Review: Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter – a podcaster’s best friend
Really good video about the new Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter. It comes with a charging port which allows to connect devices that consume a lot of power. This was not possible with the previous Lightning to USB adapter. It is made for the iPad Pro but also works with an iPhone (and I would assume non-Pro iPads). It seems to be a good accessory in case you would like to connect an external microphone or upload files from a USB drive.
In addition to Apple’s newly released USB-C to Lightning Cable, which allows for faster iPad Pro charging, Apple also released a new Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter. This new $39.00 adapter is geared towards allowing users to easily transfer photos and videos from digital cameras to the iPad Pro.
But it’s no secret that this adapter has other talents, such as being able to power USB microphones for applications like podcasting, song recording, and voiceovers. Apple says that you can also connect USB accessories like hubs, Ethernet adapters, MIDI interfaces, flash readers, and more.
12.9″ iPad Pro owners received an added bonus as well, that being able to take advantage of the iPad Pro’s USB 3 transfer speeds. All of this considered, is the Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter a worthwhile investment?
How does it work?
Unlike the standard $29.00 Lightning to USB Camera Adapter, this new USB 3-enabled adapter features a Lightning input for powering the…
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