iPad stylus which has a fine tip?

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories' started by abukres, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. abukres macrumors newbie

    Jan 25, 2011
    All the styluses I have seen online have this fat pad that covers the whole end of the stylus. I don't see how this is used to draw fine lines. I am looking for a stylus which has a finer tip best used for drawing fine lines and handwriting.
  2. EazyWeazy3 macrumors 6502

    Jul 13, 2008
    There is a 10 page thread on this same topic.

    You should be able to find your answer in there.

    Good luck! I gave up the search on finding a fine point and just use my Targus stylus.
  3. KINetics macrumors member

    Jan 6, 2004
    It's because the ipad won't register a "touch" unless it's of a certain diameter. Therefore the need for a "fat" tip.
  4. xraytech macrumors 68030

    Mar 24, 2010
    The touch pad has to be a certain diameter to register an input on the iPad screen.

    Take a look at Ostylus, it's not the fine point you are looking for but it's the next best thing for drawing and hand writing.

  5. xraytech macrumors 68030

    Mar 24, 2010
  6. ctyhntr macrumors 6502


    Jul 21, 2010
  7. Steven Jobson macrumors regular

    Jan 13, 2011
    Apple didn't want OP using his wang as a stylus so they made the touch recognition area a bigger diameter

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