I don't often get to review items that have creative purposes, but I relish the opportunity when it comes along.
For graphic artists and digital media peeps, the tablet is often a more commonplace item than a mouse on the desktop.
While professional tablets and pens can often set you back a few hundred spondoolicks, this enters the arena with a budget price tag so that budding artists and students can get in some practice with their digital drawing.
First up, some specs:
Model Numbers - XP8060B/WT
PC Interface - USB
Dimensions - 305 mm (L) x 287.3 mm (W) x 24mm (H)
Active Area - 8.0" x 6.0"
Weight - 540g N.W
Resolution - 2000LPI ~ 4000LPI (MAX)
Pressure Sensitivity - 1024 Levels
Report Rate - At least 100 points/sec
Technology Used - Electromagnetic
Pen - Cordless with a pen tip and two barrel buttons
Tablet Supply Voltage - DC 5V ( +-5%)
Pen Power - One DC 1.5V alkaline battery
Pen Battery Life - Minimum 4,000 (AAA) hours of continuous use
1. PhotoCreator (Image editing software)
2. PIXIA (CG comic drawing software)
3. Info-XPPen (Hand-writting kits)
From the specs page we can see that this pad has more than enough resolution for getting stuck in and a few handy graphics packages to help you along, too.