The working area is 12 inch x 7.25 inch, extremely good size for the price -- AU$144.20 including postage (approx. the same in USD).
But, what decided me is that the manufacturer has a driver for Linux:
I think also that the open source 'wizardpen' driver will work -- at least, it is listed to work with the 'AIPTEK HyperPen 10000 U' and 'AIPTEK Slim Tablet U600 Premium II' models. It will be very interesting to get it going with both drivers.
Comments:Posted on 4 Nov 2010, 10:32 by BarryK
Another Aiptek driver
The Ubuntu people have a driver for the Aiptek HyperPen USB graphic tablets:
I also read somewhere that the Wacom driver works with the Aiptek 14000U. Hmmm, that is four drivers to checkout.
Some reviews on the 14000U:
Posted on 4 Nov 2010, 10:37 by BarryK
Oh, that is not an Ubuntu thing, it is an X.org driver, latest is version 1.3.1:
Posted on 4 Nov 2010, 11:00 by BarryK
Ah, I saw a reference to the Aiptek needing a "waltop" driver. Waltop is actually the Taiwanese manufacturer of the tablet, and the official driver that I downloaded from the Aiptek site is in fact the same (I think) as the Waltop driver.