VGA Adaptor - can I run games on a monitor?

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories' started by grandmaster, Apr 6, 2010.

  1. grandmaster macrumors newbie

    Nov 14, 2007
    Hi - can any one confirm just how good/bad the iPad's VGA adaptor is? Do I get a complete video output from the iPad at all times, so can I see the OS/Games/Apps on the monitor?

    Or is it similar to the iPhone's component cable whereby only limited stuff actually gets output?

  2. macbookairman macrumors 6502a

    Jan 15, 2008
    United States
    Its pretty limited

    Link 1, 2
  3. grandmaster thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 14, 2007
    Ugh, that's pretty horrible then. Nice of Apple to arbitrarily decide what I should use the peripheral for :| And WTF is this from your Apple link?

    HDCP over an analogue VGA connection? It's another Apple world first!
  4. Matthew Yohe macrumors 68020

    Oct 12, 2006
    No, you read that wrong. It will warn you, and not play the content.

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