a simple MIDI pad). Doesn't work with my Sony video cam, Nikon, GoPro, or any of my USB drives as they all "require too much power". Useless and if I could, I would get my money back.

    20 of 21 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Fail

    When connected to iPad mini 4 and GO PRO style Activeon action camera, the error message came up: "the device connected uses too much power". Epic fail. Returning tomorrow.

    23 of 28 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    No stars--even though apple forced me to give it a star to write the review

    Absolutely does not work. I have a Nikon Coolpix L840 and an ipad air running 9.3.1. I continually get the message that the device requires too much power. Searched on-line and was told to check that the "USB power supply" was off on ipad...can't find that anywhere in settings. Also been told to buy an external hub, yet I've read that people who've done that were unsuccessful. What's the deal apple? Now I have to drive 40 miles to the nearest apple store to return this useless cable.

    21 of 24 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    USB Audio

    I use this adapter to stream my audio through an external DAC

    this adapter allows me to connect the Fiio E18 Portable Amp/DAC and listen to music through the Fiio device

    another great, albeit bulky, way to add a headphone jack to your iPhone 7

    however, the adapter ripped after a few months of use

    18 of 19 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    It does not work!!!

    I have a canon 20 D, I got a "CAN NOT USE DEVICE The connected USB device is not supported"
    message.
    Sorry apple, as much as I like your products, this one just does not work.

    22 of 27 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    No iPhone support for cameras not even with iOS9.2

    Sadly the new update doesn't seem to work with this version. Do we need a newer version which also supports USB3.0?

    19 of 22 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Worked...For a while

    I used this with wired external keyboards as as well as MIDI devices, worked quite well for a few weeks now it won't recognize anything. It Doesn't even give me the "Requires too Much Power" message it used to give me when I plugged in incompatible devices. It just goes on as if nothing were ever plugged in. Disappointing. Don't really want to buy another one either because the price point is absurd, but everything else third party seems to be unsupported. What to do...

    19 of 22 people found this useful