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TABLET GIVEAWAY (EDIIITTT)
I’m giving away my old tablet. Why? Because I got a better and prettier and nicer one c: It’s not a great one, but it’s a tablet nonetheless!
Model: Wacom CTE-440 Blue
I’m going based on what I’ve seen done in giveaways before.
-Reblog (as many times as you want)
-You don’t have to be following me.
-US ONLY (Because I’m poor.)
The giveaway starts today, January 19th will end on
May 1st. APRIL 12th
I will contact the winner afterwards and they have three days to respond. If no response, then I will select another winner.
You won’t pay ANYTHING.
This is meant to hopefully go to someone that doesn’t have a drawing tablet, and is really desperate for one. I hope that the winner will be one of those people, and if this depending on the popularity/ lack there of, the date may be extended/shortened. If you have questions, leave them in my ask.
Lets get this show on the road~
this contest isn’t associated with Tumblr (including, without limitation, that it isn’t administered, sponsored, or endorsed by Tumblr), each person participating is giving information to me and not to Tumblr.
SO I GOT EXCITING NEWS.
I’M SHORTENING THE CONTEST :D AND
I FOUND THE MOUSE.
So you guys get the mouse part too, it’s cool right?
Anyway! GET REBLOGGING!
Review of the Yiynova MSP19U tablet monitor
I love it.
Last week I purchased a Yiynova MSP19U, a 19″ pressure-sensitive tablet monitor. After the fantastic review by Frenden this tablet monitor has gotten a lot of internet attention. Wacom has utterly dominated the field, leaving little room for competitors. But there’s a new kid on the block.
The MSP19U is a worthy competitor. It’s not perfect. But it’s darn good.
It’s not the greatest presentation. If you’re looking for a slick, Apple-like packaging… look elsewhere. All you’ll get here is simple instructions with more Engrish than you can shake a stick at.
The device itself is great. It’s sturdy, well-constructed and has a nice screen on it. It’s more lightweight and portable than any Cintiq I’ve used. I was quite comfortable sitting on my bed with this thing in my lap. I’m pretty sure a Cintiq would have crushed my pelvis.
I like the colors better than any Cintiq I’ve used. I’ve found Cintiqs to have unusually dull colors (even when calibrated). The MSP19U is bright and vibrant. It leans a bit cool in color (and a tad light) out of the box, but nothing a little calibration can’t fix.
The surface is glassy smooth. Personally, I like this better than the faux-grit that a lot of current Wacom tablets have. If you really want to put some grit on the screen, you can always add a screen protector.
There are no buttons on the device. Word has it that the next generation device they’re producing will have them, but this one didn’t. I’m ok with that. I’ve never used the buttons on my Intuos and I don’t have any need to start. I prefer key commands on my keyboard—they’re faster and more reliable.
The viewing angles aren’t great. But I find when working on a tablet monitor you’re more likely to be looking directly at it than at a traditional monitor.
The drivers are a bit problematic and the software interface is kinda ugly. But not a big deal. I was able to get it working quickly. And once you get it working there’s little need to touch the software again. I do wish I had more customization on the pressure-sensitivity, but I’m sure that will come as the company improves their software.
It’s not a flawless piece of hardware, but I absolutely love this thing. And I haven’t even mentioned the price: at $600, this is a steal. To get a Wacom product of similar quality, you’d be looking at 2-4x that price.
I’m not going to tell you that the Yiynova MSP19U is better than a Wacom Cintiq. But I will tell you that it’s every bit as good. If you’re in the market for a tablet monitor and prefer to not spend money for the sake of spending money, buy one of these. You won’t regret it.
When I say tablet, I don't mean a fucking iPad or a hand held computer. I mean a fucking tablet with a stylus.
the tablet is the bloody thing you use the stylus on.
the stylus is that pen you can write and draw with, on the tablet and it shows up on the monitor.
so when one mentions tablet - it is safe to say that the bloody thing above ALSO COUNTS.