The Donic Waldner Senso Ultra Carbon is a very affordable Carbon blade at around $60. Senso is Donic's term for hollow handle blades. This reduces the overall weight by several grams, but makes the paddle feel a bit head-heavy. The carbon in this blade makes it peppy but not uncontrollable. This blade might have the slightest lack of control but this is mostly due to high ball velocities. that I would say it is an ideal speed for a proficient attacking player who is looking to move up from All+ or OFF- into solidly OFF to OFF+ speeds. The downside to having carbon layers in the blade is that it minutely deadens the communication of the ball with the hand. This is due to the less resonant nature of the material. It does however have enough grab to lift a backspin ball close to the table with a topspin flick, if performed correctly. Obviously the benefit of the carbon is that it makes virtually any blade faster, and this is no exception. This paddle is zippity quick. I would say it's best for a mid-range looping and flicking style, but it can be used for close pushes and blocks. It narrowly allows you to chop if you are very careful, but this is no defender's paddle. I fitted it with 1.9mm Gambler Mek-Tek Predator Rubbers (similar to Tenergy 05) and noticed immense spin capabilities. It just imparted more spin with less work, every time. Thus a spinney return of serve was effective. My only complaint with this blade is that the wings of the blade that come down to meet the handle seemed to be seated lower than on my other Donic paddle (the Persson Exclusive OFF) and was not sanded to a rounded shape like my other paddle. This is minor but it was less comfortable to hold. I would like to emphasize that this is a great value in a blade for any attacking player but it will take plenty of getting used to for those who have not played with such a fast paddle or simply haven't felt carbon before. Overall this blade is a great purchase that I would highly recommend to any player who wants to test out a carbon blade without paying Butterfly prices.