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12 December 2001, 08:42 PM
Ive seen on this forum and on other forums that a lot of you guys use tablets, im not really into that area so could anyone be so kind to give me a hint on some good tablets (cheap ones preferably :D )
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12 December 2001, 09:33 PM
I got a wacom graphire for 100$ canadian, thats like 60-65USD they are possibly the best bang for the buck tablets out there, the graphire2 is USB, and only slightly more expensive, start off with a small one, mabey 4X5, if it suits your needs, and you feel like getting a bigger one, go for it, HOWEVER, they are exponentially more expensive.

12 December 2001, 09:36 PM
definately go Wacom. Ive had one for years and I love it. Never had any problems with it. I think that they have a cheap one, $100 but its tiny(4x5) they also have some for $350 that are decent size(6x8). check it out,
Most popular brand I believe. you gosta get a tablet...

12 December 2001, 09:41 PM
I concur. unless you know you need one, go with the graphire. a reasonably sized intous is wicked expensive. although the new black intuous2 looks pretty cool:D

12 December 2001, 10:31 AM
the smallest WACOM is going to set you back about $90

12 December 2001, 03:19 PM
Wacom is definitely the way to go.

I have a 6x8 and I really like the size. Smaller it becomes more of a gadget.

So, if your are a good drawing artist and/or painter I would suggest to go straight to the 6x8. It's a really usefull tool. But if you don't draw that much the tiny one could be a good gizmo to play with.

If you can, try one first for a few hours to see if you like it ...


12 December 2001, 03:40 PM
thanks for all the replies!
ive looked up the cheapest(where i live that is :D) Wacom tablet and it's a Graphire2 so ill probably go for that one (its about 1000SEK(swedish kronor) which is a little less than 100USD
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12 December 2001, 07:20 AM
Im gonna buy a tablet to, soon. I think ill go for the Intuos2, looks really great, and ive heard good things about it. I think that Wacom is the way to go for tablet. Something like 6 * 8, any of u know the price for one of theese ?

12 December 2001, 06:13 PM
I use the Intuous A4 and swear by it, having used tablets for the last 7 years there is definately no living without them.

The small graphire tablets are great but stretch your buck and go Intuous, hunt on e-bay I saw a brand new A5 intuous for 100 normally 250 ish.

Its definately worth it, also stick with Wacom they are well ahead of they're competitors.

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