Lightenig to VGA Adapter Connection

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  1. WitchOneSalem

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    What do I connect to this adapter to make it display my iPad 4 on my TV.

    Sent from my IPAD 1st generation. WIFI only. 64GB
     

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    Hi - you might want to provide some more information - first, what kind of TV do you own (SD or HD) and what are the inputs - there are many video options w/ the easiest and best one currently being a HDMI cable which will provide the highest HD video and also audio?

    What you are showing is a VGA adapter (assume the other input is for power) - SO, your TV will need a VGA input (which is old resolution) and require an additional cable - now this will only allow a video transfer (if it works?); if you also need audio, then you will have to run an additional cable (mini stereo to R/L audio) from the iPad's headphone jack to your TV - I'll stop there for you to respond just to clarify the situation.

    My suggestion if you do indeed have an old SDTV would be to buy a new HDTV w/ HDMI inputs - good luck! Dave :)
     
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    I was wondering if you needed that.

    OK the TV has both RCA and HDMI hook ups. This is a HDTV. I thought that if I hooked in a VGA RCA converter to the Lightening yo VGA adapter that would work.

    Sent from my IPAD 1st generation. WIFI only. 64GB
     
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    Thanks for the information on your TV - if you need audio too, the easiest solution is to purchase a 'Lightening-HDMI' adapter + HDMI cable and simply go from your iPad to an HDMI input on your TV. The VGA adapter that you showed would require a VGA input on your TV (which was not mentioned), plus again if you want audio also the additional steps described in my previous post. Dave :)
     
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    I did hook up a adapter that converts VGA to RCA connections but fir some reason that find not work. Sent from my IPAD 1st generation. WIFI only. 64GB

    http://bit.ly/1hKHkvg

    Look on the above web page. This is what I used.
     
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    Hello again - well I've given you my best advice, i.e. use an HDMI connection if your TV has that input; otherwise you're trying to use old time 'voodoo' techonology that is tricky and not reliable (and requires both video & audio connections, a pain!) - not sure that I can offer much more advice, but let us know what works for you - may help others. Dave :)
     
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    I wonder why my IPAD first generation worked during the RCA Connectors. Only would show certain things on TV though.

    Sent from my IPAD 4th generation. WIFI only. 128GB
     

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