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Wacom Intuos3 A5

With an active area of 203 x 152 mm, the Intuos3 A5 fits easily Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Love the screen mapping

Stephen Broome "Anti-Noodling Consortium", Amazon
25 September 2009
  • Summary: I use this to do my digital art, including my comic book 'The Waiting Room' (available for your kindle), and switched to the widescreen for more accurate mapping to my 24" monitor. The usual quality of wacom tablets is there, although I found that the side buttons are too easy to brush across easily with my hand while doing digital painting. I ended up disabling the right hand buttons as a result.
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Overall 8
8.0

Think about cost and useability

thealanknox, Amazon
4 February 2009
  • Summary: The product is A+ in the production, design and efficiency departments. Since it's around $300 and you can get the 4x6 for $150 really think about it. First, will you be doing full-scale illustrations or just minor masking and adjustment layer touch-ups? Next, will you use the tablet every day or just once every couple of weeks or so? What I've found is I've only really used the tablet for touch-ups and am only using it semi-weekly.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great product small gripe

Steven Criado "art student for life", Amazon
1 September 2008
  • Summary: I love this wacom 6x11, used on a pc with dual monitors and ps3 and painter. The only gripe I have is the slider quick button to the top left and right of the tablet area. My arm rests in that area when I draw so I start zooming in and out like crazy when my forearm touches the slider bar which is a pain at times. Other than that maybe a way to prop up the tablet would be cool, I'm using erasers right now. Sleek design and very lite.
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Overall 8
8.0

Wacom Intuit 3

Amazon
26 August 2008
  • Summary: The product seems great although I have not used all of the features. It takes a while to get used to it. It is beautifully designed and I think it will be very helpful to me in designing. Be aware of the vendor's shipping policies, i.e., whether you can pick up your item from the UPS terminal if UPS attempts delivery when you are unavailable. You may find that you have to call the vendor, first, to make special arrangements with UPS, which happened in my case.
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Overall 8
8.0

Made in China.

C.J. Hustwick, Amazon
23 July 2008
  • Summary: Graphics tablets, if they work at all, will save your wrists and make many programs much more functional; I do not think that this Wacom should receive 100+ 5-star reviews simply for being a tablet. To be sure, it is a good tablet and I have been pleased, with a couple of caveats. The build quality is only mediocre. The wireless mouse started acting up after about 4 mos. and would not register clicks. It is not very durable.
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Overall 8
8.0

Drivers and Tech info suck, tablet "rocks"

S. Moss, Amazon
2 August 2007
  • Summary: PRICE - The price of this tablet has gone down $13 on Amazon since I bought it a week ago, so I'm curious how low the price is going. SHIPPING - Supersaver shipping was a bit strange, it was sent DHL to one of their distribution sites, then sent US MAIL for the final segment. Which means, I could track the package while DHL had it, and then it "disappears from radar". This added an extra day on delivery (and a little bit of anxiety since I really don't trust US Mail).
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Overall 8
8.0

a good tool to have for drawing

J. Luke "J.Luke", Amazon
19 June 2007
  • Summary: The wacom tablet is a useful tool. I enjoy working with it since it helps reduce the wrist movements I get from the mouse. There is only one problem with it is that sometimes it fights with the programs, such as adobe Photoshop. The tablet will start zooming in and out all on its own. I don't think the tablet is broken because the situation is easily fixed once I unplug and re plug the tablet back in. The good thing about the tablet is that it's easy to draw with.
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Overall 8
8.0

Wacom Intuos3 6 x 8-Inch Pen Tablet

inkyuboz, REVIEW STREAM
4 April 2006
  • Excerpt: I’ve been searching for a good pen tablet for a while now and I chanced upon a half-priced “ Wacom Intuos3 6×8 inch Pen Tablet” in one of the computer stores downtown. They were explaining how the pen tablet works to one of the customers so I took the time to listen to the pen tablet presentation. After seeing the features of the Wacom Intuos3, I immediately shelled out the cash to buy the product. I was really expecting great things from the Wacom Intuos3.
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Overall 8
8.0

Use with powerpoint

Jay A. Frogel, Amazon
27 August 2005
  • Summary: I bought the Tablet primarily for use with powerpoint talks and presentations that I give. I have had it for only a short time but so far it has been a very valuable addition. It is easy to draw on slides for emphasis or for further explanations. Instead of switching between the computer projector and a while board you can just bring up a blank slide and scribble away.
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Overall 8
8.0

saved my messed up wrists...

Richard Kern, Amazon
2 August 2005
  • Summary: Great product for anyone that has to spend lots of time using a mouse on the computer. The only problem with it is that it doesn't "wake up" from sleep with my mac running tiger. You have to unplug and re-plug to get it going. My carpal tunnel hasn't acted up once since i started using this tablet.
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