Devices: Tablet, Wacom Intuos 5 Touch (Medium)

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Length of check-out: 2 nights

What you should know: The Intuos 5 provides 48.4 square inches of working area to enhance your ability to create, edit, and design art, photography and graphics.

Where to buy: http://store.wacom.com/us/

Complete users manual: Intuos5 Touch User's Manual

Using the Wacom Intuos 5 (Medium)

You will get:

  • Pen
  • Pen Base
  • USB Cable
  • Wacom Tablet


Getting started:

1.) To properly use the Wacom tablet, you must first download the necessary drivers.  This can be done by visiting http://www.wacom.com/en/support/drivers. In the “tablet model” menu, select "Latest Driver for Intuos".

2.) Click “run” and “accept” for the file to properly download.

3.) Plug the USB provided in the box into your computer, and then plug into the right-hand side of the Wacom tablet.

4.) The pen tool can be used to select, double click, right click, and erase using the buttons as follows:

5.) This tablet can also be controled by touch:

Your pointer finger can also be used in place of the pen as a selection tool.

6.) Tapping with three fingers, as seen in the picture above, will display the radial menu, which give you these options:

Radial menu options can be selected using either your pointer finger or the pen.

7.) The buttons on the left-hand side of the tablet have the following functions:

To move between the four option on the dial (auto scroll, circle layers, brush size, and rotate), press the center button. The light at each corner indicates which option is selected.