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.

  • iPhone Models

    iPad Models

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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

      1076 of 1162 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

      909 of 973 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

      725 of 808 people found this useful

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

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Lightening Digital AV Adapter not working

      The lightening digital AV adapter is not working after update.

      • Written by Varanda P from Anacortes

      1 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Lightening Digital AV Adapter not working

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      lets go Apple

      Adapter was fine with all my Apple products,now wont work with any.Same deal as others,audio continues OK,video freezes

      • Written by mark I from ft. lauderdale

      4 of 5 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?lets go Apple

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Lightening Digital AV Adapter Issue (please fix)

      I have had the adapter for a number of years never had any issues until ISO12. The adapter works with my old IPad Pro through Sony Tv But currently doesn’t play I have had the adapter for a number of years never had any issues until ISO12. The adapter works with my old IPad Pro through Sony Tv But currently doesn’t play it freezes with newer iPad Air nor iPad Pro, i connected my newer iPad Air to another tv and that worked. However my iPad Pro has static sounds. Please fix so I can watch tv on demand in the lounge on my Sony tv.

      • Written by Christine N from Wellington

      6 of 7 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Lightening Digital AV Adapter Issue (please fix)

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