Intuos Creative Stylus: Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Intuos Creative Stylus?
The Intuos Creative Stylus from Wacom is a pressure-sensitive digital pen for sketching, drawing and painting on an iPad.
What is the benefit of pressure sensitivity on an iPad?
The Intuos Creative Stylus can reproduce the feel and artistic control of traditional brushes and markers so it′s ideal for sketching, illustrating and image editing. It is also highly responsive, even reacting to light strokes when used with compatible creative apps.
How does the Intuos Creative Stylus support pressure sensitivity?
The Intuos Creative Stylus integrates Wacom′s industry-leading pressure sensing technology and can distinguish between 2048 pressure levels.
Does the pressure sensitivity work on all iPads?
The Intuos Creative Stylus works on all iPads featuring Bluetooth® Smart technology: iPad 3, iPad 4 and iPad Mini and later.
What are the benefits of the Intuos Creative Stylus?
The Intuos Creative Stylus can reproduce the feel and artistic control of traditional brushes and markers so it′s ideal for sketching, illustrating and image editing. Your thick and thin strokes appear like you intended. Additionally, you can rest your palm naturally on the iPad and speed your workflow by customising the two side switches with your favourite shortcuts. These features are supported by compatible creative apps.
Which apps work with Intuos Creative Stylus?
While you can use any iPad app with the Intuos Creative Stylus, only compatible apps support the features like pressure sensitivity, palm rejection or customisable side switches.
Where can I find out which creative apps are compatible with the Intuos Creative Stylus?
Go to Intuoscreativestylus.wacom.com for a list of the compatible creative apps. The number of these apps is increasing quickly so it is worthwhile checking regularly. You can buy the apps on the iTunes store.
Why is Bluetooth® Smart technology required?
Intuos Creative Stylus must connect to the iPad through Bluetooth® Smart technology to use the features like pressure sensitivity or customisable side switches.
Does the Intuos Creative Stylus use a battery?
Yes, the stylus uses a long-lasting slim replaceable AAAA battery. By using the low energy feature of Bluetooth® Smart technology, Intuos Creative Stylus delivers hours of drawing time. A smart power saving feature extends the active life time and reconnects automatically to the app.
How do I connect the Intuos Creative Stylus to the iPad?
Make sure Bluetooth is enabled on your iPad. Then, start the custom app and go to the Settings where external devices are enabled. Set your Intuos Creative Stylus to pairing mode by pressing the center of the side switch. The blue LED starts blinking. Then connect to the app by hitting the respective button in the app. The blue LED is lit for about 2 seconds and goes off. Now, your Intuos Creative Stylus is ready to go.
Does the Intuos Creative Stylus work with Windows 8 and Android™ tablets?
The Intuos Creative Stylus works on the iPad Mini, iPad 3, and iPad 4 or later. Neither Windows 8 nor Android operating systems are supported.
Could the Intuos Creative Stylus scratch my iPad screen when applying strong pressure?
The Intuos Creative Stylus will not scratch the iPad screen. It features a soft pen nib made of a special rubber material. This special material enables a paper-like feel when moving over the screen by adding a certain level of friction. It also works on most protective films.
Does the nib wear down?
The material is long-lasting. However, it will wear after prolonged use. It′s fast and easy to replace the nibs, though. The Intuos Creative Stylus includes two replacement nibs and additional nibs can be purchased at the Wacom eStore.
What is the price of the Intuos Creative Stylus?
Suggested Retail Price: € 99.90
What′s included with the Intuos Creative Stylus?
Besides the Intuos Creative Stylus, there is a convenient carrying case, long-lasting AAAA battery and 2 replacement nibs. The case contains the stylus, an additional battery and up to 5 replacement nibs so you always have what you need.
My Intuos Creative Stylus disconnected accidentally. What can I do?
If the blue LED is blinking, reconnect to the app internal pairing process. If the LED is not on and the stylus is not working correctly, reconnect to the app according to the instructions in the quick start guide.
My app window is moving when resting my palm on the screen. How can I avoid this?
Disable Multitasking Gestures on your iPad in Settings/General.
I cannot find the AAAA battery in my local store. Where can I buy it?
AAAA batteries can be purchased from larger online retailers and electronic retail stores.
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