iPad as external monitor. CABLED

Discussion in 'iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by danno66, Oct 26, 2013.

  1. danno66 macrumors newbie

    Apr 24, 2010
    Hello all. Any ideas on how I can use an iPad as an external monitor NOT using AIR DISPLAY? It will be for pro use so I don't trust wireless due to so much traffic, and while testing, there was some lag time using our program on the iPad even with fast router/internet.
    OR is there any way to setup an iPad to be used exclusively as a monitor. They are the perfect size for use on a stage setup, but can't find a solution involving cables.
    Thanks in advance.
  2. JOSE891 macrumors 6502a


    Sep 15, 2012
    Las Vegas
    try splash top or log me in from the app store
  3. Onno macrumors member

    Jul 18, 2013
    I don't think that's what Dan is looking for.
    I've been looking for the same, but it's probably not going to happen until Apple allows or adds an display input thing to iOS. Maybe when they eventually launch an iPad Pro.
  4. Macman45 macrumors G5


    Jul 29, 2011
    Somewhere Back In The Long Ago
    The old 30 pin adaptor made a physical connection to a TV or monitor which had HDMI. I can't think of another way to do it except mirroring at present though.

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