Dell Inspiron Duo Forum for discussion on the netbook/tablet hybrid by Dell, the Inspiron Duo.
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Join Date: Jun 2010
11-19-2010, 03:52 PM
The duo is a capacitive screen so no stylus unless you buy a third party stylus like the sausage stylus or the O-stylus ( oStylus - Capacitive Drawing Stylus ) Engadget puts the latter in high praise as a great capacitive stylus.
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Manchester UK
Stylus choice - 05-21-2012, 03:16 PM
Hi, new to the forum.
I totally agree with the above comments with the short comings of this machine. As a pro illustrator and animator I find the wacom tablet approach the best for any serious work- however I find the duo is so much more enjoyable for just picking up and sketching, and will always favour it if I am doing something without a client envolved. There is something quite nice about the feel of drawing on the screen directly. So I have tried most of the styli available. Ignore the rubber tipped ones- even the best ones feel draggy- they also split very easily. I have two favourites at the moment.
for a quality yet cheap one, go for the New Trent Limir Stylus - about £6 on amazon
it is a bit small- but it also has a normal pen on the other end, which is handy. Because it has a metal weave texture tip, it glides quite well. If you have a bit of cash however go for a Nomad brush. I got stung on import fees getting it from America to England, but it was worth it. I got the short brush dual tip. That mixed with ArtRage painting software is a great combination.
Join Date: Jun 2012
Wacom Bamboo Duo Stylus - 06-30-2012, 08:41 AM
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