Mark Swink Photography "markswinkphotography ..., Amazon
25 February 2012
Summary: I don't understand those that bad mouth this tablet. As a professional photographer with a studio and wedding photography business we use this tablet on all of our processing stations. The tablets work great and the options that come with them are way more than what we need. What we saved using these instead of the overpriced Wacom tablets enabled us to install one additional workstation allowing us to hire another person and grow our business.
Summary: I had an Aiptek 12000 digital drawing pad, but the stylus stopped working. An email to the company asking if I could get a replacement got me a response that the item was no longer available. Sooooo....I sprung for the Slim tablet. Figured I wasn't out much, being less than $100 for new (could have had reconditioned for around $65).
Summary: -I usually do not write a review for a product that I buy. Even though I have been really unhappy with some. I think everyone has their own styles and choices which have to be taken into consideration. However I really like this product and think it deserves a better rating, at the initial writing of this, so here is my review- In my opinion this product is worth the price and you get what you pay for.
Summary: This is NOT compatible with Windows 7 or Vista! I'm sure it would work fine if you have an XP, but AVOID this if you have a computer that was made in the past 5 years. This is cheaply made and poor quality. All artists should avoid this sham of a tablet!!!
Summary: I just bought the Medion PC USB Graphics Tablet which is a rebranded version of this sold in Aldi. It seems that the previous reviewers had defective units as none of the problems noted were apparent with mine. Works like a dream and exceptionally good value. Dropped a star because the plastic the pen's made from isn't the absolute highest quality, but I really wouldn't expect that in this sort of price range.
Summary: I bought this for an art project and never used it. About 2 years later I started having repetitive stress in my hands and so I switched from my trackball to this tablet. It was great! It really helped my hand. The battery cover on the pen immediately broke and is now held on with tape (seems to be a common problem). I could never find any preferences or settings on my computer for the unit.
Summary: Hoping that I'd find a bargain in purchasing this item, I was sensationally disappointed by its performance on both Mac OS X Tiger and Windows Vista. It seems that this thing was made from three separate pieces that were essentially glued together. So when you are writing from the top section to the mid section, your writings or drawings will be choppy when rendered on the screen. Same goes for writing from the mid section to the lower section.
Summary: First I'd like to point out that all the materials for this tablet are cheaply made to compensate for the price. About two weeks in after having to replace the batteries in the pen, the plastic lid would keep popping out so I had to ducktape it closed. Sometimes when I was working in photoshop the pen would skip or lag and create an overall frustrating experience. Most of the time though, it got the job done.
Summary: Reading the reviews here, I decided to give my own thoughts as to what exactly you are getting when you get this tablet. I have been using this very tablet for over a year now, and it is a fine tablet if you can't afford to buy a more expensive model. You get what you paid for. Aiptek does not have any extra bells and whistles like some of the more expensive tablets out there. It does have pen pressure sensitivity, which you can set up to your liking in the settings.