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Recommended Mouse/Pen for use with GIMP and Inkscape

Postby tarheel92x » Sat Aug 05, 2006 10:08 pm

I am looking for a recommendation on an inexpensive mouse pen to use with the GIMP and Inkscape. I have found several brands online and it appears WACOM has the most support. I do not want to spend a lot of money (I understand "you get what you pay for") but I am a beginner.

Can someone recommend a model under $50?
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RE: Recommended Mouse/Pen for use with GIMP and Inkscape

Postby emyr42 » Sat Aug 05, 2006 11:53 pm

The larger the surface area the better, as you will be able to have more control over your pen.
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RE: Recommended Mouse/Pen for use with GIMP and Inkscape

Postby Rhakios » Sun Aug 06, 2006 8:14 am

For under $50 you'd be best off looking for a second hand one. It's true that Wacom are the best supported and I have an old Graphire serial tablet working on this computer. But even second hand you'll be lucky to get much for that little money.
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found one

Postby tarheel92x » Wed Aug 23, 2006 12:11 pm

I got a WACOM Graphire 4x5 at CompUSA for $99 with a $30 rebate. It works very well with Linux (Inkscape, GIMP) and very much worth the money but being new I didnt want to spend too much.

Thanks for the suggestions.

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