Go Back   MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPad > iPad Accessories

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Jun 18, 2010, 05:39 AM   #1
Sevv
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
iPad Camera Connector - HD Camcorder footage

Im looking to purchase both a Panasonic HDC SD700 and an iPad for our up coming Florida holiday... ok its a great excuse I was wondering if youd be able to take the SD card out of the camcorder, plug it into the iPad Camera Connector and playback your HD footage on your iPad?

I wouldnt want to download it as... well it would take far too much space. Can you watch footage without first downloading it?

Cheers
Jon
Sevv is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 18, 2010, 06:24 AM   #2
ZBoater
macrumors 604
 
ZBoater's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Sunny Florida
No, you have to transfer to the iPad to view.

And Apple apparently doesn't allow HD footage that doesn't come through iTunes. The HD video out of my Canon 3500IS transfers but does not play. 640x480 video transfers and plays fine.
__________________
iPhone 6 Plus | iPad Air 2 | MacBook Air | Thunderbolt Display | Apple TV | Time Capsule
ZBoater is online now   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 18, 2010, 06:35 AM   #3
Sevv
Thread Starter
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Thanks for the reply, a real shame It would have been cool
Sevv is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 18, 2010, 09:07 AM   #4
pacmania1982
macrumors 6502a
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Birmingham, UK
Also don't forget the frame rate. My HD camcorder does 720p @30 or 60fps and my iPad won't play it

pac
__________________
15" Late 2013 Quad Core i7 Retina MacBook Pro | 32GB VZW iPad 3 | Apple TV 3 | 64GB iPhone 6 Plus Space Grey
pacmania1982 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 18, 2010, 09:09 AM   #5
Amazing Iceman
macrumors 68030
 
Amazing Iceman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Florida, U.S.A.
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZBoater View Post
No, you have to transfer to the iPad to view.

And Apple apparently doesn't allow HD footage that doesn't come through iTunes. The HD video out of my Canon 3500IS transfers but does not play. 640x480 video transfers and plays fine.
Yikes! Does this mean that video from the Sony Bloggie camera will not play either? (Has anyone tried it already?)
Amazing Iceman is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 18, 2010, 09:51 AM   #6
wolfpackfan
macrumors 65816
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Cary, NC
I wonder if videos taken with iPhone 4 will transfer over and play?
wolfpackfan is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 18, 2010, 09:54 AM   #7
Full of Win
Banned
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Ask Apple
Like most Apple products, it seems kind of fussy on video formats.

Quote:
H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format
Does the output fall under the criterion here? I transferred HD footage from a Canon 5D mk II, as a means of storing it until I got home, and it did not play. Did not expect ti to because it was 1080p @ 43-48 mbps.

edit: I looked up the specs, and if you record in full HD (1080 / 60p : MPEG-4 AVC/H.264), then no you will not be able to view the files.
Full of Win is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 18, 2010, 01:57 PM   #8
foiden
macrumors 6502a
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Be careful, you may not be able to get the Camera Connector before your florida trip. How long before you have to go there? Because there's now like nearly a 2 month backlog on the Camera Connector kit.
foiden is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 18, 2010, 04:12 PM   #9
MikeyWest
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
It depends on the camera and the HD standard. For example, I can transfer HD footage shot with an Olympus uTough-6010 (H.264, 1280 x 720, Millions
AAC, 1 channels, 44100 Hz) but not the full HD from my Kodak Zx1
MikeyWest is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 18, 2010, 05:00 PM   #10
ZBoater
macrumors 604
 
ZBoater's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Sunny Florida
Quote:
Originally Posted by MikeyWest View Post
It depends on the camera and the HD standard. For example, I can transfer HD footage shot with an Olympus uTough-6010 (H.264, 1280 x 720, Millions
AAC, 1 channels, 44100 Hz) but not the full HD from my Kodak Zx1
I assume that when you say transfer you also mean you can play them on the iPad? Ratz. What a pain in the hiney.
__________________
iPhone 6 Plus | iPad Air 2 | MacBook Air | Thunderbolt Display | Apple TV | Time Capsule
ZBoater is online now   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jul 2, 2010, 12:22 AM   #11
rworne
macrumors 6502
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Quote:
Originally Posted by Amazing Iceman View Post
Yikes! Does this mean that video from the Sony Bloggie camera will not play either? (Has anyone tried it already?)
I have a Bloggie and it is mostly unsupported.

Well almost. You cannot connect it without it complaining it is not supported, but if the Bloggie is powered on first it will connect and show the photos on it. It will not import any movies though.

Last edited by rworne; Jul 2, 2010 at 12:31 AM.
rworne is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jul 2, 2010, 10:32 PM   #12
Tom G.
macrumors 65816
 
Tom G.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Champaign/Urbana Illinois
Video from my iPhone 4 will play on my iPad. I did it today.
__________________
Tom G.
Sent from my iPad Air.
15" retina screen MBP; iPhone 6 Gold 128G, iPad Air White 64GB 4G LTE.
Tom G. is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jul 2, 2010, 11:08 PM   #13
foshizzle
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
well, I'd be interested in how this turns out for you.

But, I'd like to thank you for coming down here to Florida for vacation. As long as you don't go to the panhandle, the beaches are still pristine and oil-free. Enjoy your stay.
foshizzle is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPad > iPad Accessories

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help finding iPad 3 front camera connector parts Sheridansystems iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting 1 Feb 25, 2014 09:17 PM
iPad Mini: Camera connector + generic lightning adaptor + iPad Mini sbddude iPad 5 Apr 18, 2013 10:54 AM
All iPads: Can I use 30pin>Lightning Adapter for iPad Camera Connector? bandrews iPad Accessories 2 Jan 18, 2013 10:16 AM
Ipad to Iphone via camera connector? Lordbrummie iPad Accessories 10 Jun 25, 2012 11:09 PM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:30 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC