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Digitalizer tablet

Postby Oldmanofgf » Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:25 am

What size and what brand or type of digiitalizer tablet is best for modeling in Aspire. As I have hand problems making some of the modeling task hard for me to do with the mouse
Thank for any help
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Re: Digitalizer tablet

Postby mtylerfl » Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:02 am

I use Wacom tablets (both are Intuos 3 models...one is big and one is small - I like the small one MUCH better - takes up less room and is less tiring to arm movement). I don't know what the current models are that are equal to the older Intuos models. The Bamboo is a less expensive version - not sure if that would be good enough or not. I typically don't go for the lowest cost - quality is always my first consideration. Price comes after that.
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Re: Digitalizer tablet

Postby Oldmanofgf » Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:50 pm

Thanks Michael for your input I have spent most afternoon looking and still haven’t made up my mind
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Re: Digitalizer tablet

Postby Chuck Keysor » Sat Nov 04, 2017 1:15 am

Hello Glenn. I bought a Wacom "Intuos Art" tablet maybe 18 months ago. At the time, I asked around and found this to be highly recommended. I have however only used it a little bit so far, and have really just kept using my mouse. Mostly I didn't want to take the time to learn how to use it......... :( But again, I did read a lot about these things and felt that it was the best tablet to have for the time I do more detailed free hand vector creation. Chuck
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Re: Digitalizer tablet

Postby martin54 » Sat Nov 04, 2017 1:47 am

Michael, from the little that I have read about using a tablet with Aspire it would seem that it is limited in what it can do, could you go into a bit more detail about what you use your tablet for & the sort of thing it will & won't do :lol: :lol: :lol:

I have a very old wacom tablet that now doesn't work unfortunately, I use to use it with the signmaking software I was running at the time, would consider buying another tablet but would like to know it's limitations before I look in any more detail :lol:
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Re: Digitalizer tablet

Postby Oldmanofgf » Sat Nov 04, 2017 1:59 am

What I need the tablet for is the sculpting tool have a very hard time with the mouse
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Re: Digitalizer tablet

Postby Oldmanofgf » Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:09 am

I just was reading about Microsoft’s Surface computer with touch screen and pen. Does anyone use it with Aspire.it runs window10 but don’t know if. Aspire would work on it.
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Re: Digitalizer tablet

Postby highpockets » Sat Nov 04, 2017 3:01 am

Just bought an Asus with touchscreen and use Bamboo pen to sculpt with. Works really well. Now I just have to learn how to sculpt better, can't blame it on the equipment anymore. :lol: :lol: :lol:

Here's a short video I did upon request by Michael on how the Bamboo pen worked with my Asus.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wyh6h3onFkg

Don't expect anything spectacular, that's not what the video was meant for....
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Re: Digitalizer tablet

Postby Oldmanofgf » Sat Nov 04, 2017 3:33 am

Highpockets
What model of ASUS are you using I went to there web site and they have several thanks for the video your doing much better than I am maybe someday we will good at it if we keep up
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Re: Digitalizer tablet

Postby highpockets » Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:09 am

ASUS Q524UQ BI7T20 notebook

It's a 2 in 1 laptop, meaning it works a a laptop and the screen flips over and works like a tablet.
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Re: Digitalizer tablet

Postby Oldmanofgf » Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:15 am

Thanks I thought that was probably what you were using I will have to give it some thought which is hard on my old head
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Re: Digitalizer tablet

Postby robertf » Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:01 pm

Highpockets

How does the bamboo pen work with the laptop, Is it a separate touch screen or does the pen plug into the laptop ?
what model would it be ?
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Re: Digitalizer tablet

Postby highpockets » Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:45 am

It's a Bamboo Ink pen, it hooks up to your laptop via Bluetooth and it's battery powered so there are no wires.


http://www.wacom.com/en/products/stylus/bamboo-ink
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Re: Digitalizer tablet

Postby Ms Wolffie » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:33 am

I am afraid that I had to give up halfway through.
I turned the speakers of because they were distracting me, then I was afraid that I had missed something and turned them on again.
Watching the screen intently I missed what you were doing with the buttons.
A narrative would have been nice.
I still do not have a clue what you did.
I have the same laptop and you have inspired me to experiment a bit.
So at least you achieved something.
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Re: Digitalizer tablet

Postby highpockets » Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:51 am

Ms Wolffie wrote:I am afraid that I had to give up halfway through.
I turned the speakers of because they were distracting me, then I was afraid that I had missed something and turned them on again.
Watching the screen intently I missed what you were doing with the buttons.
A narrative would have been nice.
I still do not have a clue what you did.
I have the same laptop and you have inspired me to experiment a bit.
So at least you achieved something.
Cheers


Yea the music is a bit much, but silence would have been worse. This wasn't meant to be a tutorial on sculpting, Michael and couple others had asked how responsive the Bamboo Pen with the Asus was, rather than just say it was responsive I created a short video to let them see for them selves.
If you watch to the left you can see changes from Smoothing to other tools and the response when using the pen.
If you have the Asus laptop the Bamboo Ink Pen is a great deal at $68+- if you're interesting in sculpting.
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