You can get the PowerPoint app for free on the AppStore. Alternatively you can use Keynote app.
It is priced at 9, 99 dollars, but all the different features it integrates make it worth its cost. If you want to use a cheaper alternative from third party manufacturers, it will be at your own risk. Connecting the iPad to the projector Besides the Lightning port the iPad has no further port, so connecting it to a projector is really easy.
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The end with the Lightning adapter 1 goes into your iPad. As for the small port 3 next to HDMI is an extension to the Lightning port; it simply allows you to power your iPad during the presentation: Just a small question probably a piece of cake for you. I tried to project an ipad screen today using a dock connector to VGA adapter.
However, nothing came up on the screen. Well the dock connector to VGA adapter cable could be faulty but is there any settings change either on the projector or the iPad or anything else I should be aware of? Thx for leaving a comment. Just plug and play.
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If you need more help connect with me on twitter or Google Plus. Hope things get sorted out. Thx for the suggestion, however unfortunately nothing happened for me.
Same problem persists Craig Turner and Mary: Before the upgrade I used to have flawless projection in the classroom using the dock connector to vga adapter. I strongly suspect the incompatibility is with the ios 7. Welcome and thanks for sharing your insights. Have you brought this problem up to the folks at the Apple Store or Apple Support?
Is there a way to switch from one pad screen to another on the large monitor? Hi Len, Great question and please excuse the late reply. Thanks for all the great information , I do have a question about using the Apple Tv and Airport Express to create a wireless network. Would I have to set them back to factory settings in order to forget the current network first? Thanks for the questions. Hope this clears things up a little. Can I set up a private network using these two devices with out any outside internet access?
Or you can create a new network and have your home and your presentation network both saved. Do you know if I could do this with a Roku device, or is Airplay Apple proprietary? Only on Apple devices with AirPlay. I know this is a bit tricky but it does work. How can I use multiple ipads to connect to my windows computer as a teacher so I can grade the movies my students made? Hi Scott, Great question! HI, I am a teacher and would like to use my IPad 2 as a camera and then project my papers and examples as I am writing.
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I understand your posting on how to connect my IPad to an apple tv and then to a projector but wondering if the IPad can be used to view me modeling handwriting. Will the camera lag? I have no technology skills and thought I should inquire into if the IPad would work or should I purchase a document camera?
Please contact me via e-mail. If you like I am open to do a Skype or FaceTime call to help out. Tx for your time and helping intentions, J. Ocassionally it will show a snapshot, but nothing moving. The vendor says my network is too slow or something. Do you have any thoughts? Anything I can reconfigure on the LT or iPad? Hi Wendy, Thanks for letting me know about your issue. Hope to hear from you soon. I am new to all of this and was wondering: Looking to do a presentation using my ipad and a projector screen.
Hi Michael, I am a caricature artist and have been doing digital caricatures on my ipad for awhile now. My usual set-up is to hardwire connect to an hdmi monitor and then use my airport express to wirelessly connect to my printer so I can print the caricatures I have drawn. It seems I can only do one or the other. I have an iPad 2, apple tv and airport express.
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But if this part of an on-going business my suggestion is to look into a mobile hotspot service. On one device you can connect or tether multiple wifi devices together. So check with your local mobile carrier to see what type of plans they offer. Im a teacher and needing to connect my Apple TV to my computer.
You have a computer and a projector already connected via VGA. Look into the app Reflector. This program will allow you to mirror your iPad screen wirelessly to a Mac or PC.
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I recently discovered the ATV option for business presentations. Your blog makes it very easy and verifies that I have been doing it right. The one problem I have not been able to solve is hooking up an external wired or bluetooth mini boombox. My projector has an HDMI connection and a pretty good speaker in it so it has not become crucial yet. After reading your blog, I am wondering if the Kanex device you mention may be my answer. What do you think? If your projector has a VGA input then give the Kanex box a try.
But you probably have done this already. If all fails, and you still needed to amplify the audio to a larger room. I would then use an external microphone to pick up the audio coming out of the projector speaker. Please keep me posted would like to know how it worked out. Ben, glad to see this information was helpful and thanks for the kind words. The airport express is a great add on to an AppleTV and projector setup. This also helps me to focus on my audience then my technical equipment.
Your email address will not be published. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting. Questions Answered in the Series What Apps are needed to create a presentation? How do I present wireless to engage with my audience? What are the best portable mini iPad projectors? How do I send a slideshow to multiple iPads? How to connect the iPad to the Apple TV and how this device can help you engage with your audience.
How to create a Wireless Network with the Airport Express. It includes an attached cable; that connects to the Apple TV one less cable to buy. As discussed before if your presentations have music, just plug a mini jack cable to an external speaker device here. It can be used to convert and connect other HDMI devices e. Free Email Updates Get the latest content first. Enter your email address Comments Thank you for your blog. Hey Jack, Glad you found the blog and the information helpful. Hi Sheri, Welcome and thanks for visiting the site. Hi there, Welcome and thanks for visiting.
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