Apple® Lightning™ Digital AV Adapter
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Does what it should
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Display photos, videos, and apps from your newer Apple smart device on an even bigger screen. This handy adapter lets you hook up an Apple device equipped with a Lightning connector to TVs, projectors, A/V receivers, and other components featuring an HDMI connection. For use with an iPhone® 5, 5th generation iPod touch®, 7th generation iPod nano® or other Apple portable device with a Lightning connector.
Does what it should
Julie, Cookeville, TN
Average Customer Review(s):
Does what it should
Does exactly what it says it does
When it works it's fine. Im not sure if I got a bad one before or not but I'm on my second one now. The first week using the first one I had was was great other than the fact Apple makes us jump through these ridiculous hoops to make iPhones compatible to non apple products. However after the first week it was very unreliable in terms of when it would connect to my 5s. In my experience charging cables for iPhone (Apple and off brand) tend to be picky after a few months of use but the second week I had this expensive cable it was almost worthless requiring me to set it up perfectly and very carefully connect and hold for 20 seconds and try not to move it at all as I let it go or it would lose connection and I have to unplug and start over usually taking me an hour or two to get it to work when i did get it to work, which was only 20% off the time.
Pros: It's the only way to mirror your iPhone to your tv without wifi
Cons: It's the only way to mirror your iPhone to your tv without wifi. As with other Apple cables is sensitive & tends to have problems where the cable meets the connection. Expensive. Must be gentle with it. A real pain. Short impractical cable length and design. Drains battery even with charging cable plugged in
The cable work great on the system in my truck, I have also used it in my home on a 60in screen.
Pros: A++++++ in every way
Cons: No cons
Pros: Great quality. Works very well very pleased with purchase!!
After looking at several slightly cheaper alternatives from other sellers all with not so good reviews, I decided to purchase this one from Crutchfield mainly because of the stellar support that I've gotten from Crutchfield in the past. I bought it for my daughter to use in connecting her iPhone 6 to a JVC KW-V31BT that I also purchased from Crutchfield. Turns out I didn't need the support. Unlike the reviews I read on the alternatives, it was completely plug and play. As soon as I plugged it in, the radio recognized her phone and swapped the display to her phones screen. I have not tried connecting it to a TV or any other video display device.
Pros: Easy plug and play. No set up from phone or radio.
This worked great to stream Netflix to my tv.
works great nice video and audio.
It's a required cable to mirror my cell phone to my stereo not much more to say about it
Really make streaming Netflix from Iphone 6 easy.
Pros: Easy to use, works great.
Works perfectly, shipping was super fast. A bit pricey in my opinion, but you get what you pay for. Have been using the older IPOD to HDMI adapter for years, and it's still working perfectly well, so I expect this will perform on par with the old one.
Pros: Simple, works perfectly
Works as it should. Fast shipping.
Pros: good quality
Works excellent to watch tv from my home Slingbox on hotel tv's using an HDMI cable and my IPad!
Works very good with my car stereo
Pros: Very good quality
best adapter in the universe
Seamless application. Plugged in my HDMI cord to the Apple cord I purchased which I in turn plugged into the iPad and Voila! Ipad on the big screen. Thank you!
Pros: 100% simplicity.
Cons: Does not work with older Apple products without an adapter.
This is a great product for all owners of Apple devices.
Pros: Works perfect in my car and at home
Cons: This should come with Apple products when you buy them
Great and necessary item.
Pros: You need this item to avoid compatibility issues. Great and necessary item to see videos on your stereo.
works for AppRadio mode. CarPlay is way better than AppRadio mode so i dont use this much anymore.
Tested this thing out and worked flawless for me. Great product and fast shipping to boot. Thanks!!
Pros: Apple product
Works as promised for our Apple 5s
Workers as well as all apple products.
Pros: You get the quality you should expect from Apple products
Provides HDMI output (video) and USB output from your Apple device using a Lightning connector. Typical Apple brand accessory: high quality at a very high cost for what you get.
Pros: Quality, HDMI output.
Cons: Price. Length of male lightining connector from adaptor is too short to connect most phones without having the adaptor itself visible in a vehicle. This makes a VERY bulky installation (adaptor, HDMI, and lighting to USB cable are all exposed. If the male lighting cord was simply lengthened to 8" to 12", adaptor and bulky HDMI cable could all be hidden (and protected) in vehicle, making a much neater installation. Why not offer another adaptor with a longer lightning connector?
Pros: Use your iPad, or iPhone to connect to your TV and watch same as regular DVD.
It does work but my mirrored images are all dark even with all the bright setting turned up.... And sometimes my 5s is not detected or charge so I have to unplug it and plug it back in to work..... It is also time for apple to make an hdmi straight to lighting so I wouldn't have the stupid adapter junking up my car
Pros: Does what it is designed to do
Cons: Big in size and mirrored images are all darker on screen
It came in 3 days. I plugged it in, it worked right away. What else do you need? Thank you Crutchfield!
Pros: reasonable price, quick shipment, worked perfect
Works as designed
works as it should, just wish it came in other lengths
Pros: good quality
Cons: too short
Without these cables I wouldn't be able to hook up my iPhone 5 to my Pioneer AVIC-Z150BH receiver. Makes it possible to play around with the apps on the phone, especially with the app radio by Pioneer.
Pros: Small and compact, easy to hide.
Works fine for what I need it for. Was not thrillled I had to purchase this for iPhone 5 after they changed adapters and simple USB to Lighting does not provide full functionality with Pioneer AppRadio AVX head units.
works great with my radio
Pros: great adapter
Great product! I use it mainly to watch Netflix on my television set.
I am using this product for the Pioneer AppRadio 3 in my car. However, this small product can be used for any Apple device for the television set. This product has several uses for video.
Pros: This product is small and can replace your VCR in terms of video.
Plug works great just as described. A little on the pricey side for what it is but well worth it.
Pros: Mirrors your iPhone 5, just as described
Cons: A little on the pricey side for what it is but worth it.
Lightning Digital AV Adapter: The Apple Digital AV Adapter will route a digital audio/video signal from your Lightning connector Apple iOS device to your HDMI-compatible television. The Lightning Digital AV Adapter supports mirroring of what is displayed on your Apple device screen; including apps, presentations, websites, slideshows, and more. It also outputs video content; such as movies, TV shows, captured video to your TV in up to 1080p HD. Simply attach the Lightning Digital AV Adapter to the Lightning connector on your device and then to your TV or projector via an HDMI cable (sold separately). An 8-pin/Lightning connector port built into the AV adapter lets you charge & sync your Apple device while it's connected to your HDMI-compatible TV (Lightning connector cable & USB power adapter required).
Compatible Apple iOS Devices: Compatible Apple iOS devices include iPod touch 5th/6th gen, iPhone 6S+/6S, iPhone 6+/6, iPhone 5S/5C/5, iPad 4, iPad Air 1/2, and iPad Mini 1/2/3/4.
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