Summary: I was looking at the wacom, l almost got it but I don't have a lot of room on my desk top and just was looking for a starter tablet. Everything written about the hot keys not working after ore day or so was right on point. I set my hot keys, and a few hours later the active area expanded to what seems like the edge of the pad rendering the hot keys useless. I guess a larger active area is desirable, but I'd appreciate it if the thing worked as advertised.
Summary: I find using a mouse very slow as a left hander, the tablet allows me to work much faster & is great for art work. The pen part is not so good, mine is very temperemental, works when it wants to. This was a replacement for a previous tablet purchased in 2005.
Summary: Can this product be appropriate for an beginner artist who wants to experiment with tablet work,adding computer 'drawing' to scanned paintings/drawings? A good 'starter' tablet? Yes, given the price it's definitely a good starting point, it will offer the same experience of 'drawing' and doing tablet work just like any other of the more expensive ones would do, and once the person has got going properly then they can look at the better tablets (for example the ones...
Excerpt: Genius ha diversi dispositivi di gestione e/lavoro con penne digitali, ma l'i405 ci ha impressionato in aspetto e qualità costruttiva. La scatola contiene una tavoletta d'argento con bordi arancio, manuali, stilo, disco con i driver e la batteria. Le dimensioni della tavoletta sono di 4"x5.5", il che fa pensare che sia un pò piccola per l'artista professionista.