Support Using a Stylus on the X10

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Daniel40, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. Daniel40

    Daniel40 Active Member
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    Hi, having fingers like a bunch of bananas, I am having trouble with some of the touch screen buttons- especially the keyboard, hitting three buttons at once etc ! - I thought I would use a stylus, but the phone does not sem to want to know about a stylus, it does not like the pointed end for some reason ? The buttons only seem to respond when using the flat of the fingertop ? - anybody else managing to use a stylus ? - or am I the only one with banana fingers ?
    Thanks
     

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  2. mpw

    mpw Well-Known Member
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    The screen needs to register a current, traditional stylus' won't do this. There are stylus available that will, but they're not 'pointy', as I think they need to find the centre point of the finger they're expecting you to use.

    http://www.tenonedesign.com/stylus.php
     
  3. Daniel40

    Daniel40 Active Member
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    Thanks for the reply, that'll explain it then ! - I will get one of those stylus
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  4. JPBrowne

    JPBrowne Active Member
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  5. Crash27

    Crash27 Well-Known Member
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    With the X10 it uses a capacitive screen so you need a Capacitive Stylus, there are many different makes of them and they are fairly cheap, I myself picked one up off ebay for $5 and it works great, they are a bit bulkier then the small point stylus but I seen they are bringing out a magnetic style one now. But if you are looking for one here is a few links to a few sites that sell different styles


    Dagi Pens


    eBay Capacitive
     

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