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WacomCintiq 24HD Interactive Pen Display
 
4.3

(based on 11 reviews)

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80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good control (8)
  • Easy to use (7)
  • Increased productivity (7)
  • Natural feel (6)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (6)

Best Uses

  • Graphic artists (6)
  • Photo editing (4)
  • Home office (3)
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    • Experienced (5)
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    • Personal (8)
    • Computer Platform:
    • PC (6)

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No artist should be without this!

The Cintiq 24HD is an amazing tablet. No artist should be without it! If you are even just thinking about getting one, don't hesitate!!! GET ONE! I have not found any...Read complete review

The Cintiq 24HD is an amazing tablet. No artist should be without it! If you are even just thinking about getting one, don't hesitate!!! GET ONE! I have not found any issues or problems with my Cintiq. It is amazing! I love it and I have several projects that I am working on already. The Cintiq is simply.....AMAZING! And worth every single penny!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Ugh the Screen

I upgraded, from the Medium Wacom Intuos 4, to the Cintiq 24HD. I purchased this on 29 JAN 2013 and it arrived on 31 Jan 2013. Pros: Very Well Built, Nice Stand...Read complete review

I upgraded, from the Medium Wacom Intuos 4, to the Cintiq 24HD. I purchased this on 29 JAN 2013 and it arrived on 31 Jan 2013. Pros: Very Well Built, Nice Stand and it's great to be able to Draw or edit photos on the screen. Cons: I like the device, as a whole. Straight out of the box, the default color settings, are WAY Off. I would seriously recommend, Color Calibrating the Device. My iMAC, is not even a Retina Display and I have to use the iMAC Display or the Cheap Government Dell Monitors, at work, for Color and Fine Detail Reference. The Clarity of the Screen, is nothing compared to my iMAC or any other Real High Definition Screen. My Recommendation:­ I would get the 22HD, instead and attach it to a Articulating, Swivel Stand. You can purchase that Bundle, and I Seriously regret, not going with that. It would be a better deal and you would get more options, to position the screen, any way you wanted to. I wished I could return it... WACOM, please make the 12WK Pressure Levels, to 2048. If the 12WX had this, I would not mind paying a higher amount. I think that would be your biggest seller, but that would make too much sense. For this price, I would have Expected a better screen WACOM.

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5.0

a fine piece of equipment

By dyingrhyme

from Maryland

Comments about Wacom Cintiq 24HD Interactive Pen Display:

I love this thing. It has already increased my productivity. It is heavy but this is my newest favorite tool.

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5.0

Simply awesome!

By Lost in the desert

from Las Vegas

About Me High-end Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easily Viewed
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Productivity
    • Professional

    Comments about Wacom Cintiq 24HD Interactive Pen Display:

    ** Pros for buying the display
    The Cintiq 24" HD just puts my graphic applications on steroids! I don't need smart selection tools with this thing. Auto zoom and image rotate built into the monitor makes it like almost like you are working on a piece of paper. When you rotate all you have to do is hit the escape key and the screen snaps back to level.

    The display pen works just like a #2 pencil, eraser on one end and pen on the other. The work time is cut way down.

    ** How To Set It Up
    Installation was simple
    1. Connect DVI to video card
    2. Throw driver CD in
    3. Auto-load application downloads the latest drivers for you when you hit install. In my case with Windows 7, I didn't even need to use Wacoms display settings utility.
    4. Calibrate it which the CD will walk you through.
    5. Use the tablet
    6. If you don't know what a side control does, hit the "i" button on the top of the display for info.

    ** Cons Against Getting Display
    1. Only two pitfalls I have had is the screen keyboard occasionally shows up on my second monitor rendering it obsolete.
    2. Pen on 3 occasions loses it's calibration and the cursor is off, simply turn the monitor off and back on, the pen will snap back to where it should.

    • Primary use:
    • Business

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    1.0

    worst product ever

    By jedialone

    from Matthews

    About Me Budget Shopper

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Wacom Cintiq 24HD Interactive Pen Display:

          The device started to turn off with no reason in the middle of the day, ruining the whole job I was working at, after restarting everything (tablet + mac), and trying to save what I could, the tablet turned off again and again.
          After a few days, the device started to turn on and off by itself in the middle of the night/day, I tried to contact Cintiq Americas but all my emails were rejected, after 2 days of trying and trying I received an email asking me about the symptoms of the tablet, after days waiting for a response and more than 20 emails rejected, I got an email telling me to send the wacom tablet to WASHINGTON state, I live in NORTH CAROLINA! all the shipping costs are on ME! almost $100.00 just to send it and $100.00 to get it back! this is the worst experience ever! don't buy this product, you will save yourself a lot of frustration, money and trouble

          • Primary use:
          • Business

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          5.0

          No artist should be without this!

          By Dark Angel

          from Farmington, New Mexico

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Good Control
          • Increased Productivity
          • Natural Feel

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Graphic Artists
            • Home Office
            • Photo Editing

            Comments about Wacom Cintiq 24HD Interactive Pen Display:

            The Cintiq 24HD is an amazing tablet. No artist should be without it! If you are even just thinking about getting one, don't hesitate!!! GET ONE! I have not found any issues or problems with my Cintiq. It is amazing! I love it and I have several projects that I am working on already. The Cintiq is simply.....AMAZING! And worth every single penny!

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Computer Platform:
            • PC

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            1.0

            Ugh the Screen

            By [lgm] ARTS

            from Jacksonville, NC

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Good Control
            • Increased Productivity
            • Natural Feel
            • Well Built

            Cons

            • Bulky
            • Terrible Screen

            Best Uses

            • Graphic Artists
            • Photo Editing

            Comments about Wacom Cintiq 24HD Interactive Pen Display:

            I upgraded, from the Medium Wacom Intuos 4, to the Cintiq 24HD. I purchased this on 29 JAN 2013 and it arrived on 31 Jan 2013. Pros: Very Well Built, Nice Stand and it's great to be able to Draw or edit photos on the screen. Cons: I like the device, as a whole. Straight out of the box, the default color settings, are WAY Off. I would seriously recommend, Color Calibrating the Device. My iMAC, is not even a Retina Display and I have to use the iMAC Display or the Cheap Government Dell Monitors, at work, for Color and Fine Detail Reference. The Clarity of the Screen, is nothing compared to my iMAC or any other Real High Definition Screen. My Recommendation:­ I would get the 22HD, instead and attach it to a Articulating, Swivel Stand. You can purchase that Bundle, and I Seriously regret, not going with that. It would be a better deal and you would get more options, to position the screen, any way you wanted to. I wished I could return it... WACOM, please make the 12WK Pressure Levels, to 2048. If the 12WX had this, I would not mind paying a higher amount. I think that would be your biggest seller, but that would make too much sense. For this price, I would have Expected a better screen WACOM.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Computer Platform:
            • Mac

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            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Good prodact

            By Vlad

            from New York

            About Me Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Good Control
            • Increased Productivity
            • Natural Feel

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Graphic Artists

              Comments about Wacom Cintiq 24HD Interactive Pen Display:

              Using to work with Photoshop, Rhino,
              ArtCAM, ZBrush, 3D programs

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Computer Platform:
              • PC

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              5.0

              The Right tool for the Job.

              By DBLClick

              from Manassas, VA.

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Control
              • Increased Productivity
              • Natural Feel

              Cons

              • Bulky

              Best Uses

              • Graphic Artists
              • Home Office
              • Photo Editing

              Comments about Wacom Cintiq 24HD Interactive Pen Display:

              I use the Cintiq 24 HD as my primary photo editing tool. Connected to my Mac Pro it enables me to quickly refine and edit my photo with ease and precision. Things I love about the 24HD is wide color gamut and ease of calibrating. Widescreen display and ability to adjust the work area to suite my needs.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Computer Platform:
              • Mac

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              5.0

              Excellent

              By rocketbase

              from Winnipeg, MB Canada

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Good Control
              • Increased Productivity
              • Natural Feel

              Cons

              • Bulky

              Best Uses

              • Animation
              • Graphic Artists

              Comments about Wacom Cintiq 24HD Interactive Pen Display:

              The Cintiq 24HD is an amazing piece of equipment with great build quality. It will increase your productivity. The unit is really large and heavy but I like that. Unlike the older 21UX which physically swivels its screen the 24HD performs this canvas rotation digitally

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Computer Platform:
              • PC

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              5.0

              Amazing tablet

              By Tash

              from Los Angeles, CA

              About Me Novice

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Good Control
              • Increased Productivity

              Cons

              • Bulky

              Best Uses

                Comments about Wacom Cintiq 24HD Interactive Pen Display:

                Came perfect! I was worried when I read people had issues with dead pixels. But mine was lucky enough to have zero of those. It was secured and neatly packaged in a box within a box. Also, this thing is HUGE and heavy. Nearly a hundred pounds. Calibrating it and using it was easy enough. It came with enough bundles and products to get started with. I am not a great artist like many others, but I had enough disposable income to pick up a hobby and I went a bit overboard. I don't regret it one bit, it's a lot of fun to get into. I am sure there are many higher and technical reviews from others. I heard there were also complaints about being too loud or too hot. But I been on it for a few hours now and haven't experienced any of those issues. The sound is hardly noticable at all. Personally i'd recommend youtube videos on it if you are looking at more of the technical features if it hasn't sold you yet and you are looking for a new tablet. I am a newbie, and for someone like me who usually draws on paper this is perfect.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Computer Platform:
                • PC

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                5.0

                Absolutely Great!

                By jim

                from Warwick, MA

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Good Control
                • Increased Productivity

                Cons

                • Bulky

                Best Uses

                • Graphic Artists
                • Photo Editing

                Comments about Wacom Cintiq 24HD Interactive Pen Display:

                I use this display both as my primary monitor ( I use two) and for work in Photoshop as well as creating drawings. The ability to work on an image that is significant in size both from the standpoint of image and actual working space is just the best. The control buttons on each side provide more options than I am able to include as they are all programmable. This has significantly changed how I work both as a photographer and artist. In spite of its size and weight (the base is very heavy but very easy to slide on a desk) it is surprisingly easy to manipulate. The fact that I am able to have the screen sit below the top of my desk without any instability is great and allows for a very comfortable working area. I would recommend that your desk be of a size to allow for you to use this both as a monitor and a tablet. The outside dimension of the unit is 30" wide and in the "monitor" position sits about 21" tall. If you are looking for the ultimate in tablets this is it and I'm glad I have it regardless of it's pricetag.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Computer Platform:
                • PC

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                5.0

                HD is a Beautiful Thing

                By Jeff is Not Art

                from New York, NY

                About Me Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Good Control
                • Natural Feel

                Cons

                • Bulky

                Best Uses

                • Animation
                • Home Office

                Comments about Wacom Cintiq 24HD Interactive Pen Display:

                As someone who works in animation, using a Cintiq is essential. The 24 HD retains all the great features of it's non-HD predecessors but looks better. If only there was a way to make them lighter, but until that becomes possible, this is the best option for creating or editing artwork on the computer.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Computer Platform:
                • PC

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