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    Wacom Tablets and Accessories

    Intuos4
    Wacom Intuos4 pen tablet redefines the pen tablet experience due to the new design.
    Intuos4 features Wacom's new tip sensor technology which captures every nuance of stroke.
    All Intuos4 tablets and pens recognize tilt angles of up to 60° - important for realistic paintbrush simulation and the creative use of controllable tool tip width.
    The Intuos4 surface texture enables smooth, consistent strokes even over long periods of time.
    The new, thin, ergonomic design can be used by both left and right handed users. Specify the setting in the tablet driver on your computer and simply turn the tablet which ever way you prefer.

    http://www.wacom.com/intuos/whats-new.php
    http://http://www.wacom.com/intuos/compare.php
    - Sampling Rate: 197 Hz
    - Resolution: 2000 lines per cm (5080 lpi)
    - Accuracy: 0.025 cm
    - Maximum pen pen lift height before loosing contact: 5 mm
    - Maximum pen tilt angle measurable: 60 degrees
    - Pen Pressure Levels: 2048
    - Ambidextrous design maximizes the productivity of both hands.
    - Includes non-inking Grip Pen and Mouse
    - Grip Pen includes weighted pen stand serves as compartment for nibs and handy nib removal tool.

    Intuos4 Accessories
    - New Wacom Tip sensor: Captures the slightest nuance of pen pressure, starting with only a single gram of force.
    - New weighted pen stand: Provides a convenient pen holder, but also functions as a handy twist-off storage compartment for pen nibs and handy nib removal tool.
    - Grip Pen: Contoured barrel design to minimize grip effort, reduce stress on hand and wrist.

    Intuos4 Small PTK-440 Black
    This is the smallest Intuos4 pen tablet. It is suited for limited desktop areas or for those who want a portable, professional level tablet that fits comfortably in a laptop or netbook bag.
    It is slightly larger than a mouse pad. This pen tablet can be used of a normal mouse.
    This will help reduce repetitive strain injury (SRI) caused by overusing the mouse.
    The active area almost fits a quarter paper (A6 European size). Due to its smaller size it has six instead of the normal eight ExpressKeys and it lacks the illuminated displays of the other Intuos4 pen tablets.
    http://www.wacom.com/intuos/images/small-comparison.jpg
    Tablet Dimensions: 12.2 x 8.2 x 0.5 in. (309 x 208 x 12 mm)
    Active Area: 6.2 x 3.9 in. (157.5 x 98.4 mm)

    Intuos4 Medium PTK-640 Black
    The medium Intuos4 pen tablet is popular choice among creative professionals.
    Intuos4's 1g of activation pressure means that the tablet can sense the pen with the smallest of pressures, making work more precise.
    The tablet is roughly the size of a laptop and therefore the ideal portable tablet for professionals.
    For people who, in course of their work, make daily use of a computer and who perhaps are already showing symptoms of RSI, recommended tablet for this case is the Intuos4 Medium tablet.
    Intuos4 medium tablet is well suited to work on the A5 paper size.
    The medium size is built with eight ExpressKeys and illuminated displays.
    http://www.wacom.com/intuos/images/m...comparison.jpg
    Tablet Dimensions: 14.6 x 10.0 x 0.5 in (370 x 254 x 12 mm)
    Active Area: 8.8 x 5.5 in (223.5 x 139.7 mm)

    Intuos4 Large PTK-840 Black
    The large Intuos4 pen tablet is for creative professionals who work in large format or who are trained to work from the shoulder or elbow.
    The Intuos4 Large has an active area perfect for extremely accurate drawing.
    The Intuos4 large tablet surface texture enables smooth, consistent strokes over long periods of time.
    This large pen tablet has eight express keys with illuminated displays.
    The use of the ExpressKeys and TouchRing makes functions like scrolling, zooming, brush size, canvas rotation, and layer selection easy to access
    Each ExpressKey has an OLED icon next to it that shows you which function it performs, and the TouchRing has four LED indicators to show which function is currently toggled on.
    http://www.wacom.com/intuos/images/large-comparison.jpg
    Tablet Dimensions: 18.7 x 12.6 x 0.6 in (474 x 320 x 14 mm)
    Active Area: 12.8 x 8.0 in (325.1 x 203.2 mm)

    Intuos4 XL PTK-1240 Black
    The extra large Intuos4 tablet is Wacom's largest pen tablet, preferred by those who work on extremely large sized artwork or digitize printed artwork. Recommended to serious graphics designers/photographers/animators/etc. Intuos4 Xl is worthy investment that one would never regret.
    The tablet has eight programmable ExpressKeys.
    There is also a TouchRing that can be programmed with four functions; you can toggle between these four functions with the button in the middle of the Touch-Ring.
    The tablet comes with a wide array of softwares (Photoshop Elements, Sketchpad, etc.) all available online to Intuos4 customers via Wacom's website.
    The driver installation for these softwares is extremely easy.
    http://www.wacom.com/intuos/images/xl-comparison.jpg
    Tablet dimensions: 24.5 x 18.2 x 1.1 in (623 x 462 x 28 mm)
    Active Area: 19.2 x 12.0 in (487.7 x 304.8 mm)


    Bamboo
    Ergonomic design provides a comfortable supplement to mouse and keyboard input.
    By combining multi-touch functionality and pen tablet technology in a single device, the Bamboo tablets provide a new, spontaneous and immediate way of using a computer.
    Bamboo enablesa person to be creative. It is the perfect tool for self-expression when producing everyday documents, presentations and blogs, or when communicating with friends, colleagues and family.
    Personalize: Add your own distinctive touch. Change the face of your communications by handwriting notes, making quick sketches, and adding your personal signature to digital documents.
    Write:Express yourself. Combine Bamboo with Mac Inkwell or Microsoft Windows Vista and Office 2007 to jot notes, handwrite email and mark up documents.
    Bamboo Pen is a smart solution to those who strive for clear, visual communication. Bamboo pen enables to write with digital ink, mark up documents and presentations with own handwriting.
    http://www.wacom.com/bamboo/bamboo_pen_touch.php
    http://www.wacom.com/bamboo/
    Sampling Rate: 133 Hz
    Accuracy: 0.5 mm
    Tablet Dimensions (W*H):9.8" x 6.9" (24.9 cm x 17.5 cm )
    Active Area - Touch:4.9" x 3.4" (12.4 cm x 8.6 cm)
    Active Area - Pen:5.8" x 3.6" (147mm x 91mm)
    Pen Pressure Levels:1024
    Resolution: 1000 lines per cm (2540 lpi)

    Accessories
    - Bamboo Pen pen.
    - Bamboo Touch tablet.

    Bamboo Pen
    Bamboo pen focuses on pen to edit, mark up documents and collaborate with other documents.
    Ergonomically designed inking pen works with existing desktop or laptop.
    This Bamboo tablet does not have touch input. It comes with ArtRage.
    ArtRage is the easy to use painting package that lets you get painting from the moment you open it up. You paint with oils, sketch with pencils.
    For the professional user, ArtRage also offers multiple layers for painting, and layered PSD document import and export so you can easily use it alongside your existing tools.
    Pen holder is helpful so the stylus doesn't get dirty\lost\damaged.
    For professional graphic designer, the circular touch-pad serves multiple functions. At the top and bottom of the pad are small grey triangles pointing up and down. The triangular marks act as "scroll-up/scroll-down" buttons when tapped.
    http://g-ec2.images-amazon.com/image...oo_154_RGB.jpg
    Pen Pressure Levels:512 on Pen Tip
    Resolution: 500 lines per cm (1270 lpi)

    Bamboo Touch:
    The Bamboo Touch Tablet is the tablet in the series that allows touch input only. This tablet does not have pen input, and therefore does not include a pen.
    Bamboo Touch allows to multi-touch any computer. Bamboo Touch's ample touch area allows to navigate, scroll and accomplish all the tasks using simple hand gestures.
    Bamboo Touch supports MacBook Pro and a iMac. The muliti touch track pad on Wacom Touch co-ordinates well with the MBP trackpad.
    The Bamboo Touch supports all of the standard single finger and two finger gestures: clicking, right clicking, dragging, scrolling, zooming, and rotating.
    http://www.wacom.com/bamboo/bamboo_touch.php
    Last edited by Ameya; 2009-11-19 at 19:21.

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    Cintiq pen tablet and display combined

    Cintiq
    The Cintiq family of interactive pen displays combine the advantages of an LCD monitor with performance of Wacom's patented, professional pen technology. Cintiq involves using a pen directly on screen, you work with productivity tools that make using a computer as natural as possible.
    With both your hands and eyes focused in the same place, working on the Cintiq is especially intuitive.
    Cintiq 21UX and Cintiq 12WX have textured, scratch-resistant surfaces and are completely flat edge-to-edge, allowing the hand to glide over the entire surface easily.
    http://www.wacom.com/cintiq/compare-cintiq.php
    - Sampling Rate: 145 Hz
    - Resolution: 2000 lines per cm (5080 lpi)
    - Accuracy: 0.025 cm
    - Maximum pen pen lift height before loosing contact: 5 mm
    - Maximum pen tilt angle measurable: 60 degrees
    - Pen Pressure Levels: 1024

    Accessories
    - Cintiq Grip Pen: Contains a duoSwitch, a built-in eraser, and three nib styles for different feels.
    - Cintiq classic pen: It has two button duo switch and pressure sensitive eraser.
    - Airbrush: Fingerwheel to control ink flow, a pressure-sensitive tip and eraser.

    Cintiq 21UX
    Cintiq 21UX has 21.3" TFT diagonal display. Cintiq 21UX delivers a highly sensitive pen-on-screen experience.
    Working directly with the pen on screen is a natural motion that gives an unprecedented degree of control. Also allows to take advantage of natural hand-eye coordination.
    Active area of the tablet is exactly the same as the display size, artists can use large, sweeping brush strokes, designers can visualize their work more accurately, and photographers can see more of their image even when zoomed in doing detailed edits
    Cintiq combines the advantages of TFT-LCD monitor control along with Wacom's battery free pen technology.
    The Cintiq 21UX is intended for free-hand sketching, offering the closest digital method to pen and paper. The tablet surface of the Cintiq 21UX is completely flat edge-to-edge to allow the pen to glide over the entire surface without interruption.
    Cintiq 21UX features the new ExpressKeys and Touch Strips. This allows you to dispense with the keyboard and use your Cintiq as the only tool in front of you.
    Compatibility with the Intuos3
    You can use all your pens on both your Intuos3 tablet and Cintiq 21UX. You will profit from all the future developments of the Intuos3 pens, and be able to use all the properties which the Intuos3 pens are known for, such as tilt-sensitivity, rotation-sensitivity, Tool ID and the wheel on the Airbrush.
    http://www.wacom.com/cintiq/images/c...comparison.jpg
    Screen size: 23.1" diagonal
    Display Area: 17" wide * 12.75" high
    Sampling rate: 145 pps
    Aspect ratio:4:03
    Total Pixels: 1,920,000
    Weight:18.7 lbs. without stand 22.4 lbs. with stand

    Cintiq 12WX
    Cintiq 12WX is thin and light giving flexibility to work on screen in very ergonomic fashion.
    Cintiq 12WX offers easily rotating 12.1" TFT display. With a flexible 6.5 foot cord, Cintiq 12 WX can be used like a laptop.
    Intuitive to use and quick to assimilate into your workflow.
    The Cintiq 12WX integrates seamlessly into multi-monitor environments to supplement a primary display or to control other displays.
    Use both hands at the same time for greater speed and efficiency by combining pen input with ExpressKeys and Touch Strips.
    Its ergonomic design and lightweight profile make it easy to add it to laptop, desktop, or high performance workstation.
    Wide viewing angle of 170 degrees for consistent color at comfortable positions and for easily sharing work with others.
    Ten programmable ExpressKeysTM provide quick access to modifier keys, keyboard shortcuts, and pop-up menus.
    Two finger-sensitive Touch Strips serve as natural ways to zoom, scroll, or change brush size.
    Compatible with both Mac and PC platforms, the Cintiq 12WX is suitable for professionals who need the flexibility to work in a variety of work environments.
    [For more information regarding Scree quality, Excessive cables, Cursor flow range view reviews at
    http://www.amazon.com/Wacom-Cintiq-1...wViewpoints=1]
    http://www.wacom.com/cintiq/images/c...comparison.jpg
    http://g-ecx.images-amazon.com/image...dFront_RGB.jpg
    Screen size: 12.1" diagonal
    Display Area: 10.3" wide * 6.4" high
    Sampling Rate: 133 pps
    Aspect ratio:16:10
    Total Pixels: 1,024,000
    Weight:4.4 lbs with video control unit
    Last edited by Ameya; 2009-11-19 at 19:32.

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