iPad IPad 2 external hard drive

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories' started by iChedddd, May 19, 2013.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    #1
    Well I'm new and need help with my ipad. I only have a 16gb ipad 2 and need more space for movie and music. I know that seagate satellite mobile wireless storage hard drive works but I don't have £150 to just spend on that. So I looked on eBay and found this,

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Seagate-E...K_Computing_HardDrives_RL&hash=item20d2f6591d

    I was just wondering if anyone has either bought something like this or knows if it will work and is good or not, thanks.
     
  2. macrumors regular

    RadDave

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    North Carolina
    #2
    Hello - the 'stock' iPad will not function w/ a cabled external HD; although the CCK (Camera Connection Kit) comes w/ a USB adapter, the sole purpose is to attach a digital camera for transferring images. So sorry but any external storage device that needs a cabled connection is not an option.

    As you already mentioned, a 'wireless' solution is your main choice, and a number exist - e.g. checkout the iUSBport HERE - hopefully, others will 'chime in' who may have solved this issue on the iPad - good luck! :)
     
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    EDH667

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    #3
    I have tried just about all of the wireless streamers and have been pretty impressed with the Kingston Digital MobileLite Wireless Flash Reader.
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CEB5QU2/ref=oh_details_o06_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
    You can use SD or USB flash drives. I have been using a couple of micro-SDXC 64GB cards and it has been working great. It also has the additional benefit of being a back-up battery for your iPhone. For $69.99 US. it is not a bad price especially if you already have some flash storage cards lying around.
     
  4. macrumors 6502

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  5. macrumors 6502

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    Michigan
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    I second the Kingston. It works great so far.
     

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