will this keyboard work with the ipad2?

Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad

Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad

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  • Best Answer:

    The short answer is unfortunately no; the iPad uses Apple's proprietary dock connector to interface with peripherals. You can, however, connect a Bluetooth Keyboard, such as the Apple Wireless Keyboard. The iPad Keyboard Dock for the first generation iPad kinda works, but it is hampered by the new shape of the iPad 2.

    It was, at one stage, possible to connect a standard USB keyboard to the iPad using Apple's Camera Connection Kit, however since iOS 4.2 was released this is no longer possible because the device no longer supplies enough power to the USB peripheral. This is the case with both the 1st gen iPad and the iPad 2.

    Hope this helps!

  • No, because the iPad2 doesn't have a USB port.