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15th December 2011, 03:36 PM   |  #11  
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I would like ot have this functionality, but am worried about the multi touch thing. On this I think I will wait for a few reviews of the note taking before I grab a stylus. Someone who has a stylus, or more specifically the Jot, put up a review on how it works with the Prime please once you get it.
15th December 2011, 03:45 PM   |  #12  
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^^^true, I've been looking at note taking apps and haven't seen any that would do such...I've seen reviews for these styli and their hands are suspended....how long can one write like that? I plan to do some serious note taking with this thing, like hour long meetings...the OG transformer has a note taking app thats pretty good right?

I have read an article that said that palm canceling was baked into ICS along with other stylus features, some of which will require hardware.

I hope it ends up working like it does when using a digitizer.....how I wish the prime had digitizer hardware! Per pixel accuracy and no palm/hand issues, along with erasing. :P
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16th December 2011, 05:17 PM   |  #13  
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I got a three pack of cheap ones on eBay for. 89 cents plus free shipping. Will review when I get it.

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I would be careful with those. Friend got a cheap capacitive stylus for his phone, and it's sticking to the screen. I bought a fancier one (kingston I think), and while I have my complaints, it glides MUCH better on the screen.

I am looking into Jot Pro, since I am not a very big fan of "eraser writing tip"
17th December 2011, 11:08 AM   |  #14  
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Writepad has palm rejection. Also for other apps - hide your palm in your sleeve so it doesn't register as touch.
17th December 2011, 04:17 PM   |  #15  
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Writepad has palm rejection. Also for other apps - hide your palm in your sleeve so it doesn't register as touch.

I understand there are some gloves you can use as well.
17th December 2011, 06:33 PM   |  #16  
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I ordered the Jot Pro today. Hopefully from what I am hearing from reviews, that I will really like this one. I bought some cheaper ones in the past and was not happy with their accuracy and the thickness of the tips.
17th December 2011, 07:30 PM   |  #17  
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I ordered the Jot Pro today. Hopefully from what I am hearing from reviews, that I will really like this one. I bought some cheaper ones in the past and was not happy with their accuracy and the thickness of the tips.

Cheers! I ordered mine yesterday
19th December 2011, 03:26 AM   |  #18  
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I heard that the jot pro gets noisy when writing on a tablet.. makes a lot of taping sounds :S which would suck if ur taking notes in a meeting or in a quite environment...

i just picked up the Boxwave stylus from amazon
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...00_i00_details

cant wait to get my hands on it along with my tablet
19th December 2011, 09:23 PM   |  #19  
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I heard that the jot pro gets noisy when writing on a tablet.. makes a lot of taping sounds :S which would suck if ur taking notes in a meeting or in a quite environment...

i just picked up the Boxwave stylus from amazon
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...00_i00_details

cant wait to get my hands on it along with my tablet


I'd cancel your Boxwave order and get the jot pro. Yes it can be noisier, but it writes 100x better. SMOOOTH and accurate. Seriously, there is no comparison between the two.
19th December 2011, 11:36 PM   |  #20  
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Does anyone have the Jot or Jot Pro stylus, and if so, have you had any issues with scratches on the screen or diminished accuracy after a few weeks of use.

Is there any metal that protrudes from the plastic disc that could scratch the screen?

I have seen several comments in other places where people have said the Jot stylus has scratched their display (Amazon has a commentor that has posted a photo of the scratches caused). And I have read that the accuracy is not as good after a few weeks use.

I have done some research and contacted the manufacturer (which replied very quickly). The explanation seems to be that dirt on the screen can cause the scratches and that the plastic tip can get loose/worn out. Apparently there may have been some defective tips early on.

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This is an excerpt from my email to Adonit:

I really want to buy a Jot Pro but I am apprehensive to spend $30 if it is
going to scratch my screen, or if it is not going to work as well after a
couple weeks of use. These issues seem to be common in review comments I
have read online.

I read one review comment that said there is "a metal protrusion in the
center of the disk. Itís very noticeable." I thought the disk was plastic.
If there is a metal protrusion I can see how it could scratch the screen...

Have these issues been resolved since the Jot and Jot Pro were first
introduced? If so, what has been done to resolve the problem?

I have a tablet with gorrilla glass (Asus Transformer Prime) on order, but
even with gorilla glass, I don't want to chance scratching up my brand new
tablet.

Please advise. Thanks!

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And this is their reply:

We have tested our product extensively, and the precision disk has proven to be very safe, even after prolonged use.

However, a sharp piece of sand or grit pressed very firmly between the Jot disc and the screen will probably scratch it, so take care to maintain a clean iPad screen. If the screen is not clear of debris, it will become scratched with the use of any stylus, or even just your finger.

We don't want you to worry, so if you think it will be a problem for you, we highly recommend that you use a screen protector to protect your screen from environmental dust and grit. Please be aware that Jot does not work well with the following screen protectors, due to their extra grip surface.

* Zagg Glossy Invisible Shield (but Smudge-Proof Invisible Shield works well)
* Ghost Armor
* Bodyguardz
* Skinomi
* Wrapsol

Glossy protectors are the least compatible with the Jot. We suggest looking at the Power Support Anti-Glare screen protector; we've heard that it works brilliantly with the Jot.


We are here if you have any further questions.

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Anyway, I thought the info in Adonit's reply would be useful regarding screen protectors, etc and I really would love to hear from Jot or Jot Pro owners regarding their experiences with it.


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