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Sat Aug 13 09:18:47 MDT 2016

to: subject: Huion support. 1060 plus, 680s

My office system and laptop are both running Debian. I am researching purchasing a Huion support 1060 plus for the office and a Huion 680s for the laptop.

I found one mailing list thread on the Huion 1060 plus:

I’m currently using these application: inkscape, gimp, freecad, openscad.

Before I do the buys, I’d like to hear about support for these 2 tablets. If there are issues, what alternatives would be currently recommended?

Later, Craig Anderson

Huion 680s 8x6

Krita isn’t much fun without a pressure sensitive tablet. If the tablet has been properly configured, Krita works with Wacom, Huion and other uc-logic based tablets, on Windows and Linux (look below for more infos on Huion Linux support).

$40 at amazon prime Huion 8 x 6 Inches Digital Graphic Drawing Tablet - 680s Black

  • Drawing surface: 8-by-6 inches
  • 2048 levels of pen pressure sensitivity for precise pressure control product page

Huion 1060 plus - new

search phrase: Huion 1060 plus linux

$87 at amazon prime 10” x 6.25” Huion 1060 PLUS Graphic Drawing Tablet with 8GB MicroSD Card

youtube Nicolas11x12TECHX - HUION 1060 Plus Graphics Drawing Tablet Review

An Amazon review

TL;DR So anyone considering the 1060 Pro+ should really just get the 1060 Plus

Is there any difference in the surface of the 1060 compared to the h610 pro?


The 1060 pro+ and the h610 pro have identical technical specs except for the Micro SD card slot. I have been comparing these two tablets for some time, and I thought I would add a few more differences for people comparing the two. One other important thing to note for people looking to buy one of these. The 1060 Pro+ and the 1060 Pro are the same tablet, they’re just listed differently here on amazon. THERE IS A DIFFERENT 1060, the 1060 Plus, which is an UPGRADE to the 1060 Pro+ (or Pro, same tablet). The 1060 Plus includes support for all 12 hot keys. Now that that’s been explained, I will move on to the full comparison.

1)Althought the 1060 pro+ technically has 12 physical buttons, the software only supports 8, and it is not likely that support will be added in the future, as most of their tablets only have 8 buttons. The upgraded model, the 1060 Plus, has full support for the 12 physical buttons.

2)The physical dimensions of the tablet itself differs slightly between models. All 3, the H610 Pro, the 1060 Pro+ and the 1060 Plus have the same physical dimensions of 360mmx240mmx10mm. The 1060s, however, have a listed reading distance of .4”, where the H610 Pro is listed as .6”, so i suspect that either the drawing surface is either slightly recessed on the 1060s, or that they are sligtly slimmer, and the reason for the depth dimension being the same as the H610 Pro is that the buttons stick out a bit instead of being slightly recessed. The H610 is slightly lighter, at 635g. Both 1060s are 770g.

3)It appears that the Huion logo in between the physical buttons on the left hand side may light up a blue color during use. I’m not positive, but it looks like it from the pictures that are displayed here. Purely cosmetic, only worth mentioning because of how few differences there are between the two.

Aside from the Micro SD card functionality and the physical button layout, the H610 and 1060 Pro+ are almost identical. I personally prefer the recessed buttons, and the button layout of the H610 Pro as I am left handed and was concerned about pressing the buttons by accident, but all of the Huions I have mentioned have support for inverting the tablet for left handed use. The on screen hot buttons will be upside down when inverted, but having 16 upside-down hot buttons is much better than no hot buttons at all (Like other budget comptetitors, or even Wacom) Between the H610 Pro and the 1060 Pro+, I probably would have chosen the H610 Pro just because I prefer the button layout a little better, and was willing to sacrifice the SD card slot for it. But the 1060 Plus changes all of that with the addition of 4 more buttons. I will be getting a 1060 Plus in order to gain the added Micro SD card slot feature (up to 64GB) and 4 extra physical buttons. If you want support for the extra physical buttons, MAKE SURE TO GET THE 1060 PLUS, NOT THE 1060 Pro or Pro+.

Edit: I read a Huion post on Tumblr where they also state that the 1060 plus includes an 8gb Micro SD card, along with an upgraded drawing surface texture that is smoother and doesn’t make as much noise as previous ones. On DeviantArt I read a post from a happy 1060 Plus owner that confirms it actually does have a smoother, more quiet texture. So anyone considering the 1060 Pro+ should really just get the 1060 Plus instead, you get an 8gb card instead of a 4gb one, support for the 4 extra buttons, and a finer drawing surface texture for ten dollars more. Hopefully Amazon will stock them soon so that we don’t have to wait two weeks or more for shipping from China.

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Wacom Tablets

USB series

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youtube Lean13 - Drawing on the Huion H610 Pro