Adesso on Tuesday announced its new line of CyberTablets — Mac and PC-compatible graphics tablets designed for artists, architects, designers and others who want to input graphics, handwriting and other content using a stylus instead of a mouse. The CyberTablet 6400, 8600 and 12000 models come in a range of sizes and features with prices ranging from US$69.99 to $169.99. They’re coming to stores in mid-February.
The CyberTablet series all share common characteristics — 512 levels of pressure sensitivity, 0.42mm accuracy, a 0.32 inch reading height and resolution of 3048 lines per inch. The tablets themselves are USB powered, though the mice and styli require batteries (included). All ship with software, and are compatible with Mac OS 9, Mac OS X and various Windows versions.
is Adesso’s “grand piano of tablets,” a wireless 12 x 9-inch system that includes a two-button scroll-wheel mouse and a two-button stylus. The CyberTablet 12000 costs $169.99.
is a wired 8 x 6-inch tablet designed for artists, CAD/CAM engineers, graphic designers and business professionals. It also comes with a two-button scroll-wheel mouse and two-button stylus. It retails for $129.99.
The smallest tablet in the lineup is the
CyberTablet 6400, a 6 x 4.5-inch entry-level model designed for basic illustration, design and handwriting recognition. It includes a three-button mouse and two-button stylus, and it costs $69.99.