First, make sure that your device has Bluetooth® smart technology enabled. Then download and open the Wacom Inkspace app from your device's app store. The Wacom Inkspace app will guide you through the pairing process for your Bluetooth enabled iOS or Android™ devices. For more information, visit www.wacom.com/getting-started/bamboo-slate-folio-getting-started.
Charge your Bamboo Slate or Bamboo Folio by using the included USB cable and plugging it into your computer or any other USB charger.
The Wacom Inkspace app will guide you through the pairing process. In addition, make sure your Bamboo Slate or Bamboo Folio is turn on. Then press and hold the button for about 6 second until the LED start blinking blue. Please note the LED will turn off for less than 3 second before it starts blinking blue.
Yes, to learn more about Bamboo Spark, visit our getting started page at www.wacom.com/getting-started/bamboo-slate-folio-getting-started.
To turn your Bamboo Spark on and off, use the multi-function button on the lower-left side, and press and hold for about 3 sec until the LED turns green.
To power off, hold and press the button for about 6 sec until the LED turns off.
Press the ‘Multi-function’ button to wake up your Bamboo Slate or Bamboo Folio.
The Bamboo Spark goes into sleep mode after 15 minutes of inactivity. To wake the Bamboo Slate or Bamboo Folio, press the button. To save power, turn off the power when not using the Bamboo Slate or Bamboo Folio.
It takes approximately 2.5 hours to fully charge your Bamboo Slate or Bamboo Folio.
The Bamboo Slate or Bamboo Folio battery will last up to around 8 hours with continuous use.
It is necessary to use the Bamboo Slate or Bamboo Folio pen. It contains technology that communicates with the Bamboo Slate or Bamboo Folio.
Yes, the Bamboo Slate and Bamboo Folio supports 1024 levels of pressure sensitivity. There will be some movement at the tip of the pen, as the pressure switch within the pen must allow for a certain degree of movement. If you feel that the movement is excessive, go to wacom.com and click on "Support”.
Yes, you can use your Bamboo Slate pen with another Bamboo Slate or Bamboo Folio.
For accessories including notepads and other product options, go to wacom.com and click on "Store."
Yes, you can use the back side of your paper, as long as it covers the active area of the Bamboo Slate and Bamboo Folio.
Yes, you can use most office-sized paper, up to 80 pages or approximately 8 mm or ~0.3 inch thick with the Bamboo Slate or Bamboo Folio, but only work captured in the active area will be transferred to the digital version. For that reason, we recommend using A5 paper (148 x 210 mm or 5.8 x 8.3 inches). The Bamboo Spark is designed for use with standard A5 size office notepads that open from the top.
Yes, the standard Rhodia notebooks with up to 80 pages is compatible with Bamboo Slate and Bamboo Folio.
Yes, you can use your Bamboo Slate and Bamboo Folio with different devices as long as the device is compatible. See our compatibility list at wacom.com/comp. However, you can only connect Bamboo Slate and Bamboo Folio to one device at a time. It is possible to install and use Wacom Inkspace app on multiple devices though. To access notes on a web, go to inkspace.wacom.com.
|Blue blinking||Bluetooth pairing|
|Blue solid||Power on, page has content|
|Green solid||Power on, page is empty|
|Orange blinking||Low battery|
|Orange solid||Battery charging|
|Red solid||Memory full|
The Wacom Inkspace app can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.
The active area on the Bamboo Slate and Bamboo Folio is the writing or drawing area where the pen is detected. This area is roughly the size of A5 paper for the small Bamboo Slate, and A4 paper for the large Bamboo Slate and Bamboo Folio.
Yes, as long as all writing is captured within the active area of the Bamboo Slate and Bamboo Folio you can write to the edges and corners of the paper. The active area is defined as the area inside the rectangular stitches on the smartpad where you insert the notepad.
Yes, you can adjust page orientation in the Bamboo Spark app settings. Go to the general settings and look for “Device Orientation,” where you change the page orientation of your Bamboo Spark by 90 degrees.
Yes, but only use a plastic ruler as a metal ruler will interfere with the functionality of your Bamboo Slate and Bamboo Folio.
As with any electronic device, other Bluetooth and Radio Signals may cause interference with the Bamboo Slate and Bamboo Folio. If you experience any interference, try moving to a new location at least 30 feet from your previous location and try again. For questions or concerns please contact Wacom Customer Care.