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Old 01-13-2013, 12:06 AM   #31
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Also this product is very interesting news to me,
Also from a better known player and since it has licensed wacom technology,
Wacom doesn't seem to fear the competition...

http://blog.laptopmag.com/thinkvisi...-to-your-laptop


Hot damn! Thanks for posting this--if it's compatible with Win7 (I searched Google for more details, but couldn't find any), that looks like exactly the kind of device I've been waiting for. It's about what I imagined Wacom would release as a 12WX successor... kind of shocking to see it priced at $350 instead of $1,000.

As for pressure sensitivity, for my workflow I feel like 1024 levels is overkill, and 2048 even more so. In Photoshop I use pressure to control my brush's:
  • opacity, which only has discrete levels 0-100,
  • and size, which I never need to fluidly vary from 1 pixel to thousands
So I don't get the need for that many levels of detection. Maybe I'm oblivious to other techniques that call for higher pressure sensitivity, but my cynical side sees it as a marketing ploy.

If I buy a ThinkVision LT1423, it'll be interesting to work with its 256 levels after the Cintiq's 2048; maybe I'll be eating my words.


(Edit: I keep getting weird spacing issues)

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Old 01-13-2013, 04:11 AM   #32
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I don't know if it's a mind thing or what but I notice a smoother rendered line with more pressure levels- I use the Intuos 3 and have (briefly) used my peer's 5 and it seems to be a smoother draw- could be other factors, workstation, hardware of the 5? Dunno, but the detail of the line (as silly as that may sound) just seems so much smoother? If that makes any dam sense LOL. Smooth enuff that I am considering an upgrade if nothing else tickles my fancy LOL. anyways, just my observation- note: most of my painting is free hand- have just started using illustrator for line control.
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Old 01-14-2013, 05:06 PM   #33
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the LT1423p does sound promising for the price. Lightweight and wifi- so in theory you could have your laptop aside and draw on it pulling power from your PC/laptop

Only downside so far is that it's only 256 pressure.

http://www.engadget.com/2013/01/06/...mobile-monitor/
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Old 01-14-2013, 05:21 PM   #34
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I probably shouldn't talk since I did a lot of demoing for Wacom and got plenty of free stuff from them, but after I got my Samsung 10.1 Galaxy Note, I haven't looked back to anything else for my drawing rig. It is the best thing that ever happened to me and my work.
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Old 01-14-2013, 05:28 PM   #35
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But how does it work with a photoshop pipeline? inother words- is it logical to concept/sketch on it then pull it to your beefier machine for finals? It has a version of Photoshop on it? But then you are still having to have a solution for the PC/laptop.
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Old 01-15-2013, 02:00 PM   #36
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Came across this CES article at CNET about touchscreen art digital devices.
http://news.cnet.com/2300-17938_105-10015444.html
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Old 01-15-2013, 02:40 PM   #37
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I probably shouldn't talk since I did a lot of demoing for Wacom and got plenty of free stuff from them, but after I got my Samsung 10.1 Galaxy Note, I haven't looked back to anything else for my drawing rig. It is the best thing that ever happened to me and my work.


Terrence, is it better than the Motion LE1700 ? I bought one (used) , and its ok, but You sound very happy with the Note...
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But how does it work with a photoshop pipeline? inother words- is it logical to concept/sketch on it then pull it to your beefier machine for finals? It has a version of Photoshop on it? But then you are still having to have a solution for the PC/laptop.


I know it has some kind of Photoshop, since this is an Android tablet, but I don't like or use Photoshop, so I couldn't say. I use TVPaint and I don't have a need for doing rough sketch on the tablet and then transfer to computer or laptop to finish. I do everything, all the way to final on it. This animation test was done entirely on the tablet (not including sound) as was this little test clip. I can work in HD and pretty much make whatever cartoon I desire all on the tablet.

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Terrence, is it better than the Motion LE1700 ? I bought one (used) , and its ok, but You sound very happy with the Note...


Well, I had the Motion LE1600 and I would say it is leagues beyond it. The drawing experience is similar, since you get to draw directly on the screen, but the addition of touch and having a 3G sim card, meaning internet access at all time, anywhere (though I mostly use WIFI actually) cannot be overstated. This tablet is also faster than I remember the LE1600, which had some lag here and there. I sold my LE 1600 years ago and soon regretted it. Now I am very happy. The new tablets are lighter, faster, much more mobile, and this is actually a phone too!
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Old 01-16-2013, 05:41 AM   #39
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Anyone seen this before?

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects...ef=home_popular

Its cheap way to get a cintiq, no special screen required, only pen and connectors. would be nice to get it working on a pc..

I wonder what the performance is like ( pen lag )
 
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It says the Ipen works on win 7 in one of the videos.
 
Old 01-16-2013, 03:01 PM   #41
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Wow...if that Ipen delivers (similar speed and accuracy) that would be super!
 
Old 01-16-2013, 04:11 PM   #42
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The iPen looks good but only works on those specific Apple displays, it requires a completely flat surface because it has sensors that go on the corners of the screen that triangulate the position of the pen, a typical monitor with a frame wouldn't work since the sensors and the pen wouldn't be on the same plane.
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Sounds problematic to calibration etc.
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Old 01-16-2013, 06:53 PM   #44
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Its a really neat idea, but their Kickstarter seems off to a very slow start... Looks like they need to publicize the idea more. A lot more!

I myself am waiting for the Yiynova 19" unit to be stocked by a local retailer.

I've written to 2 retailers and asked them to import the 19" unit...

Hopefully it will be available to buy here in a few weeks.
 
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The iPen looks good but only works on those specific Apple displays, it requires a completely flat surface because it has sensors that go on the corners of the screen that triangulate the position of the pen, a typical monitor with a frame wouldn't work since the sensors and the pen wouldn't be on the same plane.


that's why they make drivers for on any tablet pc you have calibration tools as well.
perhaps they could have presets for the device for popular monitors. its not too far fetched.
 
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