Summary: This product is decent but the setup is a pain. There's 3.. 4...wires? I like tablets because I like to put them on my lap and draw. You can put this on your lap, but there will be a jungle of wires everywhere going this way, that way. This product is better suited on a desk where it has a permanent home. The pen cursor shakes violently when it gets near the edge of the display. When you draw, always center your image in the center of the display.
Summary: The appeal of Wacom's Cintiq line is immediate for every would-be artist, capable with traditional mediums but found transitioning to digital very difficult. Drawing directly on the screen was supposed to alleviate a lot of the disconnect seen with simple tablets. In practice however, there are a number of flaws with the Cintiq: - The screen itself is not of a high quality, and known to have a reddish tint. - There's only two points of reference on the 12" model.
Summary: It's a good tablet, don't get me wrong, but because it only has 2 point calibration, it gets really out of line when you get close to the edge. You have to basically stay in the middle of the tablet, which can get annoying sometimes. If you plan on buying this tablet to draw or animate with, it is definitely usable, but you can't really do anything else with it. The calibration makes browsing the internet or anything else like that very hard and frustrating.
Summary: THE GOOD: The Cintiq set-up was easy and straight-forward. Win 7 immediately recognized it as a second display. The Pen is responsive and easily calibrated. It works as advertised. The heating issue that others have talked about was non-existent for me. A little warmth at the bottom right of the screen - hardly noticeable. THE BAD: I don't know why, but my reaction to this peripheral addition was more "meh" than "excited".
Summary: I bought this for my daughter, to replace a Wacom tablet. While the display and functionality of the Cintiq is wonderful, it comes with a lot of bulky cords (4), a power converter box that is rather cumbersome, and required an adapter to plug into the computer (another $40). When we got all of that squared away, we discovered that it would not work on her iMac (pre-Intell), so we bought a Mac Book Pro (still required an adapter.
Summary: As a graphic artist, longtime Wacom user, and Cintiq 21x early-adopter, I was waiting anxiously for the portable version of the Cintiq and bought it immediately. Well it is portable and usable, so they get points for that. But you can forget about using this on the plane. Not only does it require an AC plug-in (a big thick cord with a large-ish power supply), there's also an additional brick about the size of a thick paperback book for the video card.
Summary: There are good things, many people have listed them. But for $1000, it should be much better. Here are a list of the shortcomings that are not excusable for this price: -Poor viewing angles. Wacom says you should use the color profiles that come with the display as it has been properly calibrated at the factory. And yes, color is perfect. At least Hue and Saturation. Verified with ColorSync advanced setup.
Summary: This tool is amazing upon use for a more accurate and quicker approach over an intuos or bambo it is not restricted to drawing programs but in terms of colour resolution, unless you primarily work in black and white, you are better using it as an intuos or a bambo for adding colour to your illustrations because the colour differences are more than a distraction. You could take a longer approach of re-working the colours in photoshop.
Summary: ....which mine didn't. It has a pink tinted screen, which i've now read can be a problem with these things. ironic, considering i've also now read that they don't show up pinks and purples very well. someone should tell mine that. At first i thought this was just a thing it did and carried on working with it in photoshop thinking nothing of it, accepting that i had to look on the computer screen for the colours rather than the cintiq after i accidentally coloured my...
De Cintiq 12WX is een leuk speeltje voor grafici, maar kan beter
29 April 2011
Excerpt: Wat is een Cintiq? De Wacom DTZ-1200W Cintiq 12WX is de 12 inch / 30 cm versie van de huidige Cintiq lijn. Cintiq is de naam die Wacom gebruikt voor grafische tablets met ingebouwd LCD beeldscherm. Je ziet dus de cursor onder je penpunt! Dit is vooral de eerste keer een aparte ervaring, maar niet voor alle toepassingen voegt het iets toe. De maat slaat op het diagonaal van het scherm, WX betekent dat het een breedbeeld 16:10 verhouding heeft.
Pros: beeld bewerken op het scherm, drukgevoelig, hebbedingtje