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Good afternoon.

Looking to buy my gf a digital drawing tablet for her school work. She works heavily in Autodesk and Photoshop (computer gaming design - College Major)

The only brand I'm familiar with is Wacom, but that's just because that's what they use at school.

What do you all recommend? I'm looking to spend between $200-350 (400 at MOST)
shopping - amazon

Thanks in advance!

maybe something like THIS

When they say "Wireless" are they referring to the drawing pad itself, or the pen? Note: I have absolutely no idea so this may be a retarded question
Edited by lacrossewacker - 3/25/13 at 10:08am
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The Intuos5 is an excellent tablet. Would like one myself, actually. It has the right amount of active "usable" area without it being too small. It's a good balance. They are talking about a wireless pen. You must use wired USB to connect the tablet itself to the computer, but Wacom does offer a wireless USB option.
     
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Just bought the Intuous5 large smile.gif

Should be in by tomorrow biggrin.gif
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Just bought the Intuous5 large smile.gif

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g'damn! mad money! thumb.gif
     
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