Dell Canvas 27

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  1. CreateNowSleepLater

    CreateNowSleepLater Pen Pal - Newbie

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    I bought a PC for my son with an i5/1060 for $499. I wish I would have bought 2 now. I need a GPU in the worst way for my Cintiq. Actually considering the new Ryzen APU chips but I would love a Ryzen 7 comparable model even though I know it isn't possible.
     
  2. doobiedoobiedum

    doobiedoobiedum Scribbler - Standard Member Senior Member

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    Posted in the Off-Topic section.

    Anyhow, since the post I've sort of come to the following as a possible machine. I've taken on board all comments about crazy prices for GPUs now. Same here in the UK - a new Nvidia 1080 is around £1300....

    Anyhow, on topic with the Dell - on Friday I tried a couple of my older EMR pens and accuracy was about the same as with the brand new Dell (Wacom) pen. I actually prefer the weighting of the older pens though. My favourite is an older Fujitsu t4215 pen and that is around 11 years old.!
     
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    thatcomicsguy Pen Pro - Senior Member Senior Member

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    That's sweet!

    I'd love to be able to use my old Penabled pens on my Cintiq. They designed those old form factors really well. Wow. That alone makes me want to put a Canvas on my drafting board. -Being able to use the same pens on both my portable and my desktop..? I could use the sloppy "Jar of pens next to my table" system again. :)

    (Though, I have a feeling the S-Pen for my current portable would suffer from an offset on the Dell. Psh.)
     
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    doobiedoobiedum Scribbler - Standard Member Senior Member

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    Test.jpg

    Can't work out how to link from Flickr to host this quick test done today on the Dell. Can't post on the TabletPC art thread as this has not been anywhere near my tabletpc. All done in Photoshop.

    I can tell you coming back down from a 27 inch Wacom screen is going to be hard if we don't buy these screens here...
     
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    doobiedoobiedum Scribbler - Standard Member Senior Member

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    OK... now this is interesting... Not the video itself but the clarification posted by the guy who MADE the video. Dell Canvas is NOT a Wacom rebadged. The only Wacom tech that Dell used was the Wacom pen tech, EVERYTHING else was created and made by Dell.

    I'll say this - I love my Dell Canvas.
     
  6. andya147

    andya147 Scribbler - Standard Member

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    hi guys just got the canvas for £999 which I think is a bargain uk..here is a small youtube vid showing a Wacom pen working with the device..anyone who is using one of these go displayport to get 10 bit colour its amazing

     
  7. doobiedoobiedum

    doobiedoobiedum Scribbler - Standard Member Senior Member

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    Wow, you took a risk buying a graphic screen designed only to work on Windows 10 - Did you know beforehand you were going to be able to use Windows 8.1 and a Wacom driver to get it working?

    I'm on windows 10 with mine, Dell driver.... thinking now. Don't LOVE Win 10....
     
  8. andya147

    andya147 Scribbler - Standard Member

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    yes I new the Wacom feel driver would work .and my main thing was pen and touch with artrage and it works great...if down the line I need windows 10 I will just have to go that route..i just don't like the way thing are done on 10 it bugs me ,ive got so used to 8.1.
     
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