Ditto here, except that I knew it was going to happen. Very frustrating.I finally updated to 4.2.1 and what a disappointment. I can no longer use my sd card connection kit. Says there is not enough power. I would not have updated if I knew this. Is there anyway around this? Software in Cydia possibly?
Too bad - I know it can be resolved by using a powered USB hub for the connection, but that's not very elegant. I was hoping perhaps Apple would have conceded that there are some very good reasons for reinstating the 100 mA limit. On the plus side, I hadn't spent the money on the connector yet.The issue wasn't addressed in 4.3. Apple doesn't find it a problem. They did it on purpose. Is anyone working on a way to fix this? It seems that the reduction of power has to be a software control not a hardware control thus it should be able to be changed by someone with programming/jailbreak experience. Any help would be appreciated!
Agreed, it's ridiculous that they would cripple their own adapter. But then again it's also ridiculous that the old iPod camera adapter, which looks exactly the same, doesn't work on the iPad.Too bad - I know it can be resolved by using a powered USB hub for the connection, but that's not very elegant. I was hoping perhaps Apple would have conceded that there are some very good reasons for reinstating the 100 mA limit. On the plus side, I hadn't spent the money on the connector yet.
eBay kits have the same issue. The problem lies on the iPad itself. I haven't found many SD cards that work. The only thing I can get to work reliably is my camera's USB connection. Contemplating a jb just for this issue.So I just bought the camera connection kit for my iPad 2.
Now that I've learned about this "reduced power" crap I'm wondering if I should return it. The other thing is that it doesn't support SDXC cards (as far as I know).
Instead of the $36 I spent on that crappy product I'm thinking I might just get one of the third party ones off eBay that has 5 in 1 ports.
And yeah I had initially hoped to be able to attach a pen drive and load some movies on it. I'm going on a trip to Europe and wanted to have extra movies on a pen drive (seasons of tv shows). It works on some of my drives but ANY flash drive that has an LED doesn't work for me. Only my crappy no-name brand ones with nothing by the USB attachment and main body will work.
Anyone know if a 8gb Cruzer blade will work? It looks like it's a pretty simple drive, no fancy lights. Just the usb part and thats it.