Drawing Tablets

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  1. Forged

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    I'm looking into buy a drawing tablet here soon and wanted some advice about which to buy. I'm not trying to spend much more than $200. This will be my first tablet ever, so I'm not even sure how much I'll like using one....thus the low budget. I've been getting deeper into Adobe Illustrator at work and feel that the mouse is holding me back from really having some fun will it.

    I'm really wanting to know what kind of features the tablet needs to have to be truely useful in Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, ect. Also, anyone have a recommendation on what brand or what exact tablet to buy?
     
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    Forged Five Oh - 'Noles

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    Oh yeah, opinions on this one: LINK
     
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    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    Features and especially the size are pretty great for the price.

    I just bought my daughter a 8x6 tablet for Christmas.
    I did some digging, and the Genius tablets were getting good comments.
     
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    I've always had good luck with Wacom tablets, although they probably cost quite a bit more than some of the generics out there.
     
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    Wacom > *.tablets

    I have two friends that love theirs, and they tell me that the pressure sensitivity is what sets them apart from the generics.
     
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    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    Even the generics have over 1,000 levels of sensitivity.
     

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