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

    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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  • 1.5 Average
    1 out of 5 stars
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    • 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

      253 of 276 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

      190 of 200 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

      173 of 192 people found this useful

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

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Video Output Ruined by Black Border

      No matter what you do, or what device you are using (iPad, iPhone, etc) it surrounds the video output with a small black border on ALL sides. Completely ruins a No matter what you do, or what device you are using (iPad, iPhone, etc) it surrounds the video output with a small black border on ALL sides. Completely ruins all output for any practical use! I was going to use this for streaming, but this non-full aspect ratio output ruins that completely. Also, if I wanted to use this to send a signal to my TV, it is a total waste as I can't get the full aspect ratio from that either. It doesn't matter if you are using 16:9 or 4:3, it will put the black border around ANY AND ALL OUTPUT. Total waste of money, and terrible product. Funny enough, the VGA version doesn't have this video border problem, but it also doesn't capture audio... so also worthless for streaming and pretty much everything else unless you want to use a separate feed for audio.

      • Written by James C from New Braunfels

      3 of 5 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Video Output Ruined by Black Border

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Not as bad as the reviews

      I had issues at first, I could not pick up a signal. I went to the Apple Store and got help. At first they thought it was a bad adapter but upon further review I had issues at first, I could not pick up a signal. I went to the Apple Store and got help. At first they thought it was a bad adapter but upon further review it was was a very dirty connection due to me never cleaning my plug in. They cleaned it up and now I'm generally pleased.

      • Written by Fred N from Grand Rapids

      5 of 6 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Not as bad as the reviews

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Wish I'd read the reviews before I bought - does not work !

      Paid £50 for this - yes you've read that correctly. It works for about 19 seconds (sometimes) then black screen. Note sound goes through hdmi only and not audio Paid £50 for this - yes you've read that correctly. It works for about 19 seconds (sometimes) then black screen. Note sound goes through hdmi only and not audio jack, so forget hooking up to speakers. I'll be demanding my money back as should you if you've bought this !

      • Written by Jean-Jacques D from Newport Pagnell

      5 of 6 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Wish I'd read the reviews before I bought - does not work !

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