Connect External Hard Drive To iPad Using Camera Connection Kit

News | Thursday May 6 2010 3:57 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

Massachssetts resident Maxwell Shay has discovered another interesting use case for the camera connection kit. In a recent revelation made to
, Shay has provided an exhaustive guide to connect an external hard drive to the iPad via iPad's
. However, unlike the earlier discoveries, connecting an external HDD to the iPad requires the device to be
.
, users will also need a terminal like MacBook to run commands on the iPad. Shay insists that users will need to find a way out to power their hard drive. This can be easily made available in case of an external ATA drive, which includes an external power supply. However, with a SATA external drive, users will require a split USB cord to power their HDD.
Check out a demo of the process in the video embedded below.
notes, the methodology may not be entirely sophisticated. But this is without doubt a very useful
for iPad users.
. As always, if you plan to try it, let us know how it goes.

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