I wanted to connect my Canon 7D to the iPad with the Camera Connection Kit (CCK) and a USB cable but no dice. And the 7D’s Compact Flash card wont fit in the CCK’s reader unit. I read a couple of threads on the internet which stated that it’s possible if you use a USB card reader in between.
I was trying out the Camera Connection Kit (CCK) with my compact camera, a Panasonic Lumix TZ7 (also known as Lumix ZS3). The SD card fits in the CCK’s reader unit and photos transfers nicely to the iPad where they can be viewed in full pride. When testing with video i noticed: