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Are Styli's safe to use on an iPad's screen?

Discussion in 'iPad 3 Forum' started by marty1990, Jul 23, 2012.

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    Just ordered the Wacom Bamboo Styli for my iPad 3, as I need it for iDraw.

    Am wondering whether these types of styli are safe to use on iPad screens? Do they cause any damage on any ill effect to the screen?
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    Unless there are sharp points you may touch the screen with... I do have one of the cheapest, china made stylus, using it for almost a year now without screen protector with no damage (noticed).
    However, I had to use some ducttape to get the silicone-point back into position once, but now it eben looks cool ;)

    ☠ stay safe ☠ stay legal ☠
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    Sorry, is that to is won't damage it, or they aren't safe on the screen?
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    If it is made with a rubber or fiber tip there is no way it can damage the screen of an iPad. The kind with the microfiber tips seem to work best in my experience.

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