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Take notes. Make ideas.
From paper, to cloud, to life.

Your paper notebook has brought you this far. Now take your ideas even further. The Bamboo Spark is a smart folio with a smart ballpoint pen, and a spot for your favorite paper. It lets you write by hand, and saves your handwritten notes locally or within the cloud for editing, archiving and accessing anywhere.

Press a button.

That’s it.The Bamboo Spark is simple to use, and makes it easy to bridge your paper notes with the digital world.

Note taking for the 21st century.

When that great idea arrives, you’ll want to capture it in the most convenient way you know: with pen and paper. With the Bamboo Spark you can use up to 50 sheets of your own paper. Start writing with the Bamboo Spark smart pen on your own paper and the smart folio will store each stroke. Your analogue notes are converted to digital instantly, to access whenever you need them with the Bamboo Spark app.

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See the full range.

Choose from one of three smart folios in the range:
Gadget Pocket

Smart folio with gadget pocket

A smart folio with additional space to carry your smart phone or extra paper.

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Tablet Sleeve

Smart folio with tablet sleeve

A smart folio, with a flexible sleeve to hold a tablet with up to a 9.7 in (diagonal) display.

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Snap Fit

Smart folio with snap-fit for iPad Air 2

A smart folio, specifically designed to fit the iPad Air 2.

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Work anytime. Sync later.

When you finish a page of notes, press the button to save it safely and securely. Don’t worry if you’re not connected to another device, the Bamboo Spark can store up to 100 pages, so you can capture ideas anywhere and at any time. When you reconnect to your Bluetooth® Smart Ready device, your notes will be automatically synced to the Bamboo Spark app and, once you’re connected to the web, the Wacom Cloud.

A Wacom Cloud account opens up all the tools and features of your Bamboo Spark.You can use it to access your notes on different devices and edit them even after they have been saved.

Your Ideas

Your ideas wherever you need them.

Once in the Wacom Cloud, you can really let your ideas flourish. Review and revise notes, drawings and doodles across a range of different smart devices, on both iOS and Android. You can also use the Wacom Inkspace web portal to access your noteswithin the cloud. Or share them in PDF and JPG formats with third party Cloud services, programs and apps, like Evernote and Dropbox.

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Move your notes forward faster.

Bamboo Spark is your gateway to move your notes faster. Start writing on paper, then use the Bamboo Spark app with Wacom Cloud to turn your handwritten notes into plain text. Now your notes are in shareable shape for sending out in email or dropping into your archive on Dropbox or Evernote.

Share and Collaborate

Share and collaborate.

One of the Bamboo Spark’s best features is the ability to collaborate with peers to help improve your ideas. Use the Bamboo Paper app to share your notes with friends and colleagues who also have the app installed. You can work collectively on developing and refining your work, saving your progress within the app.

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Work seamlessly with
other Cloud services

Note taking is just the start. That’s why the Bamboo Spark also works with many other apps. Export your notes, to use on other platforms. Save and store them in your Evernote workspace. File and compile your ideas via Dropbox. It’s all about making your notes easier to access.

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Tips and News from Bamboo

From inspiration to idea to execution. Bamboo is here to help you make your ideas happen. Visit our Making Ideas news hub for product updates and insights from experts on how to keep your ideas moving.

Click here for inspiration

Get Started with your
Bamboo Spark

Find out how to pair your smart folio, create a Wacom Cloud account and start using your Bamboo Spark.

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Download the free ebook, “How to Draw Your Idea”

Download the free ebook, “How to Draw Your Idea” when you sign up for the Bamboo newsletter. It’s a bi-monthly source of inspiration for taking your ideas even further.

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  • Folio Size


    Approx. 206 x 253 x 30mm
    (8.1 x 10.0 x 1.2 in)
  • Basic Control

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    Requires Bamboo Spark app
  • Ergonomics

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    Right or Left-handed use
  • Color

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  • Connection

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    USB, Bluetooth® Smart wireless
  • Compatibility 

    Android™, Apple
  • Type Smart folio for tablets and smartphones
  • Ergonomics Right or Left-handed use
  • Color Gray
  • Folio Size Approximately 206 x 253 x 30mm (8.1 x 10.0 x 1.2 in)
  • Active Area 148 x 210 mm (5.8 x 8.2 in)
  • Pressure Levels 1024
  • Model Smart folio with gadget pocket CDS600G, Smart folio with tablet sleeve CDS600P, Smart folio with snap-fit for iPad Air 2 CDS600C,
  • Weight Smart folio with gadget pocket 535 g, Smart folio with tablet sleeve 670 g, Smart folio with snap-fit for iPad Air 2 580 g
  • Pen Bamboo Spark pen
  • Cable Included Yes
  • Technology Patented electromagnetic resonance method
  • System Requirements
    • Bluetooth® Smart (v4.0) ready devices:
      • iPad Mini, iPad 3, iPad Air or later (iOS8 or later); iPhone 4s or later (iOS8 or later)
      • Android™ devices (Android 4.3 or later)
    • Bamboo Spark App
    • notepad thickness about 50 pages (<5mm)
  • Warranty 1 year in USA, Canada, Central America, South America, The Caribbean, and Asia Pacific. 2 years in Europe, Africa, and Middle East
  • Size Holds a tablet with a 9.7 in diagonal display, with dimensions of W: 174 mm, H: 240 mm, D: 6.5 mm (W: 6.85 in, L: 9.4 in, D: 0.26 in)
  • What's Included Bamboo Spark with gadget pocket, Bamboo Spark pen, 30 page notepad, 2 replacement ink cartridges, nib removal tool, USB cable, quick start guide (smartphone and tablet not included)

    Bamboo Spark with tablet sleeve, Bamboo Spark pen, 30 page notepad, 2 replacement ink cartridges, nib removal tool, USB cable, quick start guide (smartphone or tablet not included)

    Bamboo Spark with snap-fit for iPad Air 2, Bamboo Spark pen, 30 page notepad, 2 replacement ink cartridges, nib removal tool, USB cable, quick start guide (smartphone or tablet not included)
  • Additional Accessories Bamboo Spark closure bands, Bamboo Spark notepads, Bamboo Spark pen, Bamboo Spark ink cartridges
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Start on paper, refine digitally

Sign up for free and get up to 5 GB storage and have your Bamboo Spark content automatically synced to the Wacom Cloud. View and share your ideas with others, without any loss of quality or ability to edit. Easily export and import your ideas directly into Bamboo Paper for further refining or editing digitally.

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Bamboo Spark Pen

Bamboo Spark Pen

Replacement pen for Bamboo Spark.

Bamboo Spark Closure Bands

Bamboo Spark Closure Bands

3-pack of replacement closure bands for your Bamboo Spark.

Bamboo Spark Ink Cartridges

Bamboo Spark Ink Cartridge Refills

3-pack of ink cartridges for your Bamboo Spark pen.

$9.99 SHOP
Bamboo Spark Notepads

Bamboo Spark Notepads

3-pack of A5 notepads designed to fit perfectly with your Bamboo Spark.

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