Summary: I like some things about this tablet. I purchased it to use for sequencing music in Cuckos Reaper, to alleviate problems in my mouse hand. It has some really great features such as numerous quick keys on the edge of the drawing area. However there are a few perplexing issues with this device. The most noticeable defect is the auto-power off "feature" which turns the device off after a minute or two of inactivity.
Summary: Since the moment I heard that digital drawing tablets were coming out, I knew I wanted to try one. I have always been a traditional artist, and have shied away from digital art as much as possible. As I've studied art (working on my Illustration degree), I have found that more and more works of art have become somewhat hybrid. Many works are started traditionally, and finished digitally. I came to the decision this year to invest in the Adesso.
Summary: The tablet works great. I wish it had more programs in it for the hot keys. You can set the sensitivity of the pen and it works great with the enclosed programs. I can see by the latest price I should have waited to purchase it.
Summary: I bought this tablet because I couldn't stomach the price for a big Wacom Intuos. It had the same pressure sensitivity (at the time that is - Intuos 4/5 have gone up) and a scroll wheel like the Intuos 4/5 as well as programmable hot keys that the Intuos doesn't have to any great degree. I loved the 2 scroll wheels though you can't get them to do 2 different things.
Summary: This is a very basic graphics tablet. It would be great for using for simple tasks, but for complex illustrations requiring a sensitive pen this tablet doesn't cut it. I'd recommend it for handwriting and general drawing, but not for detail work.