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    Hi all, I am a frequent user of my iPad 1st generation, daughter on new iPad mini, iPod 4th generation, iMac upstairs So I'm fond of apple! Yet feel I'm missing out on lots from not being having real know how to get the best from these - dare I say gadgets.

    I'd like guidance on what one cable/adapter I need to connect all of the above products to my TV. I have apple tv in my sitting room but haven't used it for some time. Found that it only worked with itunes opened on my old laptop and couldn't be bothered with that. Knowing Apple, there has to be a better way? Can some one help me on this. I'd prefer keeping it to one cable if possible. Thanks in advance.:)
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    Hello and welcome to the forum!
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    Welcome to the iPad forums, the largest and best iPad forum anywhere, with over 294,000 members worldwide. Many of our membership volunteer their time to help their fellow members with answers to their questions and solutions to their problems. If a search of the forums doesn't provide the answer you need, don't hesitate to post your question in the appropriate forum. We also have this tutorial to help you get full use from the iPad forums app. http://www.ipadforums.net/new-membe...sistance/107524-ipad-forums-app-tutorial.html We ask that all members take the time to review the Forum rules before posting.
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    Afaik it's not possible to connect all your devices with just one cable. iPad mini has a lightning connector, iPad and iPod 30-pin.
    Here's which cable is working with which device:



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    Composite AV cable



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    Lightning to VGA Adapter



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    30-pin to VGA Adapter

    Pictures: Apple Store
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    You should be able to connect these devices by AirPlay......your Apple TV may also have updates to be done. I don't know too much about this myself so I've moved your thread to our Help Section where you will receive a better response.

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
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    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://support.apple.com/manuals/#ipad
    3 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/new-membe...1590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-don-t-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
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