A little Review of the Yiynova MSP19u

I’m sure most of the creative community has now heard about this tablet, thanks to Frenden and PC Weenies so I won’t go into all that detail, but just write about my experience with it so far.

*I have never used a Wacom Cintiq, so I won’t be able to compare the two.* 

First off, this bit of hardware is much lighter than I thought it would be.  I find myself moving it around between my desks quite often - so it’s not bothersome to lift etc.  The screen is gorgeous to look at when you switch it on, however, it is very fiddly to get it all set up - something the manufacturers should probably work on by giving you a bit more info in the manual.

it’s super smooth, no lag at all.  The pen does need a battery (AAA), and there are no customisable buttons on the tablet (this doesn’t bother me, but might be a deal breaker for some?)

I think the ONLY problem I have with this is the pen itself.  It looks a little on the cheap side, but once the battery is in it’s not *that* bad.  I’m wondering if there are other battery operated pens you’re able to use - if anyone knows, give me a shout ^^

I find myself really looking forward to switching this on and sketching (I use PS and SBP).  The screen is just the right size for me, it’s big but not crazy big.  I would definitely recommend this to other artists who aren’t able to put down £1k + on the OTHER brand.  

The Yiynova MSP19u won’t break the bank, it’s 1000 times better than using my old Bamboo (I was finding it incredibly uncomfortable to sketch with) and definitely worth it!

(A little note about the driver, it’s a very basic installation.  You get to configure what the buttons on your pen do (right click etc) and make sure pen pressure is as you like.)

It’s a big thumbs up from me! 

Has anyone else bought it? What are your thoughts?