Help me choose wacom!

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by kÖRR, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. kÖRR Guest


    After some time looking for a wacom to work with i found a guy who has two,
    its either the intuos 2 or graphire 4 (both a5).

    Anyone got any experience on them? Only info or spec i find i that intous has
    double the pressure sensitivity so, wich one do i spend my money on? (same price)
  2. haross1 macrumors newbie

    Jan 20, 2011
    Graphire 4 vs Intos 2

    I had a Graphire bluetooth. The only problem is that it dropped the bluetooth connection occassionally. I still have the Graphire but I recently bought an Intos 4. The only thing I don't like about the Intos is that it takes up more desk space than the Graphire. Most of the space is for buttons and controls that I don't use. Both are excellent devices. I use them for photo editing in Photoshop. Can't live without one.
  3. baypharm macrumors 65816


    Nov 15, 2007
    Either one will do well. Like the other poster said, once you use one for Photoshop or FCS, you won't use anything else. Good luck and have fun!
  4. legreve macrumors regular


    Nov 22, 2010
    Imo... i hope you're paying little or nothing for either. The intuos 4 is nice but I actually found that 3 is the most durable. So I would definitely get one of those (I have no.4 myself). If working in PS is your job, why not spend a little on this item?
  5. benjaminaho macrumors member


    Feb 17, 2010
    United States
    The Intuos is far more advanced than the Graphire. I have a Graphire and I have a Bamboo; both are great, but the Intuos is more advanced than either of them. If I were you, I would get the Intuos.
  6. After G macrumors 68000

    After G

    Aug 27, 2003
    Intuos 2. You will love being able to draw with the pen tilted. I got a Graphire Bluetooth and the lack of this feature annoys me to no end.
  7. kÖRR Guest

    nice to see some action here, thankyou everybody!

    my primary use is illustrator and photoshop and even thou
    the graphire is 4 and the intous is 2 i'll go for the intous i think,
    the intous is about 100$ and the graphire 150$ so it's a step up to the intous 3
  8. kÖRR Guest

    daamn, you just got me comparing the intous 2 vs. 3 and now i just cant settle with that old crap :) the buttons on each side, are they very useful?
    its a leap from 100 to 250$, but from the looks of it i'll get something better?

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