Lightning to 30-pin Adapter

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  • Overview

    This adapter lets you connect devices with a Lightning connector to many of your 30-pin accessories.* Supports analog audio output and USB audio, as well as syncing and charging. Video output not supported.

    What’s in the Box

    Apple Lightning to 30-pin Adapter

  • iPhone Models

    iPad Models

    iPod Models

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

      Doesn't Work!

      Purchased this so I could use my older Bose sound docks with my newer IPod nano. It charges the iPod but the audio does not work. I get an error message that Purchased this so I could use my older Bose sound docks with my newer IPod nano. It charges the iPod but the audio does not work. I get an error message that states "unsupported, accessory is not supported." Prior to purchasing this iPod I was told this adapter would be all I need to continue to use my sounddocks. But, no, that's not the case. I can't upgrade my sound docks so they can be "supported" by Apple. I'm a retired school teacher and can't afford that. Why can't you keep this simple and easy. I'm so disappointed.

      • Written by Cynthia A from Port Orange

      158 of 164 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Doesn't Work!

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Works for Nano & Bose Portable SoundDock

      I got this to continue using my Bose Portable SoundDock (2011) with a new iPod Nano (7th G). It charges the iPod, plays all audio and the dock's remote still wo I got this to continue using my Bose Portable SoundDock (2011) with a new iPod Nano (7th G). It charges the iPod, plays all audio and the dock's remote still works with this adapter to change volume, fwd/ rewind, change playlists, etc. Was the best solution in comparison to Bluetooth adapters which can't charge the iPod. I even tried an AUX cable which reduced volume to half plus the remote didn't work.

      • Written by Radhika H from Toronto

      86 of 91 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Works for Nano & Bose Portable SoundDock

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Won't work with a case on your phone

      I too bought these in the hopes of being able to use them with the Sony Clock radios that both my wife and I have. Found out the only way they'd work is if the I too bought these in the hopes of being able to use them with the Sony Clock radios that both my wife and I have. Found out the only way they'd work is if the case is removed from the iPhone (5SE for my wife and 6S for me). I'd really like to see Apple redesign this with a longer Lightning connector and perhaps two or three spacers of various thicknesses. That way, the length of the Lightning connector could be customized by the user by the appropriate selection of spacers and would allow this to be used with any number of cases or without a case entirely.

      • Written by Thomas G from Cumming

      87 of 100 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Won't work with a case on your phone

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Works great. iPad Pro. Akai Synthstation 49.

      After being gifted an iPad Pro to replace my older iPad with 30 pin connector, the newer iPad was not compatible with my Akai Synthstation 49 keyboard. I o After being gifted an iPad Pro to replace my older iPad with 30 pin connector, the newer iPad was not compatible with my Akai Synthstation 49 keyboard. I ordered a cheap 3rd party adapter cable but it didn't work. Further research shows this adapter has technology way beyond the 3rd party cables simple wire crossings. Picked this up at the apple store for 29 bucks. Plugged right in with full audio routing and midi control with all my synth and other music applications as before. But now with much better performance of the newer iPad. For applications that require docking to 30 pin for audio and midi control, don't waste time on other cables. Buy it, try it, return it if it doesn't work for you. :)

      • Written by Peter H from Belmont

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Works great. iPad Pro. Akai Synthstation 49.

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      doesn't work with phone case

      c'mon Apple make something that works - did you people test this thing? you know most people have some kind of case on their phone geesh!

      • Written by Deb P from Shawnee

      1 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?doesn't work with phone case

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Works - but not with a case on

      I had been researching for a product that will work with my Bose docking base. I purchased a gen6 ipod touch with this adapter. When I got my new ipod in the I had been researching for a product that will work with my Bose docking base. I purchased a gen6 ipod touch with this adapter. When I got my new ipod in the mail, i hooked it all up and was excited that it did work. This morning I noticed my ipod did not charge over night, so i attempted to hooked it up to the old 30pin charging cable with the adapter.... did not work. Upon reading these comments, i read about the case.... So i took off the small plastic case, which was not on the first time i hooked it up and low and behold, it worked again. So, in order to use this adapter, you can not have the case on the ipod, or phone in the other person's case. ~ Reason for only 4 stars not 5.

      • Written by Terese S from Itasca

      Is this review useful?Works - but not with a case on

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