Interfaces:1 x USB - 4 PIN USB Type A, Connectivity Technology:Wired, Buttons Qty:6, Interface:USB, Movement Resolution:5080 lpi, Pressure Levels:2048,...... more
Interfaces:1 x USB - 4 PIN USB Type A, Connectivity Technology:Wired, Buttons Qty:6, Interface:USB, Movement Resolution:5080 lpi, Pressure Levels:2048, Active Area:15.7 mm x 9.8 cm, Features:Pressure sensitive pen, eraser, finger-sensitive Touch Ring, 6 ExpressKeys, status led, multi-touch digitiser, Accuracy:± 0.25 mm, Compatible with Windows 7:"Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft's assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7., Cables Included:1 x USB cable - detachable - 2 m, Included Accessories:Pen stand, pen tip nib removal tool, nibs (10 pcs.), colour identification rings, Software Included:Drivers & Utilities, OS Required:Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Apple MacOS X 10.5.8 or later, Microsoft Windows XP SP3, Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 or later
WacomIntuos4 Xtra-Large (XL) Pen Tablet - CAD Version with Lens Cursor (PTK-1240-C)
The innovative Intuos4 XL Pen Tablet comes in a new compelling ergonomic design and marks a new level of performance and features....... more
The innovative Intuos4 XL Pen Tablet comes in a new compelling ergonomic design and marks a new level of performance and features. It?s size is ideal for optimising use of the entire working area in widescreen and dual-monitor environments. It?s also ideal for HDTV video editing. Designed for high-end workstation use, the Intuos4 XL represents the ultimate in a large high-performance graphics tablet. The ergonomic cushioned Grip Pen, in combination with the freely programmable ExpressKeys and Touch Ring, optimises workflow, efficiency and productivity in creative applications. The special CAD configuration contains the Intuos4 Lens Cursor instead of the Intuos4 Pen. Features & Benefits - New Wacom Tip Sensor with 2,048 levels of pressure sensitivity - Ambidextrous design - User-defined Touch Ring with toggle functionality - 8 customisable ExpressKeysTM including OLED-displays on M, L and XL tablet models - New radial menus for fast access to shortcuts - Grip Pen with pen stand, colour identification rings, thick-bodied replacement grip, 5 standard nibs, 1 stroke nib, 1 flex nib, 3 felt nibs - New surface structure for consistent strokes - Absolute Positioning - Eraser - Tilt Sensitivity - Tool ID - Cord-/battery-less - Wacom pen technology Package contents CAD version - Intuos4 XL pen tablet - Intuos4 Lens Cursor - Driver CD-ROM (driver, manual in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch) - Quick Install Guide - Software Download Programme booklet
Advantages: Improve accuracy with pen stylus, large mapping area/work space Disadvantages: Mouse not as robust as could be
...After using an optical mouse for many years, I felt I needed a new tool to use with my design work which would give me greater accuracy and control over my work. So, after begging the boss for a 'new toy', we got the Wacom Intuos3 A4 tablet at work.
It was very easy to install. It simply plugged into a USB socket on my iMac and once the installation disc had run, it was ready to go. Even...
Advantages: Precision. Natural drawing flow. Shortcut keys. Quick setup. Disadvantages: Can get confused with 'Netscape' and the like; zooming, rather than panning up and down the page.
...I've owned my wacom for a few years now to help me at university. So far I've had no problems and it's helped me no-end.
Before using the tablet I struggled editing in Photoshop with my laptop touch pad and optical mouse. Having a pen, helps create a natural flow as if drawing on paper. Obviously though, the enhancement of the quality of your digital media will depend on your initial drawing...
Advantages: Good for intricate work on pictures/artwork Disadvantages: Mouse a bit fiddly to use.
.... After following on-screen instructions, another window popped up telling me the driver was loaded. The pen and the Wacom mouse worked fine, but the mouse only worked when placed on the tablet (it suppose to do that). It also felt very small in my hand but does have the conventional two buttons and a central wheel. Preferring my own mouse it was put back in the box and hasn't been used since...