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Butterfly Amicus Basic

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This robot has been replaced with a newer model - Butterfly Amicus Start.

We include a free Butterfly carrying bag and a ball recycling net.

This latest revision works with both poly balls (40+) and celluloid 40mm balls.

Excellent for high-intensity training of stroke technique and footwork.

This is the latest Basic model with the new Butterfly logo and is more silent that the previous model. Unlike the previous Amicus Advance and Professional models there has been no change in functionality over the previous robot revision.

The Amicus table tennis robot from Butterfly are designed for a wide range of game experience and training. Amicus models are suitable for both amateur and professionals players.

For the ex-German national coach and current head coach of the Werner Schlager Academy, Richard Prause, can work with robot, for those who want to learn faster, be a useful addition for the training everyday:

"Working with a robot can be a means of achieving greater success for many players. The increased amount of ball contacts and exercises leads to a greater level of precision, footwork and technique."
Amicus Robot - Everyday Training

The advantages of all models:
comfortable to transport, quick to build, easy to use
Only approx. 6 kg (13.2 lbs)
Amicus bag included
100 Balls per Minute
4-level height adjustment
Head with 3 rollers - for variable Topspin, Backspin, Sidespin and No Spin
Speed, spin and placement can be regulated directly on the control panel
Two year warranty

The Basic model features:
6 balls per exercise with different position
Spin, Speed and Trajectory adjustable
Random function - balls with a natural scattering

Packaging weight: 25 lbs
Packaging dimensions: 15" x 32" x 14"

FAQ: Are there any visual cues to indicate current spin?

Depending on which Amicus model you have there will be a combination of lights and labeled knob to set up patterns. All models can be programmed to do a mixture of spins and placements of pitches. Amicus Pro and Advance are the only models that can save programmed patterns.

FAQ: Which Amicus model is most realistic?

All models have the same realistic ball flight and bounce based on the concept of having multi shooting wheels. Amicus Pro however has an Automatic Frequency Control feature which changes time intervals based on the previously pitched ball.

FAQ: Can Amicus switch spin in the same practice pattern?

All amicus models can switch spin in a practice pattern.

FAQ: Can Amicus throw the ball to bounce on each side of the table (to simulate a table tennis service)? And can it do it with backspin or sidespin?

Yes, it can simulate a serve with different types of spin and even no spin.

FAQ: Does the robot come with a ball recycling net (aka catch net)?

Yes, it does.

Download Product Manual (2.4MB PDF file)

Warranty  Butterfly Amicus robots come with a 3-year warranty against factory defects. Warranty does not cover misuse of the robot. If new robot parts are required to resolve an issue, they can only be shipped to a US address.

Return Policy  Amicus robots can be returned within 30 days, no questions asked. A restocking fee of 10% of the robot price will apply.

Parts  are guaranteed to be available within 5 years of purchase.

Warranty Plus: Additional Warranty Support If Needed

Megaspin offers additional support to standard manufacturer policies, at no extra charge, to ensure that any warranty claim or product defect issue is resolved in the shortest time possible and to your maximum benefit. You can communicate with the manufacturer directly but if you are not happy and need our support team to step in, we will be there to help. See what others are saying.

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Reviews of Butterfly Amicus Basic (1)

Upgraded from Nerwgy 2050 to this and the difference in real game shot-like production (because of the three spin wheels) and machine quality are hugely improved with this machine. Because trajectory can be controlled on the remote, I have no reason the walk to the other side of the table. I'd have liked to see a countdown option included in the basic version, though (eg, auto stops after 150 balls).
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