The Redpark Ethernet Cable connects a Lightning iPad or iPhone to 10/100 ethernet. It provides a network connection that delivers higher reliability and lower latency than wireless networking.
Once the Ethernet Cable is connected to an iPad or iPhone it is instantly recognized as a network connection that is available for use by an iOS app. Use the “Settings” app on your iPad or iPhone to configure the network connection.
The Redpark Ethernet Cable makes it easy to connect to ethernet devices for field service use cases. It is also useful for Facebook Live, Periscope and other video streaming apps.
Using the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad. Once the Adapter is connected to an iPad or iPhone, “Ethernet” will appear in the Settings app in between Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Both DHCP and Static IP addresses are supported.
The network connection provided by the Gigabit + Power Adapter is available to be used by any iOS app. Please note that the FaceTime, Messages and Wi-Fi Calling apps do not currently support ethernet.
The Ethernet Cable is a specialty form of USB 2 to Ethernet Adapter. It provides bandwidth up to 95 Mbps. The maximum bandwidth is dependent upon the USB sub-system in the iPad or iPhone.
Not currently. Perhaps a future version of iOS will support this.
Yes. Each cable is programmed with a unique MAC address during the manufacturing process. The MAC address appears as the Serial Number in the Settings app. See General>Settings>About and select Ethernet Cable.
Not currently. Perhaps a future version of iOS will support this. When this cable is connected iOS will automatically choose to use ethernet as your network connection.
Yes. Use an RJ45 coupler to attach a Cat5E (Cat6, etc.) ethernet cable to the end of the L5-NET.
iOS 10.0.x or later.