1. TheMelonOfWater's Avatar
    I had the Surface Pro 2 for many years and I really enjoyed it. It was super helpful in University to take math notes and such with the stylus. I ended up dropping it and it smashing the screen so I decided to upgrade to the Surface Pro 3. I went with the Pro 3 instead of the Pro 4 (or the newer 'Pro') because it was like half the price and I didn't see much difference.

    Anyways, the stylus on the Pro 3 is absolute junk compared to the Pro 2. When I draw a diagonal line (slowly), it creates horrible looking jittery line instead of perfect straight like the Pro 2. From what I've read online this is just how the Pro 3 functions, it's completely normal, and nothing can be done about it.... But I find it hard to believe that it would be this bad! This inaccuracy really affects the legibility of my math notes. I might as well just go back to pen and paper or use my smashed Pro 2. Here is a video I took that shows how terrible the accuracy of the stylus is:



    Is this normal? Does your Surface Pro 3 do the same thing? I should also mention that Re-calibrating the stylus as well as reinstalling the drivers has no effect on this... It appears to be completely hardware related.
    10-24-2017 03:43 PM
  2. anon(7901790)'s Avatar
    I haven't had that problem and I've had my SP3 for over 3 years. What app are you using?
    11-07-2017 05:52 PM
  3. anon(7901790)'s Avatar
    I've tried to replicate your results and can't. It's either a problem with your pen or the digitizer.
    11-08-2017 01:24 PM

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