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WACOM Volito 2 Tablet

Graphics Tablet
14th September 2005
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A couple of weeks ago I got my hands on WACOM's rather impressive Graphire Bluetooth, a wireless 8"x 6" tablet with a hefty £175 price tag.

Impressive it may have been, but for the average user looking to flex their creative muscles rather than earn an income from their PC it's probably just a little too expensive to be tempting, particularly if you've never used one before and aren't entirely sure if you'll take to it.

The subject of today's review is the Volito 2, a smaller tablet with a smaller price tag and aimed squarely at the casual leisure user, though despite this it's built around many of the technologies that have made WACOM a household name in the graphics tablet sector.

Time for the specs:

Volito tablet
Active area   127.6 x 92.8 mm
(W x D x H)
  200.6 x 205.2 x 12.9 mm
Cable length   1.5 m
Power consumption   0.2 Watt
Power supply
(via USB port)
  DC 5V, 40 mA
Weight   approx. 340 g
Resolution   1016 dpi; 40 l/mm
Pressure levels (pen)   512
Interface   USB
Operating temperature   5 - 40 °C
Certification   FCC class B, BSMI,
complies CE guidelines

Volito pen
(length x diameter)
  149.0 x 12.3 mm
Weight   approx. 10 g
Side switch   Single switch, programmable
Pen tip travel   2.0 mm or less
Pressure levels   512

System requirements
Windows® 98 SE, ME, 2000 or XP
    IBM-compatible PC
(Pentium 200 or higher)
    64 MB RAM
    24 bit colour display
(800 x 600 or higher)
    USB port
    CD-ROM drive
    Internet access for the Bonus Software Programme

Package Contents

Printed manual


CD-ROM including interactive manual, pen tablet driver, painting software "ArtRage® Wacom Edition"

    Voucher for the Bonus Software Programme


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