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Surface-Lit DrawingBoard

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Improve the clarity and focal point of designs with Surface-Lit DrawingBoard. The large-format digitizer includes a thin layer of LED backlighting engineered for superior illumination. Surface-Lit DrawingBoard guarantees the highest level of data integrity available today. PLEASE CALL US TO ORDER

Less Energy. More Power.

Work in comfort and design highly effective, target specific layouts. Surface-Lit DrawingBoard is energy-efficient and encompasses a cool working surface that consumes less than half the energy of conventional back-lit tablets. Create powerful drawings while saving big on energy costs.

Perfect Workspace

Lightweight and thin profile design fits into any environment, whether it’s in the office or in the field. Simple setup includes attaching the LED panel to the digitizer with mounting arms.

Extend Reach for Greater Accuracy

Expand capabilities with advanced positioning grid technology for detailed precision. Surface-Lit DrawingBoard is compatible with all leading Mapping and Computer-Aided Design (CAD) hardware and software applications, including Intergraph® and MicroStation®.




Platform Support PC
Software Drivers Microsoft Windows® 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, 7 and 8
Hardware Interface USB, RS-232 Serial (Requires optional Power Supply)
Absolute Accuracy ±0.010 in (±0.254 mm) (with standard accuracy corded DB6 cursor)
±0.025 in (±0.635 mm) (with corded DB6 pen)
Resolution Up to 12,700 lines per inch/500 lines per mm real resolution
Repeatability 1 LSB (least significant bit)
Proximity >0.4 in / 10.2 mm, cordless; >0.8 in / 20.3 mm, corded
0.5 in / 12.7 mm
Self-Diagnostics Automatic testing RAM, ROM and microprocessor
Baud Rate Up to 38,400
Data Rate Up to 200 coordinate pairs per second
Technology Electromagnetic
Output Formats 32 industry-standard formats
Cursor Switches Elastomeric keypad, rated life over 1 million actuations
Emulations CalComp 3400, GTCO T5A, Summagraphics Microgrid
Operating Modes Point, line, run, track, incremental, prompt
Power Supply Universal power supply 120V-240V
No power supply required for USB connection
Power Requirements 5 Volts, DC, 100 mA current draw (USB)
9 Volts, DC, 200 mA current draw (with Power Supply)
Certification UL 1950, EN60950, FCC, VCCI, CE, EN55024, EN55022, Industry Canada
Operating Temperature 41 to 115°F/5 to 46°C
Storage Temperature 0 to 150°F/-18 to 68°C
Humidity Range 10 to 95%, noncondensing
Altitude Range 0 to 10,000 ft./0 to 3,077 m
Warranty One-year limited warranty; extended warranty available - U.S. only
Included Components - DrawingBoard VI digitizer
- Surface-Lit panel
- Surface-Lit panel power supply
- 6 thumb screws
- 4 short mounting arms
- 2 long mounting arms
- USB cable
- CD with Windows Drivers and User's Manual
- Pointing device
- 2 Tabletop feet


Model Active Area Footprint Weight Average Shipping Weight
DB6-2024 20 x 24 in/508 x 609.6 mm 29 x 34 in/737 x 864 mm 13 lbs./5.9 kg 31 lbs./17.7 kg

Transducer Options
- Corded Stylus Pen
- 4-button cursor
- 16-button cursor
Optional Equipment
- RS-232 Serial kit (Power supply and cable)
USA Office

Address: 1480 Gulf Road, Suite 837,
PO Box 1364
Point Roberts, WA 98281

Western Canada - Vancouver BC

Tel:1.800.663.6001 or 1.604.925.6150
Address: 2454 Haywood Ave
West Vancouver, BC V7V 1Y1

Eastern Canada - Markham, Ontario

Tel:1.800.465.0164 or 1.905.513.7027