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PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:50 pm 
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I have a CF-19 mk 6 (model CF-191DW0DDM) with the dual touch / digitizer touch screen. Great for taking notes, etc., though the screen seems to have trouble with high temperatures (might debug this someday).

Anyway, I have only the one tiny stylus --- Panasonic part CF-VNP012U, I think. For ergonomics, I stuffed the thing into a larger pen body. Works well, but it's a hack and a single point of failure: if I lose the pen, no more notetaking.

So I want to buy another pen. I don't want the same kind, though: that thing is tiny. Instead, I'd like to try to purchase a reasonably sized stylus, e.g., https://www.amazon.com/Wacom-LP190K-Int ... 012WJVOVA/. The trouble is finding one that works with the digitizer screen. The touchscreen seems to be manufactured by Wacom; Debian Linux recognizes it as a "Wacom ISDv4" device with pen stylus, finger, and pen eraser input.

Any thoughts (thanks)?


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:04 pm 
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You don't have one of these on your stylus ??

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Toughbook-Styl ... ect=mobile

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:40 pm 
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Ha! Well, I did, until I fit the usual stylus into the corpse of one of those Pilot G2 pens. It's actually rather pleasant to write with now.

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I could still attach the lanyard, but, not fitting in its slot in the screen anymore, the stylus would just kinda dangle. But even if I built some kind of new slot attachment, I find the lanyard interferes with my writing, so I keep it off. As long as I don't lose the pen. So far so good...


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:31 am 
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great idea..

I think a Samsung tablet/phone stylus will technically work.
Fitting it is another issue.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:51 pm 
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Hm. Maybe I'll try the Samsung pens eventually.

For now, I found a model CF-VNP016AU for about $15 on eBay; can confirm both the pen tip and single button work with the digitizer screen.

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:08 pm 
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This one should work too.

https://ebay.us/CKAG2h

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