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Old 24-01-2004, 06:02 PM   #1
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Default Wacom Volito or other cheap tablets

I was thinking of getting me a cheap tablet for texturing etc. I am not in a position to buy something like an Intuos 2, but I saw this Wacom Volito that was very cheap. I wonder if any of you have any experience with it or some other cheap tablet that you can recommend. Size is not much of an issue.

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Old 24-01-2004, 09:31 PM   #2
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I'd go for cheaper make than Wacom. I've got a Wacom Graphire3 Classic (A6) and love it, but if you want a tablet for less then get a trust or other make.
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AipTek's I have found to be very reliable. It was $140 USD for a 12"x9" great for textureing.
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btw I think Trust is just what AipTek tablets are called in the UK.
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I have a few friends with Trusts, they seem pretty nice. I will however probably opt for the smaller volito because of the lack of battery in the pen. I also prefer a small tablet to a large one.
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Old 26-01-2004, 09:15 PM   #6
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and in related news...ooooh baby

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Old 27-01-2004, 06:03 PM   #7
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nice choice fredriksson, that's what i have too (but mine's white). i was going to tell you to go for the graphire... only 95 usd and more than enough for anything i need.

i've seen the big intuos's, and besides being really expensive, you honesltly need another desk just for the tablet.
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This is the slightly cheaper Volito, with basicly the same tablet, pen and a inferior mouse (that is still in the box, where it is most useful). I'm very happy with it.
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Oh and Alias Sketchbook, what a program, go get it from their site now if you haven't already.
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whats sketchbook?

I have a nice $40 Medion 12x9 tablet and it works fine for the money
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Alias Sketchbook Pro, a great compliment to photoshop.
http://www.alias.com/eng/products-se...ro/index.shtml
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Twisted I still need to find one like that for a second tablet.

fredriksson congrats.
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Nice ckyuk.
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