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Multiport hub for iPad 9


iPF Noob
Dec 8, 2021
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Just purchased my first iPad and I’m having trouble finding a hub that will let me charge, connect a flash drive and connect a my keyboard (wired- lightning) at the same time. Seems not too many lightning hubs even exist, so I was thinking of using an adapter to connect to either a usb-c or usb-a hub. Then another adapter to connect the keyboard. But not sure I could then charge through this? I‘ve looked at the lightning splitters, which would let me use the keyboard and charge. But I’d really like to have all 3 connected at once, just so I don’t have to use up memory on my iPad with my flash drive files. I’m not a fan of using the cloud, Bluetooth keyboards, or technology in general lol. So please kindly let me know if I’m missing something. Thank you!


iPad Fan
Jan 8, 2011
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Milton-Freewater, OR
Instead of searching for iPad hubs try searching for iPhone hubs. These will work just fine on iPads that have Lightning ports. I can see several options on Amazon. Do your research. There are a lot of cheap options that are, well, cheap in all senses.

Edit: I’m not entirely sure the charging passthrough on a hub meant for an iPhone will be adequate for an iPad. So research that carefully.

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