iPad Camera Connection Kit can add support for USB keyboards and more

iPad Camera Connection Kit can add support for USB keyboards and more

Summary: Now that the long awaited iPad Camera Connection Kit has shipped, some users are reporting that you can use the kit to connect other USB peripherals to an iPad.

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Now that the long awaited iPad Camera Connection Kit has shipped, some users are reporting that you can use the kit to connect other USB peripherals to an iPad.

TidBITS, an online newsletter and website for Apple-related news, tested various peripherals and confirmed that using the kit's USB dongle will allow the iPad to accept USB headsets and low-power USB keyboards. Of course, according to a short support article on Apple's website, "Apple does not recommend or support using the iPad Camera Connector with devices other than cameras."

[TidBITS via Ars Technica]

Topics: iPad, Hardware, Mobility

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  • So let me get this straight.

    In order to connect a USB device to an iPad...which Stevie Boy Wonder doesn't want me to connect...I have to shell out another USD$29.00 for the "privilege"? Nice.

    P.T. Barnum sure was right.
    IT_Guy_z
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