Ipad accessories I am using.....maybe!

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  1. TitusD

    TitusD iPF Novice

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    So I just won a 500gb portable hard drive at the bingo at work(on an oil rig - I kid you not!!) and I also have a camera conversion kit to hook it up to the ipad. Is that all I need to make the drive work? I'm gonna buy cinexplayer as well so I can watch movies and hopefully photos will be easy to move around as well.
    Does this sound like the right way to go about this?
     
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    Hmmm just plugged all this in with not much luck. Just nothing happening. Device unsupported.
     
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    Hello T D.
    The Camera Conversion Kit will at least support a SD card.
    Other stuff is just pot luck.
     
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    Also, if you have the USB cable to your camera you can connect it directly to your iPad and upload pics that way too!
     
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    Thank you for the replies. Guess mrs TitusD has just scored a wee drive!
     
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    Yes, as you have now found out the iPad does not provide sufficient power to power an external portable drive.
     
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    Thank you Beards. I know that. Now!!
     

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