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lstoch
Posts: 27
Registered: ‎06-30-2011
My Device: 9700

Re: Stylus for Playbook?

But do you have to apply pressure? when I tried the Griffin on the iPad, it was so sensitive, no pressure was necessary. That is what I'm looking for on the playbook.
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MrSimmonsSr
Posts: 126
Registered: ‎04-21-2011
My Device: Torch 9800 & Playbook

Re: Stylus for Playbook?

Does the hard candy stylus have a hard tip? All the stylus I have tried have a soft, hollow rubber tip and you have to press down real hard to get them to register on the screen. Not real handy for writing at all..
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aandras
Posts: 2,359
Registered: ‎04-19-2011
My Device: Z10 & Playbook

Re: Stylus for Playbook?

no pressure at all
Light taps are only needed.
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aandras
Posts: 2,359
Registered: ‎04-19-2011
My Device: Z10 & Playbook

Re: Stylus for Playbook?

soft tip but it feels more like apen in hand and you are using the side of the tip more.
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lstoch
Posts: 27
Registered: ‎06-30-2011
My Device: 9700

Re: Stylus for Playbook?

Great - I'll check whether I can try one out locally - I'm based in South Africa.
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Xandrex
Posts: 18,404
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Z30, Playbook, 9320BES
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Re: Stylus for Playbook?

there are two kinds of stylus, each belonging to a type of touchscreen. the first kind is hard, while the second kind is soft (like rubber). The PlayBook can be used with soft stylus.



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taylor96
Posts: 55
Registered: ‎12-02-2011
My Device: Blackberry Playbook model RDJ21WW

Re: Stylus for Playbook?

Indigo carry a stylus in their store. saw a couple of different ones there today.. look like they would work well. soft tio and all. may get one..

 

here is link

http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/gifts/Touch-Screen-Stylus/5060043062118-item.html?ikwid=stylus&ikwsec=...

 

 

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Zildjian71
Posts: 143
Registered: ‎01-01-2011
My Device: Blackberry Z10 White, PlayBook 16g & 64g

Re: Stylus for Playbook?

Hey Knottyrope, I've looked at that stylus at Crackberry as well but do you have any real use experience with it? Or does anyone else have any real stylus experience with the PB? Please let us know...tnx.

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JLG432
Posts: 8
Registered: ‎11-24-2011
My Device: Playbook 16 gig

Re: Stylus for Playbook?

IMO I have found with the rubbery stylus that you sometimes have to charge the tip by doing a light drag across a non active part of the screen which tends to build up a charge. Then you can be very gentle and accurate in selecting a small target. The rubber is conductive and does build up a charge which unlike your fingers which always has one.
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zezke
Posts: 1,004
Registered: ‎12-12-2010
My Device: Z10 (red Limited Edition)

Re: Stylus for Playbook?

I use this one:

 

http://www.dealextreme.com/p/aluminum-alloy-touchpad-stylus-pen-for-apple-ipad-ipad-2-black-57797 

 

Cheap and works like you would expect. 

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