Lightning to USB Camera Adapter

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  • Overview

    With the Lightning to USB Camera Adapter, it's easy to download photos and videos from your digital camera to your iPad or iPhone with Lightning support so you can view them on the gorgeous Retina display and share them with family and friends.

    After you connect the Lightning to USB Camera Adapter, your iPad or iPhone automatically opens the Photos app, which lets you choose which photos and videos to import, then organizes them into albums. When you sync iPad or iPhone to your PC or Mac, the photos and videos on your iPad or iPhone are added to your computer's photo library.

    The Lightning to USB Camera Adapter supports standard photo formats, including JPEG and RAW, along with SD and HD video formats, including H.264 and MPEG-4. Requires iOS 9.2 or later.

    What’s in the Box

    Lightning to USB Camera Adapter

    Tech Specs

    Lightning

    USB

    System Requirements

    iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models with iOS 9 or later

  • iPhone Models

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    iPod Models

  • 2.0 Average
    2 out of 5 stars
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    • 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 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.

      • Written by Beth B from boone

      119 of 130 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?works perfectly once I changed camera communication setting

    • 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 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!

      • Written by William W from carbondale

      79 of 89 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Compatible with Canon 7D

    • 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

      • Written by Michele F from Cold Spring

      123 of 188 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Incompatible with GoPro

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      "Your experiences and opinions will help others make decisions ......"

      This Lightning To USB Adapter works perfectly - IF YOU USE IT PROPERLY. As Apple clearly states at the top of this Review page .... "Your experiences and opini This Lightning To USB Adapter works perfectly - IF YOU USE IT PROPERLY. As Apple clearly states at the top of this Review page .... "Your experiences and opinions will help others make decisions before they make important purchases." Short & Sweet - and To The Point. As far as I know - ALL Apple adapters REQUIRE a small amount of Plug In Power or Bias Power which is supplied by the adapted device, BUT unfortunately iPhones and iPads (Lightning) draw power instead of distribute power; Therefore - adapters and devices that require power, i.e. USB Flash Drives, USB Hubs or USB-powered SD Card Readers WILL NOT WORK with this particular cable (Lightning). BUT if your intention is to download audio, video and image files from a POWERED device like a laptop, a desktop computer, a DSLR camera or an Audio Interface to your iPhone or iPad - "it's all good.

      • Written by Don C from Englewood

      Is this review useful?"Your experiences and opinions will help others make decisions ......"

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Does not work - DO NOT BUY!!!!

      Does not work with iphone x or ipad pro and sd card reader- the most common use case!!!!

      • Written by serguei M from baeretswil

      0 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Does not work - DO NOT BUY!!!!

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Works Great!

      I purchased this to attach a DragonFly Red DAC to the Lightning port so I can play hires audio using TIDAL and the ONKYO hires music player. It works perfectly I purchased this to attach a DragonFly Red DAC to the Lightning port so I can play hires audio using TIDAL and the ONKYO hires music player. It works perfectly and the audio sounds great. No extra power needed. I also have the larger USB camera adapter with the additional Lightning charging/power port to use with my Canon 5DMII. My recommendation if you are looking to download photos you should buy that one. You will need to plug the adapter into power to make it go. I purchased this smaller one because it is more streamlined for my portable audio needs.

      • Written by Craig T from Seattle

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Works Great!