• 3.0 out of 5 stars

    USB 3 Camera Adapter

    It works on my Canon 5D MkII camera and photos can be transferred to my Ipad Pro on ios 11 into Camera Roll.

    But that’s all it can do. I attached power via lightning cable (tried with Anker 60W usb power port and also with Apple Ipad original charger), and attempted photo transfer using a flash disk and tried also using a micro SD card with adaptor; both cannot work at all. Power not enough, really ? At the price Apple charges, for me “Money No Enough”! Buy with care, and you may find many reviewers having this problem. I feel Apple grossly mis-represented the functionalities of this gadget.

    3 of 3 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    It won’t work with anything

    So I bought this so i could upload my photos from my dslr to Instagram and so I was so excited it had to try it so I get my hardrive to see my photos and it’s says my hardrive uses to much power so I plug the charger and it shows import in my phone but nothing loads so I put my usb stick into which uses probably little to almost no power and again import shows up and no thing ever came up I tried it a couple times and there was stuff loaded on the stick but it just won’t work so definitely gonna be returning it.

    7 of 7 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Doesn’t work!

    I bought one today, but it doesn’t function. I am almost sure it’s because of iOS 11. The previous model (without the port to upload the iPad), worked perfect on iOS 10 but doesn’t work anymore with iOS 11 too.
    So you guys let me buy stuff in an apple resellers store that doe doesn’t function anymore? Fix it, guys!

    10 of 10 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Can't get it to work

    Just purchased this to transfer some pictures from a Flashdrive and it won't load pictures..not sure if I need something else or if am doing something wrong.

    6 of 7 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Easy to transfer photos

    Great accessory made by Apple. High quality and very fast in transferring photos from your camera to your iPad. Don't have to depend on my Mac when I travel. My camera and iPad are enough. Highly recommended.

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Works Great, with One Caveat

    This product works great. I use it to attach a stereo Microphone to my phone, so I can record Stereo audio on the go. I have to dock it one star, as it refuses to support older Apple-made corded keyboards with my iPad. Had I gotten it for this purpose I would have rated it much lower. I fail to see why these Peripherals are not supported. I have even been able to use a USB splitter to use USB headphones, microphone, and keyboard all at once. I would highly recommend this product unless you plan on using it to attach an older Apple branded USB keyboard to an iOS device.

    5 of 5 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    It works-sorta

    I got this adapter to use with my iphone 7plus to backup RAW photos while off the grid. Transfer speeds with a Kingston USB 3.0 card reader are good (7minutes for 6.4GB of images) however the problem is that the adapter consistently fails to transfer all of the files on my SD cards. It is typically missing 5-10% of the files. While that's "close" it's unacceptable from a backup perspective. I can find no pattern in the files to explain this. All files are taken with the same Nikon camera in the same format and there is nothing unique about the size or other attributes of the files that are not transferred.

    If I choose delete at the end of the transfer sometimes I can re-insert the card and the files that were missed are then picked up. Other times these files continue to be invisible to the adaptor even though they are still on the card in the same directory and can be dealt with normally by other devices. I have experimented with a number of cards containing different images and the result is the same and doesn't improve even when I reduce the number of GBs of files to be transferred.

    I've spent hours troubleshooting trying to get this to work because it would be a great solution however I there isn't much point in a backup solution that is consistently unreliable so this little guy is going back.

    I might give it another shot when iOS11 rolls out and is stable but for now this device just doesn't'[t cut it.

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Lighting port does not support audio devices

    I wanted to connect the MIDI-keyboard and the headphones together to my iPhone 7+
    But the Lighting port on this adapter does not support audio devices.

    Everything else is great.

    14 of 18 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    USB3 devices only work on 10" iPad Pro

    On smaller iPad Pro it complains there no enough power, when using usb drives or readers instead of fall back to usb 2 as description imply. Kind of misleading.

    15 of 24 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Requires iOS 9.3 or later

    This information is only printed in small letters on a sticker on the side of the box: nowhere else. Good to know for users (like myself) who still use "older" iOS...

    12 of 26 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    beware of firmware update

    I used to love this device. I used it to connect a DAC - worked great. Today, I plugged this into an ipad mini 4 and I was prompted to do a firmware update for the device. Ok, go. There is a counter indicating percentage of update completed, but no success or failure messages. After the update, just plugging this adapter into an ipad mini 4 or or an iphone SE gives the error: "Cannot Use Device. USB2.0 Hub: The connected device requires too much power." This is with just the adapter plugged in - no accessories. Either the FW damaged my device or its now only compatible with the 12.9" ipad pro (which has a usb 3.0 port)

    26 of 28 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Limited Functionality

    The $40 adapter will allow you to transfer photos from your camera into Photos, it's advertised function. It also allows me to connect a DAC for headphone listening.

    It will not allow a USB thumb drive to connect - even when the iPad is connected to the charger via the pass-through - stating that it "requires too much power".

    28 of 29 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    …in a word: AWESOMENESS!…

    …simply awesome, imports in a flying instant, the ability to select from individual and or ~ all files ~ at the swipe of a button, just superb!!!…

    … ~ with iPad Pro and Nikon camera on hand, i can go anywhere, anytime, transferring files has never been easier, to all the naysayers, this is a must have accessory, i highly recommend this product !!!…

    3 of 3 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars


    Best work with USB hub for all people who want connect music keyboard, guitar interface, external microphones and many else for create music even on iPhone 7 :-)

    15 of 16 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Lightning port doesn't work with Apple's Lightning Headphones

    The lightning port doesn't work with Apple's own lightning headphones. It gives an error "This accessory is not supported by this device." I have a keyboard (music keyboard) that uses the USB portion just fine, but I cannot use headphones with it at all on my iPhone 7 plus. Bluetooth headphones have a significant delay and do not work with the keyboard. I'm left with having to listen to it out loud. Part of the reason I got the adapter was so I could play the keyboard without disturbing others. Very disappointed. The USB portion works, the lightning portion does not.

    22 of 36 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Its fast... for the first few images. Ports are too close! Terrible design

    Great for use on the 12.9 ipad with actual usb 3 speeds but its usually only for the first 30 or so photos. I'm using a lexar 2933x XQD card along with the Lexar LRWXQDU-7000 XQD reader to transfer. The photos app reads the photos really fast so there's less wait to start transferring photos. Starting out the first 30 or so photos transfer at roughly 10 photos a second. Then it bottlenecks somewhere and transfer slows down to roughly 2-3 photos a second and then 15 or so seconds later starts to pick up again slowly getting faster but never reaches the top transfer speeds like when you started out. Sometimes found transferring photos with a slower SDXC card using the lightning to sd card reader was sometimes faster for doing a lot a photos because the transfer speed is constant.

    I also found that the ports are too close together and using many memory cards readers would block the lightning port used to power the adapter. Terrible design so sometimes you have to use some kind of extension or usb3 elbow adapter.

    16 of 19 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Doesn't seem to work

    Whether USB device connected together with power or on its own - shows error "USB 3 connection requires too much power". Just double checked compatibility and it does work with iPad Air. For someone who is used to apple products just working it is disappointing.

    2 of 3 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Exactly What I Needed

    I use the iPhone 6 Plus as my main music listening device containing high-res audio files (ALAC, FLAC, DSD) through a very nice DAC headphone amp using the Lightning digital out and good headphones. Once you experience this kind of audio quality it's almost impossible to go back to the headphone jack on the phone.

    But one problem was that I wasn't able to charge the phone and deplete the battery during the long listening sessions. That problem is now completely solved with this adapter. I can get the digital audio out through the USB jack into the DAC while charging the phone at the same time. This is especially useful during a long flight (which I make frequently) and/or drive.

    For high-res audio listeners this accessory is a must.

    36 of 41 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic product

    I have used lightning to USB camera adapter and have always felt that the phone cannot be charged simultaneously. This adapter fixes that problem. I use my iPhone 5 and 6 to connect to an external USB DAC to listen HD audio using my headphones. The adapter powers the DAC and charges the iPhone at the same time.

    As usual the cable works right out of the box and the build quality is superior.

    38 of 43 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Only Works with Apple 12w Charger and Mains Power

    I was hoping this would work with my iPad Pro using a hefty portable Power Banker (Anker or the like). But no, always get the 'too much power' error. I can only get this working via the 12w Apple Charger plugged into the mains, so somewhat defeats the object of a portable solution.

    25 of 32 people found this useful