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Wacom-intuos3.34155683
6.8 out of 10

Wacom Intuos3

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Overall 6
6.0

Not Such A Good Replacement

Christopher H., Newegg
1 January 2014
  • Pros: It works and does what its supposed to do, once you fix it.
  • Cons: Poorly manufactured and feels cheap.
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Overall 6
6.0

Just so so

Mariane Kulick, Amazon
6 November 2013
  • Summary: I thought it would be like my original stylus. The old one is longer and has a rubber grip. I transferred the grip to this new one but the size is really not as good. I didn't realize there was a difference when I ordered it and I would suggest if there is a longer, better one the buyers get that one. I can make do with this one but I don't like it as much as the old one.
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Overall 6
6.0

Does the job

esaeo, B&H Photo
21 August 2013
  • Excerpt: The only reason I gave this less than 4 stars is 1) I rarely give 5 as that implies perfection, and 2) I accidentally ordered the wrong stylus and could not return it because I was in immediate need of it.<br /><br />It works just as well as other Wacom styli, so with that I give it good marks. But what I had before and was thinking I purchased, was weightier and with a grip. This stylus is too light for my taste and without a grip is too thin.
  • Pros: Attractive Styling, Compact Design, Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use
  • Cons: No Grip Too Thin, Too Lightweight
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Overall 6
6.0

Where's the software

William Lyle Brown, Amazon
27 November 2012
  • Summary: The product works great. However, there was no imaging software included (Adobe PhotoElements...etc). I could have missed that disclaimer though prior to ordering.
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Overall 6
6.0

pen

mothana h., Newegg
10 August 2011
  • Pros: I'm the same reviewer as below or above. Anyway,
  • Cons: the grip isn't compatible with a side switch, if you want to side switch to work with the grip. Cut a hole the size of the switch into the grip
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Overall 6
6.0

Extra Expense

SAC, B&H Photo
23 March 2011
  • Excerpt: I had to purchase this accessory kit because my students use the Intuos3 Grip Pen every day. The pen is a very poor design and has a rubber covering with buttons for commands. Both of these break off easily. The kit was a good solution to a very bad design. However, I did not need the extra points, but it comes with the kit. Overall, you are paying for a bad design and some extra stuff that you don't need.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Quick Fix
  • Cons: Bad Design, Breaks Easily
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Overall 6
6.0

Excellent Tablet for the amateur ! Mouse is Junk ****UPDATED Feb 1-2011****

G. M. R. JOSE "GRAZ", Amazon
9 January 2009
  • Summary: I bought the Intuos 3 4X6, and at the beginning I had my doubts about the size. I'm more than happy with it, since I use it only for retouching photos, and it works fine for me. I have more control over the functions in my photo editing software. The pressure levels of the pen is a great feature for dodging and burning, cloning undesired junk is much easier.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not my best Wacom experience

AK, Amazon
19 November 2008
  • Summary: I bought this with the intention of using the mouse daily and the pen with less frequency, and that's held true so far. I use it with my laptop at home, and I have an older Wacom tablet for my PC at work. Mouse: If I had tried out the mouse first, I would have passed on it. Its paint coating started to chip off the sides after about a month of use, but more importantly, I find it ergonomically awkward.
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Overall 6
6.0

Review

Rudean Vaughn "Ruth", Amazon
7 September 2008
  • Summary: I bought this tablet to use with Photoshop but found the pen too sensitive for my heavy hand. You don't need to actually touch the pad with the pen, you can just hover over a file and then tap it to open. This seems ideal for some but for me I found stresful for holding the pen since I seem to be constantly opening files by mistake. Then I began to use the mouse with the pad but the pad is so small I had trouble coordinating my movements to my 22" screen.
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Overall 6
6.0

Be careful about buying this product!

wilbey, B&H Photo
4 June 2008
  • Summary: I bought this tablet specifically as a mouse replacement, because Apple's Super Mouse on the new iMac does not work properly. As a mouse replacement, it works well (the 6x 11 size works well with the iMac 24 inch display), but it takes up far too much desk space. The surround is huge; the tablet function keys (2 sets yet) take up lots of space and are useless for my purposes -- as is the included mouse.
  • Cons: Much too large
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