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Bamboo Slate


Take handwritten notes and ideas further with Bamboo Slate. Write naturally with pen on any paper, then store, shape and share your notes and ideas in the cloud.

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Write your notes and ideas naturally with a pen on any paper. With the push of a button, Bamboo Slate converts your handwriting into "living" digital files. The Wacom Inkspace app lets you organize, edit and share your notes and sketches on your iOS or Android Bluetooth® enabled devices. With the Inkspace cloud service you can sync your notes in the cloud and access your work from anywhere at anytime.

Why choose Bamboo Slate

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Write with pen on any paper, then store and share your notes in the cloud

There's no limit to your ideas with Bamboo Slate. Write on any paper and with a push of a button convert your handwritten notes and sketches into digital files. Don't worry if you're not near your mobile device, you can store up to 100 pages on Bamboo Slate and sync later.

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Enhance your workflow

With the Wacom Inkspace app and your Bluetooth® -enabled iOS or Android device, you can organize, edit and share your notes and sketches. Plus, you can combine pages of notes, add strokes, color or highlights to existing notes with editable digital ink.

One color, two sizes

Choose what you need: Bamboo Slate comes in A4 / letter format or A5 / half letter format, both made of medium gray high-quality PU (poly-urethane) on the front, and likewise medium gray durable nylon fabric on the back. The pen’s ergonomic triangular design, soft-touch surface and pressure sensitive tip offer you a comfortable in-hand feel and perfected writing experience.

Export to the cloud and beyond

Sync your notes with the Inkspace cloud service for access on all your devices or export files directly to other cloud service such as Dropbox®, Evernote® or OneNote®. The Wacom Inkspace app also supports exporting your work as JPG, PNG, PDF and WILL file format.
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Just install the Wacom Inkspace app on your device to store and edit your ideas – or to forward them as JPG, PNG, PDF or WILL files. Press the button on the smartpad to transfer your handwritten notes or sketches to the digital world - via Bluetooth - to your smartphone or tablet.

Register for the free Inkspace cloud service* to convert your handwritten notes to text, intuitively tag your ideas on paper, or export them as DOC format. Sync your ideas with the cloud and forward them to services including Dropbox, Evernote and OneNote.

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*Access to Inkspace cloud service requires creation of a Wacom ID and internet access.

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Bamboo Paper

Bamboo Paper, an app that turns your mobile device into a paper notebook, is the perfect complement to the Wacom Inkspace app. You can easily further edit and refine your captured thoughts and ideas in Bamboo Paper. The app offers different color palettes, tools and the ability to add and annotate on images. For easy sharing and syncing content, Bamboo Paper also has the Inkspace cloud service integrated.

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Work smarter, not harder

Upgrade your way of working, note-taking and thinking. Create, store, synchronize, edit and enhance your ideas and thoughts with Bamboo Slate and leading cloud services and apps.

Team up

Take handwritten notes in class or in a meeting – just as usual. Then use Bamboo Slate to convert your ideas to digital and edit, enhance and share them.

Sketcher's delight

If sketching is your passion, Bamboo Slate is just right for you. Make your sketches in ballpoint pen and use the editable digital ink to add strokes, color or highlights.


Notepads, A4, large

3-pack of A4/letter size notepads designed to fit perfectly with your large version of Bamboo Folio and Bamboo Slate.

Notepads, A5, small

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

Ink Cartridges

D2 refill, 3-pack of ink cartridges for your Wacom Ballpoint pen.


  • Size

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    Available in small & large sizes
  • Basic Control

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    Requires Wacom Inkspace app

  • Ergonomics

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    Right or Left-handed use
  • Color

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    Medium grey with
    orange accent color
  • Connection

    usb connection bluetooth
    Micro-USB, Bluetooth®
  • Compatibility 

    Windows, Android™, Apple
  • Ergonomics Right or Left-handed use
  • Color Medium grey with orange accent color
  • Type Smartpad
  • Size Bamboo Slate, Large: Approximately:
    330 x 254 x 7 mm
    Bamboo Slate, Small: Approximately:
    249 x 186 x 7 mm
  • Active area Bamboo Slate, Large: Approximately A4 / letter (210 × 297 mm)
    Bamboo Slate, Small: Approximately A5 / half letter (140 × 216 mm)
  • Pressure Levels 1024
  • Model Bamboo Slate A4: CDS810S
    Bamboo Slate A5: CDS610S
  • Pen Ballpoint pen
  • Weight Bamboo Slate, Large: 472 g (smartpad) / 17 g (pen)
    Bamboo Slate, Small: 264 g (smartpad) / 17 g (pen)
  • Cable included Yes
  • Technology Patented electromagnetic resonance method
  • System requirements Bluetooth® enabled iOS / Android /
    Windows 10 / Mac devices with
    Wacom Inkspace app*, internet connection,
    notepad thickness about 80 pages (<8 mm)
  • Warranty 1 year in USA , Canada, Central America, South America, The Caribbean, and Asia Pacific. 2 years in Europe, Africa, and Middle East
  • What's included Bamboo Slate, pen with one extra refill, notepad, micro USB cable, quick start guide (smartphone and tablet not included)
  • Additional accessories For Bamboo Slate , large: notepads
    (A4/letter, 3 pack), replacement pen,
    replacement ink cartridges
    For Bamboo Slate , small: notepads
    (A4/Half Letter, 3 pack), replacement pen, replacement ink cartridges
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