Lightning Digital AV Adapter

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  • Overview

    Use the Lightning Digital AV Adapter with your iPhone, iPad or iPod with Lightning connector. The Lightning Digital AV Adapter supports mirroring of what is displayed on your device screen — including apps, presentations, websites, slideshows and more — to your HDMI-equipped TV, display, projector or other compatible display in up to 1080p HD.

    It also outputs video content — movies, TV shows, captured video — to your big screen in up to 1080p HD. Simply attach the Lightning Digital AV Adapter to the Lightning connector on your device and then to your TV or projector via an HDMI cable (sold separately).

    What’s in the Box

    Lightning Digital AV Adapter

    Tech Specs

    HDMI

    Lightning

    System Requirements

    Requires an HDMI cable (sold separately) for connection to your TV or projector. Supports both video and audio output.

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  • 2.0 Average
    2 out of 5 stars
    Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Quit working

      Only worked good for about 3 1/2 months now it takes forever to get it to work and I can't touch or move my phone. I have never had an apple product with this t Only worked good for about 3 1/2 months now it takes forever to get it to work and I can't touch or move my phone. I have never had an apple product with this terrible of quality. For $50 should definitely last longer especially not used much and always put up when not in use. Would not recommend wasting your money.

      • Written by Charla M from Hennessey

      1037 of 1122 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Quit working

    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      Poor Video Quality and No Audio Out of Headphone Jack

      Instead of outputting native HDMI, this little device seems to take the output from the phone, compress it, and pass along an HDMI signal. The result is the vid Instead of outputting native HDMI, this little device seems to take the output from the phone, compress it, and pass along an HDMI signal. The result is the video quality is far below good HD quality. Expect all kinds of artifacts and other issues including lower than expected HD resolution. This is not a device that can replace a good streaming alternative, which is too bad considering Apple's devices are more than powerful enough for that purpose. For those of us hoping to use our phones or iPads to connect in business settings to display content, be aware that audio is only transmitted through the lightening port when this is plugged in, which gives no audio out through the headphone jack. That means that if you are plugging this into a projector's HDMI input, you are likely going to lose any sound that goes along with your presentation (or anything else) as most quality projectors do not have speakers. This is a big oversight in my opinion as lots of devices keep the analog audio out of a headphone jack or the like live while also transmitting sound over HDMI. Similarly, sound is not also sent via bluetooth when this is plugged in, so that's not an alternative either. I have both the bluetooth and headphone jack options open on my laptop, which has an HDMI out. So much for replacing a good old laptop.

      • Written by David A from Golden Valley

      878 of 941 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Poor Video Quality and No Audio Out of Headphone Jack

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Doesnt work with my ipad pro 12

      It worked once, then never, tried it on 4 diffrent tvs. Waste of money.

      • Written by Abdulrahman A from Dhahran

      697 of 778 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Doesnt work with my ipad pro 12

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      AV Adapter not Working

      i am only giving it one star right now as it is not working and there does not seem to be any fix in sight at the moment. It appears that since the last update i am only giving it one star right now as it is not working and there does not seem to be any fix in sight at the moment. It appears that since the last update to IOS12 my adapter will not work. When i plug it in it tells me that accessory will not work until firmware download is complete. It has been almost 2 weeks now. So i tried it on my ipad which has not had the update and it works fine. I do hope this gets fixed soon. Please Help

      • Written by Jennifer L from Lewisville

      Is this review useful?AV Adapter not Working

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Stopped working after the iOS 12 Update

      Ever since the iOS 12 update My iPhone 8 Plus and iPad Air 2 both don’t work with the adapter they are both on iOS 12.1 and I doesn’t matter if i have the displ Ever since the iOS 12 update My iPhone 8 Plus and iPad Air 2 both don’t work with the adapter they are both on iOS 12.1 and I doesn’t matter if i have the display zoom on or not. Sometimes I can get it to mirror on the screen but only for a few seconds and then I cuts out. Sometimes it shows up in settings>general>about but not all the time. It’s not the HDMI cable or screen. I think it has to do with the software because it worked flawlessly for the past couple years. Hopefully Apple pushes out an update to fix it. I don’t fell like spending $65 on a new adapter.

      • Written by Darren W from St. Andrews

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Stopped working after the iOS 12 Update

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Works perfectly fine!

      I couldn't resist wasting my time too, but I needed to post this after reading so much 'cr_p'! I don't know why people have to take the time and effort to co I couldn't resist wasting my time too, but I needed to post this after reading so much 'cr_p'! I don't know why people have to take the time and effort to come here and write so many negative comments if they don't know how to use something or if it doesn't work as they wanted. First of all, Apple has a return policy and they could go back and get their money within 15 days which is long enough to know if they're happy with whatever they bought. After reading so many bad reviews from people who obviously have nothing to do but waste their time writing and posting instead of just going to get their money back or accept it if it's past that time (as if they're going to save everyone else by telling them "it's not a good product").. I didn't believe them so I went and purchased this product only find that it works perfectly fine and I"m using the device that they said was not working at all... I'm using a iPhone Xs Max with the newest iOS. When I connect it to my 60" screen, it instantly shows up and with perfect sound too. Oh well, thanks for your negative BS reviews. Go buy this product and bring it home and connect it. I'm sure it will work for you perfectly. If it doesn't, don't waste your time posting BS, just go back to the store and get your money back.

      • Written by Frank C from Markham

      Is this review useful?Works perfectly fine!

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