A Mighty Pen

The pen may be mightier than the sword, but what about the stylus? The more typing and swiping we do, the more indispensable a digital stylus becomes. So which is mightier? With a Unitrex TouchPen, you don't have to choose between a touchscreen stylus and a conventional pen. You get both in one slick package. The creator, Les Wagenheim, developed the multitasking TouchPen for his wife, who had trouble using touchscreen devices with long fingernails. One end functions as a touchpad stylus with conductive properties so you can type, swipe and scroll with precision… and without smudging your smartphone or tablet screen with fingerprints. When you want to use a regular pen, simply remove the pen cover (6-inch JAZZ model) or twist the barrel (4-inch PALM version) to reveal a pen point. Texting, typing, swiping and scrolling have become part of our everyday routines, but that doesn't mean we're ready to give up pen and paper. With an ergonomic TouchPen, you can jump from paperwork to pixels without missing a Tweet.

Unitrex

TouchPens

A Mighty Pen

The pen may be mightier than the sword, but what about the stylus? The more typing and swiping we do, the more indispensable a digital stylus becomes. So which is mightier? With a Unitrex TouchPen, you don't have to choose between a touchscreen stylus and a conventional pen. You get both in one slick package. The creator, Les Wagenheim, developed the multitasking TouchPen for his wife, who had trouble using touchscreen devices with long fingernails. One end functions as a touchpad stylus with conductive properties so you can type, swipe and scroll with precision… and without smudging your smartphone or tablet screen with fingerprints. When you want to use a regular pen, simply remove the pen cover (6-inch JAZZ model) or twist the barrel (4-inch PALM version) to reveal a pen point. Texting, typing, swiping and scrolling have become part of our everyday routines, but that doesn't mean we're ready to give up pen and paper. With an ergonomic TouchPen, you can jump from paperwork to pixels without missing a Tweet.

Grommet Launch Conversation

Grommet Launch Conversation

  • Les
    Les

    Hi Daily Grommet, I'm Les and I'm here to talk to you about touchscreen pens. I'm happy to answer any questions, thanks!

  •  Lori
    Lori
    3/20/2013 12:09 PM

    I have a galaxy, can I use any one of these. Love this idea!!

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 12:11 PM

    Sure Lori, they all would work perfect on a Galaxy ;)

  • KATHIE
    KATHIE
    3/20/2013 12:18 PM

    Can this ship to Canada? I have a techy niece who would love this.

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 12:22 PM

    @KATHIE TURNBULL Sure Kathie, we do it all the time. Do you celebrate Easter there?

  • KATHIE
    KATHIE
    3/20/2013 1:38 PM

    @Les Wagenheim in Canada? yes, although I am in the states. Strange question

  •  Judy
    Judy
    3/20/2013 12:20 PM

    Are the pens refillable? If so, is it a commonly found refill?

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 12:23 PM

    @ Judy Absolutely, the factory is the premier maker of writing instruments in the world.

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 12:25 PM

    @ Judy Refills may be obtained at any office supply store, but it will be a long time until you need one....

  •  Judy
    Judy
    3/20/2013 12:52 PM

    @Les Wagenheim Thanks for getting back to me!

  •  Robin Boyter
    Robin Boyter
    3/20/2013 12:21 PM

    I love new tech! I love people that come up with answers to make it better and easier! I am going to use the ink pen part on my new Whitelines notebook to draw and write notes, then use the other end to get the info on to the phone. Thank you so much!

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 12:24 PM

    @ Robin Boyter You sound artistic, must be left handed like me!

  •  Nina C
    Nina C
    3/20/2013 12:50 PM

    I know you say it will work on all devices but does that include the NOOK HD?

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 1:04 PM

    @ Nina C Yes, we guarantee it, and also that you will love it even when not in use;)

  • Elisabeth
    Elisabeth
    3/20/2013 1:19 PM

    Does it work with Wacom Tablets by any chance?

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 1:26 PM

    @Elisabeth Woodruff Yes, 100% for sure. And practice your penmanship from writing checks to love letters ;p

  • Elisabeth
    Elisabeth
    3/20/2013 2:20 PM

    @Les Wagenheim So you mean I could edit photos and draw in photoshop with a Wacom Tablet using this pen? Does it include pressure sensitivity?

  •  Marianne
    Marianne
    3/20/2013 1:39 PM

    What is the difference between the Jazz and Palm that causes the price differential?

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 1:45 PM

    @ Marianne Good question, the Jazz has an anodized aluminum cover. Also, the amount of material (silicon rubber) is greater. The mold is also a bit complicated due to the shape and a bit larger as well.

  • Nancy
    Nancy
    3/20/2013 2:45 PM

    What type of point is on the pen-fine,medium, or whatever? Are they refillable? I assume they are ballponts.

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 2:48 PM

    @Nancy Garneau Yes Nancy, they are refillable, standard Parker style for the Jazz and Cross for the others. Med point blue ink, smooth as silk...You won't be able to keep your hands off it.

  •  S. Gilbertson
    S. Gilbertson
    3/20/2013 2:53 PM

    When you take the cap off, can you put the cap on the other end of the pen and will it stay put? This is important to me. If it doesn't attach firmly I will lose the cap within the first week of use. Also, do you have any return policy?

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 3:25 PM

    @ S. Gilbertson Ahah, we thought of that because you and I think the same way. The cap on the Jazz fits on the opposite side when using the stylus. And we do accept returns if you are not satisfied. I am sure it will become one of your most favorite possessions.

  • English
    English
    3/20/2013 3:39 PM

    Since the Palm pen does not have a cap on the ink end, does it twist to close?

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 3:55 PM

    @English Atkins Yep, twist to extend and again to retract. Nice and compact to fit in the smallest places.

  • English
    English
    3/20/2013 4:11 PM

    @Les Wagenheim - Great! Buying one now. :)

  •  marlene
    marlene
    3/20/2013 4:06 PM

    Does it ever skip..Is it constant in it's performance?

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 5:09 PM

    @ marlene Hi Marlene, we guarantee it. Smooth as silk. The refills are of the finest quality, I promise!

  •  Shelly Sloan
    Shelly Sloan
    3/20/2013 4:13 PM

    Les Wagenheim?? I used to knw a guy by that name; he was a pretty good guy but a crappy tennis player...

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 5:12 PM

    @ Shelly Sloan Yeah Shelly, some of us are still hard at work. Gave up tennis and all those good times. Now set, game, match with every order of TouchPens.

  •  Barb
    Barb
    3/20/2013 4:34 PM

    Can the ink cartridge be replaced when it runs out of ink? If so, where is it available.?

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 5:14 PM

    @ Barb If you can find an Office Max, Office Depot, or any stationery supply store, you can get a replacement refill. Parker style for the Jazz and Cross for the others. But they last a long long time.

  •  Jackie
    Jackie
    3/20/2013 6:58 PM

    I bought several TouchPens because I love the colors and styles. I keep one handy everywhere I use my devices. After getting used to the comfort of the pen and the convenience of the stylus, I never go anywhere without my TouchPens.

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 9:36 PM

    @ Jackie Jackie, your remind me a lot of my mother! keep buying...

  • Sally
    Sally
    3/20/2013 8:10 PM

    Does it ever come with black ink?

  • Amy
    Amy – Grommet Team
    3/20/2013 8:35 PM

    @Sally Dominguez St John

    Hi Sally,

    Good question. It appears that it comes with blue ink, although if refills are readily available at any office supply store, it's likely you can refill with black ink too. I'm checking with Les to be certain. Stay tuned.

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 9:39 PM

    @Sally Dominguez St John Hi Sally, we debated about blue or black. Since lawyers and other professionals often require blue ink, and I kind of like the retro look myself, the refills come with blue. You can replace with standard black refill anytime and from any office supply store....Parker style for Jazz and Cross style for the others. Try the blue for a while, you may fall in love with the look.

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 9:39 PM

    @Sally Dominguez St John Hi Sally, we debated about blue or black. Since lawyers and other professionals often require blue ink, and I kind of like the retro look myself, the refills come with blue. You can replace with standard black refill anytime and from any office supply store....Parker style for Jazz and Cross style for the others. Try the blue for a while, you may fall in love with the look.

The launch day conversation has ended. Please direct further questions about this Grommet to our Community Experience Team.

 

Unitrex

TouchPens

A Mighty Pen

The pen may be mightier than the sword, but what about the stylus? The more typing and swiping we do, the more indispensable a digital stylus becomes. So which is mightier? With a Unitrex TouchPen, you don't have to choose between a touchscreen stylus and a conventional pen. You get both in one slick package.

The creator, Les Wagenheim, developed the multitasking TouchPen for his wife, who had trouble using touchscreen devices with long fingernails. One end functions as a touchpad stylus with conductive properties
so you can type, swipe and scroll with precision… and without smudging your smartphone or tablet screen with fingerprints. When you want to use a regular pen, simply remove the pen cover (6-inch JAZZ model) or twist the barrel (4-inch PALM version) to reveal a pen point.

Texting, typing, swiping and scrolling have become part of our everyday routines, but that doesn't mean we're ready to give up pen and paper. With an ergonomic TouchPen, you can jump from paperwork to pixels without missing a Tweet.
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Grommet Launch Conversation

  • Les
    Les

    Hi Daily Grommet, I'm Les and I'm here to talk to you about touchscreen pens. I'm happy to answer any questions, thanks!

  •  Lori
    Lori
    3/20/2013 12:09 PM

    I have a galaxy, can I use any one of these. Love this idea!!

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 12:11 PM

    Sure Lori, they all would work perfect on a Galaxy ;)

  • KATHIE
    KATHIE
    3/20/2013 12:18 PM

    Can this ship to Canada? I have a techy niece who would love this.

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 12:22 PM

    @KATHIE TURNBULL Sure Kathie, we do it all the time. Do you celebrate Easter there?

  • KATHIE
    KATHIE
    3/20/2013 1:38 PM

    @Les Wagenheim in Canada? yes, although I am in the states. Strange question

  •  Judy
    Judy
    3/20/2013 12:20 PM

    Are the pens refillable? If so, is it a commonly found refill?

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 12:23 PM

    @ Judy Absolutely, the factory is the premier maker of writing instruments in the world.

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 12:25 PM

    @ Judy Refills may be obtained at any office supply store, but it will be a long time until you need one....

  •  Judy
    Judy
    3/20/2013 12:52 PM

    @Les Wagenheim Thanks for getting back to me!

  •  Robin Boyter
    Robin Boyter
    3/20/2013 12:21 PM

    I love new tech! I love people that come up with answers to make it better and easier! I am going to use the ink pen part on my new Whitelines notebook to draw and write notes, then use the other end to get the info on to the phone. Thank you so much!

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 12:24 PM

    @ Robin Boyter You sound artistic, must be left handed like me!

  •  Nina C
    Nina C
    3/20/2013 12:50 PM

    I know you say it will work on all devices but does that include the NOOK HD?

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 1:04 PM

    @ Nina C Yes, we guarantee it, and also that you will love it even when not in use;)

  • Elisabeth
    Elisabeth
    3/20/2013 1:19 PM

    Does it work with Wacom Tablets by any chance?

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 1:26 PM

    @Elisabeth Woodruff Yes, 100% for sure. And practice your penmanship from writing checks to love letters ;p

  • Elisabeth
    Elisabeth
    3/20/2013 2:20 PM

    @Les Wagenheim So you mean I could edit photos and draw in photoshop with a Wacom Tablet using this pen? Does it include pressure sensitivity?

  •  Marianne
    Marianne
    3/20/2013 1:39 PM

    What is the difference between the Jazz and Palm that causes the price differential?

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 1:45 PM

    @ Marianne Good question, the Jazz has an anodized aluminum cover. Also, the amount of material (silicon rubber) is greater. The mold is also a bit complicated due to the shape and a bit larger as well.

  • Nancy
    Nancy
    3/20/2013 2:45 PM

    What type of point is on the pen-fine,medium, or whatever? Are they refillable? I assume they are ballponts.

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 2:48 PM

    @Nancy Garneau Yes Nancy, they are refillable, standard Parker style for the Jazz and Cross for the others. Med point blue ink, smooth as silk...You won't be able to keep your hands off it.

  •  S. Gilbertson
    S. Gilbertson
    3/20/2013 2:53 PM

    When you take the cap off, can you put the cap on the other end of the pen and will it stay put? This is important to me. If it doesn't attach firmly I will lose the cap within the first week of use. Also, do you have any return policy?

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 3:25 PM

    @ S. Gilbertson Ahah, we thought of that because you and I think the same way. The cap on the Jazz fits on the opposite side when using the stylus. And we do accept returns if you are not satisfied. I am sure it will become one of your most favorite possessions.

  • English
    English
    3/20/2013 3:39 PM

    Since the Palm pen does not have a cap on the ink end, does it twist to close?

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 3:55 PM

    @English Atkins Yep, twist to extend and again to retract. Nice and compact to fit in the smallest places.

  • English
    English
    3/20/2013 4:11 PM

    @Les Wagenheim - Great! Buying one now. :)

  •  marlene
    marlene
    3/20/2013 4:06 PM

    Does it ever skip..Is it constant in it's performance?

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 5:09 PM

    @ marlene Hi Marlene, we guarantee it. Smooth as silk. The refills are of the finest quality, I promise!

  •  Shelly Sloan
    Shelly Sloan
    3/20/2013 4:13 PM

    Les Wagenheim?? I used to knw a guy by that name; he was a pretty good guy but a crappy tennis player...

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 5:12 PM

    @ Shelly Sloan Yeah Shelly, some of us are still hard at work. Gave up tennis and all those good times. Now set, game, match with every order of TouchPens.

  •  Barb
    Barb
    3/20/2013 4:34 PM

    Can the ink cartridge be replaced when it runs out of ink? If so, where is it available.?

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 5:14 PM

    @ Barb If you can find an Office Max, Office Depot, or any stationery supply store, you can get a replacement refill. Parker style for the Jazz and Cross for the others. But they last a long long time.

  •  Jackie
    Jackie
    3/20/2013 6:58 PM

    I bought several TouchPens because I love the colors and styles. I keep one handy everywhere I use my devices. After getting used to the comfort of the pen and the convenience of the stylus, I never go anywhere without my TouchPens.

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 9:36 PM

    @ Jackie Jackie, your remind me a lot of my mother! keep buying...

  • Sally
    Sally
    3/20/2013 8:10 PM

    Does it ever come with black ink?

  • Amy
    Amy – Grommet Team
    3/20/2013 8:35 PM

    @Sally Dominguez St John

    Hi Sally,

    Good question. It appears that it comes with blue ink, although if refills are readily available at any office supply store, it's likely you can refill with black ink too. I'm checking with Les to be certain. Stay tuned.

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 9:39 PM

    @Sally Dominguez St John Hi Sally, we debated about blue or black. Since lawyers and other professionals often require blue ink, and I kind of like the retro look myself, the refills come with blue. You can replace with standard black refill anytime and from any office supply store....Parker style for Jazz and Cross style for the others. Try the blue for a while, you may fall in love with the look.

  • Les
    Les – Special Guest
    3/20/2013 9:39 PM

    @Sally Dominguez St John Hi Sally, we debated about blue or black. Since lawyers and other professionals often require blue ink, and I kind of like the retro look myself, the refills come with blue. You can replace with standard black refill anytime and from any office supply store....Parker style for Jazz and Cross style for the others. Try the blue for a while, you may fall in love with the look.

The launch day conversation has ended. Please direct further questions about this Grommet to our Community Experience Team.