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This is the one I've been waiting for, the iRig PowerBridge from IK Multimedia. It allows the iPad to charge while it's connected. My iPad 2 battery isn't what is used to be, but there has been virtually nothing affordable on the market that allows the iPad to be a controller and take power from AC at the same time.

http://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/irigpowerbridge/

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David

 

Please do not try what Scott has stated will not work.  Depending on how that "blue" adapter you show in the middle of your proposed setup is wired, it can cause a turnover in the USB data transmission leads, resulting in the transmit leads being connected to one another and the receive leads being connected to one another, which results in no data transfer.  You need transmit connected to receive in both directions.  BUT . . . WORSE . . . it can also cause a turnover in the USB power leads.  The keyboard's USB power lead gets shorted to the ground terminal in the iPad's USB connector and the iPad's USB power lead gets shorted to the ground terminal in the keyboard's USB connector, resulting in possible electrical damage to the USB power circuits in both devices.  In the early days of USB, more than a few enterprising individuals, who didn't want to go the price of a computer-to-computer file transfer "kit", and decided to fashion their own "cheater" cable found this out the hard way and paid a very dear price.

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