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    Heya guys, I have no idea where to ask this so I thought the general forums would be a good place. I'm kind of stuck in deciding which tablet I should get myself. I've always wanted to get one since I hate working with my mouse. But I checked some of the tablets at wacomshop.com[.nl here] but those are pretty expensive so I don't want to make any wrong decisions.

    I wanted to get myself the intuous 3 [8x11 inch] but that one is like 375 euros. So I was kind of wondering what the difference is between a graphire which is a lot less expensive and an intuous?

    Since it's a lot of money I thought I should ask it first to people who have experiance with such things. Or is there another tablet which is a lot better to start out with? I've never worked with it before but I want to use it for painting/drawing and coloring on my pc.


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    As I understand it, the Intuos is the professional model. The graphire is more for home users/hobbyists. Intuos's have 1024 levels of pressure sensitivity, and Graphires have 512. An Intuos can also detect if you're tilting the pen as you draw, whereas a graphire can't.

    Intuos also come with special pen nibs for different effects that aren't supported on a graphire.
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