SPINSHOT-PRO Portable Tennis Ball Machine Review

Not sure what is the best tennis ball machine to buy on the market? Don’t worry because Spinshot-Pro is here to the rescue with some cool features and a very reasonable price. Not to mention that Spinshot is a reputable company and has manufactured a lot of tennis ball machines in the past with huge success.

In fact, it is the only company that doesn’t manufacture their products out of plastic and are able to maintain a lightweight profile for ease of portability.

Let me take you through a detailed review of Spinshot-Pro and some of its impeccable features.

Technical Details

Unlike Tennis Tutor Pro Lite Battery-Powered Tennis Ball Machine, Lobster Sports Phenom II Club Series Machine Tennis Ball Machine, Isam Extend Tennis Ball Machine and many others, it is the only machine which is not made out of plastic.

It comes with a 2 button remote and is battery operated with a convenient charger included inside. However, the battery is sold separately and isn’t included with your purchase.

It allows random oscillation as well and has an incredible ball speed of 10 kmph to 120 kmph with a feed rate of 2 to 10 seconds.

You can program the machine to move the ball side to side and is perfect for all level players.

The Good

Here are some of the key features of Spinshot-Pro machine.

Weight

Spinshot-Pro weighs only 20KG which makes it a very lightweight tennis ball machine. This makes it easily portable and convenient to move around the tennis court. Even if its ball hopper is full of tennis balls, you can easily move it around the court.

There is a built-in handle on the front side of the machine. It is sturdy and durable and helps to easily pull or push the machine.

Speed & Feed Rate

We were really impressed with the ball shooting speed of this machine. It ranges from as low as 10 kmph and goes as high as 120 kmph, allowing you to benefit the most from your practice sessions.

If you are a beginner, I would recommend to adjust the speed range between 10-35 kmph for the best playing experience. As you get better at hitting those groundstrokes, volleys and returns you can increase the speed range to the max level.

Feed Rate

We really like its feed rate range which lies between 2 seconds to 10 seconds. Though 10 seconds can be too much delay, as a beginner, you can set its feed rate between 7-10 seconds. As you get better with your tennis skills, you can lower the feed rate time and play more aggressively.

Battery Powered

Spinshot-Pro is battery powered with a backup time of 2 hours. Though this backup is poor, still you will get the most out of this machine and will enjoy your practice sessions. The fast charger that comes along with your purchase takes less time to fully charge the battery.

Random Oscillation

Spinshot-Pro is capable of shooting the ball side to side which will give beginners, intermediates and advanced level players a great workout session on the court.

You cannot control the angle at which the ball should go left or right, one thing you can do is reduce this angle by moving the machine closer to the net.

The Bad

Here are some “Oopses” we found in this machine.

Battery To Be Purchased Separately

Though it has a reasonable price tag, still you have to purchase the battery separately by paying a few extra bucks.

Backup Time

Its battery has a very poor backup time of just 2-hours. If you want a machine with more powerful battery backup time, look for some other models on our site.

Material & Construction

Spinshot-pro is constructed out of high quality braided aluminum frame and has a convenient handle to move it around the court. Despite the aluminum construction it weighs only 20kg.

Overall Performance

On the court, this machine gives you the experience of playing with a real tennis player. It has multiple programmable features and a user-friendly operation.

Who Is It For

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced level tennis player, this machine is made for you.

Verdict

Though this machine needs some extra work on improving its battery backup time, overall, it gives you the best experience on court. Let us know if you have any questions.

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