graphics tablet for SW

Does anyone use a graphics tablet with SW?
Is Solidworks WinTab complaint?
I can get a Calcomp DrawingBoard III for free (well I have to pay shipping),
but do not want to waste the time if it want work. I used to use one with CadKey and really like the programmable buttons and templates.
Thanks David Hannah
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Hi David I am using a drawing board III with SolidWorks/windows with success. Actually it is a HP 12x12 Graphics Tablet but I believe they are the same. I use a driver for drawing board III and it works fine.
Kind regards
Klaus
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What OS are you running. (Win 98, Win NT, Win 2000 or Win XP) Calcomp web site does not say anything about supporting Win XP.

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Hi David,
I've used a graphics tablet for several years now, and I'm quite satisfied with it. I also used a Calcomp drawingboard III for a short period with WinTab, and hated every minute of it. The hardware stinks. Pens don't last longer than a few months, especially the wireless ones. And the drivers supplied with the tablet are vere unstable. Several times a day the tablet beeps and then you have to restart your PC to get the tablet running again. If you're serious about using a tablet you should consider a Wacom tablet, like the Intuos2 or the cheaper version Graphire. VERY stable, and hardware never gave up on me, even after 3 years of continious 'mistreatment'.
Hope this helps,
Martijn.
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Hi David,
I've used a graphics tablet for several years now, and I'm quite satisfied with it. I also used a Calcomp drawingboard III s
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