The case of the missing tablet pen

Preamble

A friend obtained a Genius MousePen 8×6, which unfortunately was lacking the tablet pen.

MousePen 8x6
MousePen 8×6

eBay

Some clones are available, such as the Huion:

Huion Tablet Pen
Huion Tablet Pen

It supports:

Huion Professional Wireless Graphics Drawing Tablet D Pen — Battery Stylus P68

 

 

  • Suits for all Huion Graphic Tablets ( except for GT serial, such as GT-190 / GT-220). Not suitable for iPad, Microsoft Surface Pro.
  • Easy to use, has two Customize Buttons on it.
  • Need to buy an AAA battery yourself.
  • 2048 Levels of Pen Pressure
  • Technology: Electromagnetic Digitizer
  • No battery inside, you need to buy it yourself.
 
Product Description

Huion Professional Wireless Graphic Drawing Replacement Tablet Pen – Battery Cell (P68) adopts a new and sensitive technology, and is capable of freeing your creativity as never before.2048 Levels of Pen Pressure

Thanks to the 2048 levels of pen pressure it conveys, you can paint or draw or sketch smoothly on your Huion Graphic Tablet.
Designed for Designer, Artist, Teacher, Architect and Student

There is an automatic shutdown after about 30 minutes without use so you don’t have to worry when you forget to turn it off.

 
Huion P608 / P608N
Huion H580
Huion H610
Huion H690
Huion 580
UC-Logic / Lapazz WP8060
UC-Logic / Lapazz PF1209
UC-Logic / Lapazz Artistic Tablet 5540
Trust 16486 
Trust 16447 
Trust 15356 
Trust 15357 (TB-6300) Sketch Design Tablet 
MonoPrice 8×6
MonoPrice 4×3
Monoprice / Pickle 10×6.25
Medion / Tevion MD 41217
Manhattan 8″x6″
Manhattan 3″x4″
Iball Pen Tablet 8060U
Iball Pen Tablet 5540U
Iball Pen Tablet 4030U
Iball Design Tablet PF1209
Genius PenSketch 9×12
Genius MousePen i608
Genius MousePen 8×6
Genius MousePen / WizardPen 5×4
Genius G-Pen 450 & 4500
Genius G-Pen / EasyPen 340
Genius EasyPen i405
DigiPro WP8060
DigiPro WP5540
Aiptek HyperPen 10000U
Adesso CyberTablet Z7
Adesso CyberTablet 12000
Adesso CT-12000A
 
Not compatible with Wacom Pen Graphicss Tablet
Huion Nibs
Huion Nibs

Steps to Replace a Pen Nib
Step 1. Use a removal tool (included in the original box when you buy a Huion tablet) to take the old nib out of your stylus.
Step 2. Put a new nib in your stylus and push it until you hear a slight “”click”” sound.

Suitable for all Huion branded graphic stylus.

Links

Issues with tablet

When I plugged it in to the MacBook’s USB the green LED lit up. I fired up VMWare Fusion, and started a Windows 7 VM. However, the green LED went out and then it was not possible to select the tablet using the Virtual Machine->USB Devices menu.

 

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