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Bamboo fun pen feels ridged

My bamboo fun pen feels ridged and does not work except for the eraser

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  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2008

    I have the same problem, my pen is not working except for the eraser. Is there anything I can do to fix it?

  • ozonrevac Mar 19, 2008

    I have the same damn problem.. only eraser working!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2008

    same!!! im so confused! what can we do? my tip stopped suddenly and only my eraser responds

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2008

    yes, I have the same problem please help. tip of pen not working but eraser working

  • Isathara Apr 12, 2008

    Same here! I've only actually been using it for around two weeks, and suddenly my stylus just stops responding!

  • cottin
    cottin Apr 15, 2008

    damnit! same here! and my active area isnt responding the way it should be, ive tried every trick in the book and i am this close to smashing the damn thing up!

  • Anonymous May 11, 2008

    no. replacing the pen nib doesn't works for everyone. I try. i get same results too..

  • hibiskiss Jul 03, 2008

    I had the same problem. Mine stopped working after about a week of me getting it. I've been able to continue using the eraser end of it, but not the pen end. Anbd I tried replacing the tip and had no result.



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Mike's solution works! Just re-writing to better understanding.
1. Remove the erase and pen tip. The erase part shows off and magnet. Be careful to do not pull this, because it's wires are solded inside. 2. Remove the button and carefully, starting by near button part, remove the plastic locker. 2.a Just pull this plastic a little and then, slide it from erase side to tip side otherwise, you will crack it. 3. It's time to open the pen itself. Just hold one side and pull the other one carefully.
My problem and also Mike's are the magnet that was broken. Probably your too.
4. To test, join the magnet holding tight and test if you table recognizes the pen tip. 5. Get a super-bonder or any good glue. Hold the magnet tight joining both parts(still close by a wire). 6. Reassembly and get back to life!

Posted on Oct 10, 2008

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I had the same problem with only the eraser working but I fixed mine though it was kind of risky... I had to disassemble the pen. I think this voids the warranty so, do it at your own risk. OK, so this is how I did it: 1) I first took off the tip and the eraser (only the cap, not the coil inside) using my teeth as suggested in here! 2) I pulled the two parts of the pen away in the middle *carefully and slowly* for about half a centimetre, then unhinged the blue plastic (not the one with the buttons, the one one the "rear" side) 3) When the rear slid off, I unhinged the "buttons" plastic and the whole circuit could come off easily. I noticed that the front coil had a broken core (the cylinder that holds the wire in place). I used super-glue and voila!!! Problem solved! 

Posted on Jul 30, 2008


I've done what was described in here and glued the magnet back on the pen tip but it doesnt function the same anymore. Anyway thanks for the tips.

Posted on Oct 30, 2008

In my case the coil from the pen had one of its terminals broken
(poor soldering). Fixed it by re soldering the same.

Posted on Aug 10, 2008

All you need to do is replace your pen tip. when you bought the bamboo you should have also been given three replacement nibs, just pull the current one out, with like your teeth or plyers of something, and push the new one in. tell me is that doesnt work

Posted on May 01, 2008

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