Summary: I currently own the CTL-460 and bought this because it was a lightning deal. Was not impressed. If you are using this for drawing, I'd suggest otherwise. The tablet kind of represents your screen, tap the right corner, your mouse will be in the right corner, left corner etc. If you are trying to make continuous strokes this is NOT the tablet for you. Super sad, and will be sending back.
Summary: Love it! Was having problems with wrist & forearm (not computer use-related), and it was painful to use my mouse. Bought this to use for everyday computer use instead of mouse and it has been WONDERFUL!!!!! It has made a world of difference and made it possible for me to use my computer again. Have used it for some months now, and while my arm is mostly ok, I like this so much better that I will probably NEVER GO BACK to using a mouse.
Summary: I needed a tablet for a design course I'm taking, and this was a good choice for me, because of its portable size, and included software (I use corel painter a lot). The only thing that bothers me is that the pen goes from being too sensitive to almost non-existent when I try using it...it was really frustrating at first, but I suppose you have to be really deliberate in where you want the pen to go/and have to adjust the settings accordingly.
Summary: This was my first tablet purchase so I'm pretty new to the whole experience, but I am absolutely blown away by the features and quality of the Bamboo Craft Pad. It's very light-weight and the build quality seems very solid. The plastic that makes up the pen feels a bit cheap but overall it's a great product. So far I have used this mostly with GIMP 2.6 and it works perfectly. Drawings look very smooth and natural as if you were using a pencil and paper.
Summary: The tablet came well packed. It was easy to install. There was a short learning curve... I was confortable using the pen within a couple of hours. i don't use the touch functionality at all. The pen is quite useful for editing photos in Adobe LR3 and Photoshop CS5. I would highly recommend this product to anyone considering switching from a mouse. Editing with the pen is much easier.
Summary: This is one amazing product!! If you like to edit photos or projects, this is the way to go! It has amazing features, is super easy to use, and comes with awesome software!! This product was recommended to me by a friend who is a photographer/artist and I'm so glad I bought it!! Its worth every penny!! so happy!
Summary: I have been using the Bamboo Craft for a few months now. The learning curve took me a little while because I was so used to doing graphic design production (InDesign CS4 and Photoshop CS4) with my mouse. It's hard to switch over to the new pen device when you've perfected mouse techniques. But I saw several people at work using them quite successfully, so I kept at it. I like it now, and I'm starting to use it more and more.
Summary: I had been wanting a tablet since last year but I could never justify the purchase since I just wanted to use it for drawing whatever. Then birthday's and holiday's came around and I attempted to convince family members to get it for me but it didn't happen. Then I was low on money cause of all the presents I bought so I still had to wait.
Summary: I have had this a couple of weeks and intended to use it as a mouse substitute but still keep going back to the mouse. It is about the size of a mouse pad and I tend to (laser) mouse OVER it, which works because the touch on/off button is very convenient. It does work as well as my laptop touch-pad, with the benefit of sizing the screen by pinching or expanding your thumb and forefinger as well as some other things I haven't mastered yet.