Transferring Photos from a usb Camera

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    I have purchased a Apple Lightning USB Adapter, the instructions say to import photos from a camera turn on ipad and attach the lightning to USB camera adapter to the lightning port? where on the iPad is the said port?
     
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    It's the port where you plug in the charging cable.
     
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    it is much smaller, then the charger, should there be another part to it? I paid £21 for it so I would be very upset if I have to pay out more!!
     
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    Your iPad 3 won't work with the lightning adapter. You'd need a Camera Connection Kit.


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    I don't suppose they are cheap, which ipad does the one I have just bought fit.

    Thanks for your info, I thought long and hard before paying out for the above, I should have asked for advice before buying, maybe I can sell it on EBay!
     
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    iPad 4 and iPad mini, afaik, are the ones that have a lightning adapter.
     
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    Is it too late to return it for a refund? You could explain that you accidentally bought the wrong accessory.
     
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    I think it is too late, it will teach me to check before I buy, as a 75 year young pensioner I am quite proud at mastering the iPad but pride does come before a fall.

    Once again thanks for all your help.
     
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    The camera connection kit you need, costs $29.00 in the Apple online store.

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    Thanks I now know which one to buy. I sold the Lightning Adapter Straight away on EBay so will now purchase the correct one.
     

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