Samtiq II – Building the enclosure

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Here are some of the thumbnails and doodles I did while trying to figure out what would be the best way to build an eclosure for my home-made Cintiq. I decided to use MDF to build the enclosure because it is easy to work with and will give pretty accurate rebates when a router is… Read more »

Samtiq II – Wacom Intuos3 9×12 arrives

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After waiting for an eternity for the computer retailer to get its act together, my Wacom Intuos3 has finally arrived! This is a beautiful piece of equipment: The Dell 1503fp that I stripped before (see previous posts) had been sitting in the corner collecting dust and now it was time to fire it up again… Read more »

Tablet Resolution Explained

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Recently I purchased a UC-Logic graphics tablet and while giving feedback about the product to the company representative, I brought up the issue of tablet resolution. This is often measured in lpi or Lines Per Inch with some tablets going as high as 5000 lpi. My concern with the UC-Logic tablet was that it had… Read more »

New LCD Tablet on the market

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This is the first challenger to the Wacom Cintiq although it is only 17″ and I am not sure about the resolution of the tablet (the LCD resolution is 1280×1024). Here is an info page from Hong Kong: http://www.yutron.com.hk/products/p-active/products/xpc1700b.htm Here is a product blurb: Detailed Product Description The xpc-1700b,17 inch with 1024 high pressure sensitivity… Read more »