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      Quote Originally Posted by suds79 View Post
      I have this. Works great with the plastic balls (some older robots not so much)
      https://amzn.to/2PsJqbZ


      Sub $200. Has 2 wheels so it can shoot you no-spin. An inexpensive trainer that'll get the job done. You're welcome.

      Personally I wouldn't recommend putting too much $$$ into a robot. They're good for getting reps in but will never equal actual play with a good training partner or coach.
      Yeah, I saw the one from CHAOFAN here on the list when was surfing review sites. They look the same. The budget is $250, so the half of the options can pass by
      Quote Originally Posted by lasta View Post
      Otherwise, Baal knows what's best.

      A robot can't feed you balls and say: Squat lower! Don't forget the backswing! Follow through! Wait for the peak! Looooower! at the same time.
      We have a coach for that) He still will be there)

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      Quote Originally Posted by lasta View Post
      Get this: https://wonderfulengineering.com/the...-table-tennis/

      Otherwise, Baal knows what's best.

      A robot can't feed you balls and say: Squat lower! Don't forget the backswing! Follow through! Wait for the peak! Looooower! at the same time.

      Its these basic reminders that I find most useful.
      Thats very true. Never replace your coach for a robot, ithas to be a complement to your training.

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      Quote Originally Posted by lasta View Post
      Get this: https://wonderfulengineering.com/the...-table-tennis/

      Otherwise, Baal knows what's best.

      A robot can't feed you balls and say: Squat lower! Don't forget the backswing! Follow through! Wait for the peak! Looooower! at the same time.

      Its these basic reminders that I find most useful.
      Record a few key phrases and run them in a loop why drilling with your robot. Could save a lot of money this way.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Caxoera View Post
      Thats very true. Never replace your coach for a robot, ithas to be a complement to your training.
      Yeah I tried this and it's never the same as actually playing. Robots are good for working on your footwork, general timing, fitness and recovery.

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      I initially had the Robopong 300, which was only able to give single balls of the same spin and speed at the same location. The spin amount increases in direct proportion with the speed of the ball. At that time it was enough for me, because I didn't know other options.

      Now that I am working and have my own income, I recently bought the Amicus prime. It really surprised me with what it can do. The ability to make personalized drills was the main thing that attracted me.

      Of course the price difference between the 2 robots is drastic. So it all comes down to what you want the robot to do, and what you can afford (or what you can sacrifice to make the purchase).

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