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Butterfly Amicus Expert

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The official Butterfly carrying bag and a ball recycling net are included.

See also: Amicus Start and Amicus Prime
The 3-wheel head and net system are the same for all three models. The difference between these models is the control panel.

The new AMICUS EXPERT combines the skills of both predecessors ADVANCE and PROFESSIONAL. With 99 memory slots, up to seven individual balls per exercise and precise control over trajectory, placement, speed and spin of each ball, AMICUS EXPERT further features up to 120 balls per minute, cycle and random functions as well automatic adjustable delay be-tween each ball to create exercises based on real game situations even with serve! AMICUS EXPERT offers 20 pre-installed exercises created by Butterfly coach Richard Prause for you to start training on the highest level as well as a remote control for Start/Stop, sampling balls and adjusting ball frequency.

Special features of AMICUS EXPERT:

  • Ball frequency of up to 120 balls per minute
  • Spin, speed, trajectory, and placement can vary from ball to ball.
  • Stores up to 99 drills of up to 7 balls each.
  • Pre-programmed with 20 drills created by German Butterfly Coach Richard Prause
  • Pre-programmed drills can be modified or replaced.
  • Sample function lets you test individual balls within a drill.
  • Cycle function lets you easily incorporate interval training in your table tennis practice sessions.
  • Automatic Frequency Control to provide a most realistic timing between shots in a drill.
  • Connected with help of an easy and secure thin cable.
  • Key-fob-like remote control (small, lightweight and easy to fit in pocket).

Download Product Manual (2MB PDF file)

Additional Information

Warranty  Butterfly Amicus robots come with a 2-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.


Amicus Robot Comparison Chart

FeatureAmicus StartAmicus ExpertAmicus Prime
ControllerWired Control BoxWired Control BoxAndroid Tablet (supplied). Also can download and use Amicus app on any Android or iOS device.
Wireless RemoteNoYes (optional)Yes (supplied). RF Remote has Start, Stop, & Frequency +/– buttons. Can connect up to 4 remotes to a robot.
Controller AttachmentSlip-on metal bracket, detachable from controller.Slip-on metal bracket, detachable from controller.Slip-on metal bracket, detachable from controller.
Controller-Robot ConnectionThin, light RCA cable.Thin, light RCA cable.Bluetooth (wireless)
Power PCBLocated in Base, very close to motors.Located in Base, very close to motors.Located in Base, very close to motors.
ProgrammableUp to 6 shots. Position only can be changed. Spin, speed, and height remain same. Up to 7 shots. Adjust speed, spin type, spin amount, height, and position for each shot.Up to 10 shots. Adjust speed, spin type, spin amount, height, timing, & position of each shot.
Sampling ButtonNoYesYes (also on remote)
Memory CapacityNoneSave up to 99 drills, from 1 to 7 shots each.Virtually unlimited memory. 6Gb storage included on supplied tablet and can be extended with mini SD card.
Pre-Programmed DrillsNone20, can be modified or replaced.20, can be modified or deleted.
Drill SequencingNo NoYes (Sequences)
Drill VideosNoNoYes, but only for pre-programmed drills.
Drill OrderingNoNumerical only.Any way the user wants. Each drill can have a custom name and order can be changed.
Mirror FunctionNoNoYes - used to make drills run correctly for either right or left handed players, or quickly create a new drill variation.
Miscellaneous Controller FunctionsNoneNoneSoftware interface offers top and side view diagrams and description of each drill, direct email customer support, virtual updates to fix bugs and add features, and share drills & messages with Facebook friends.
Serve DelayNoNoYes - drills that begin with a serve have a short delay added at start of each repetition to simulate the pause at the start of a point in a real game.
Serve Number & OrderNoneNone1, 2, or 3 - if 2 or 3 serves are designated, robot will alternate serves to start each drill repetition; if Type Random is on, robot randomizes the serves.
Random SettingsYes, 3 types - Scatter, which scatters shots within a 20 cm radius of a selected point; Place, which randomly delivers a shot to 2 or more selected points; and Scatter+Place, which combines these two random modes.Yes, 3 types - Scatter, which scatters shots within a 20 cm radius of a selected point; Place, which randomly delivers a shot to 2 or more selected points; and Scatter+Place, which combines these two random modes.Yes, 7 types - Scatter, which scatters shots within a 20 cm radius of a selected point; Place, which randomly delivers a shot to 2 or more selected points; and Type, to throw balls with random spin, speed, and height. You can also combine any of the modes: Scatter+Place, Scatter+Type, Place+Type, and Scatter+Place+Type.
Ball Frequency11~100 Balls Per Minute1~100 Balls Per Minute5~120 Balls Per Minute
Frequency StepsVariable - control knob has no discernable steps, but does have 8 indicator marks.100115
Frequency CustomizationNoneAutomatic Frequency Control (AFC) provides automatic, more natural timing between shots of varying speed and spin.Individual Frequency Control (IFC) allows you to individually adjust timing between two programmed balls.
Stopping Ball DeliveryTurn knob on controller to off position.Button press on controller (or optional remote). Also Cycle can stop/start play automatically.Button press on remote or controller. Also Cycle can stop/start play automatically.
Interval TrainingNoYes. Cycle pauses and then restarts play automatically. Play period can be set to 20, 40, 60, or 80 seconds. Pause period automatically set to ½ of the play period.Yes. Cycle pauses and then restarts play automatically. Quickset options for 20/40/60/80 second play periods with pause period automatically set to ½ of the play period. Custom play/pause periods can be set from 10–90 seconds for play and 10–50 seconds for pause.
# & Type of WheelsThree 4" foam.Three 4" foam.Three 4" foam.
Spin TypesTopspin, backspin, left sidespin, right sidespin, top/left spin, top/right spin, back/left spin, back/right spin, no spin.Topspin, backspin, left sidespin, right sidespin, top/left spin, top/right spin, back/left spin, back/right spin, no spin.Topspin, backspin, left sidespin, right sidespin, top/left spin, top/right spin, back/left spin, back/right spin, no spin.
Spin Amount Steps6 for topspin, 4 for backspin, sidespin has variable control knob with no discernable steps, but 4 indicators.6 for topspin, 4 for backspin, 5 for right sidespin, 5 for left sidespin.7 for topspin, 5 for backspin, 6 for right sidespin, 6 for left sidespin.
Speed/Spin Range@ 50/50 to 100/0@ 50/50 to 100/0@ 10/90 to 100/0
How does wheel speed determine spin type & speed/spin ratio?Speed of 3 wheels relative to each other, forward spinning only.Speed and direction of wheels relative to each other, forward spinning only.Speed and direction of wheels relative to each other, forward and backward spinning.
Ball Speed Steps222125
Shot TypesCounter, fast loop, push, chop, lob, serve, dead block, flat kill, smash.Counter, fast loop, push, chop, lob, serve, dead block, flat kill, smash.Counter, fast loop, slow loop, push, chop, lob, serve, dead block, flat kill, smash, heavy chop.
Oscillation StepsVariable - control knob does not have discernable steps, but has 9 indicator marks.1717
Osc. MovementDeflector plateDeflector plateDeflector plate
Elevation StepsApproximately 108 with 9 indicator marks.154 (19 indicators)154 (154 indicators)
Elev. MovementDeflector plateDeflector plateDeflector plate
Rot. MovementN/A (no head rotation)N/A (no head rotation)N/A (no head rotation)
Silent ModeYes, there are no fans, and motors stop when ball delivery stops.Yes, there are no fans, and motors stop when ball delivery stops.Yes, there are no fans, and motors stop when ball delivery stops.
Power SupplyExternal wall wart with Euro & US power cords. Input: 100~240V, 50~60Hz; Output: 24V, 3A.External wall wart with Euro & US power cords. Input: 100~240V, 50~60Hz; Output: 24V, 3A.External wall wart with Euro & US power cords. Input: 100~240V, 50~60Hz; Output: 24V, 3A.
Ball Projection HeightAdjustable - 8", 9.5", 11", & 12.5" above table surface.Adjustable - 8", 9.5", 11", & 12.5" above table surface.Adjustable - 8", 9.5", 11", & 12.5" above table surface.
Poly/Celluloid Ball?Poly or celluloidPoly or celluloidPoly or celluloid
Table Thickness Adjustable?Yes, rubber tips screw/unscrew to accommodate table thickness from ⅜" to 1" (9mm to 25mm)Yes, rubber tips screw/unscrew to accommodate table thickness from ⅜" to 1" (9mm to 25mm)Yes, rubber tips screw/unscrew to accommodate table thickness from ⅜" to 1" (9mm to 25mm)
Ball Recycling NetYesYesYes
Side Net AttachmentRubber band slips over table-net bracket and around table-net clamp screw. Small end of side net tapers to a point.Rubber band slips over table-net bracket and around table-net clamp screw. Small end of side net tapers to a point.Rubber band slips over table-net bracket and around table-net clamp screw. Small end of side net tapers to a point.
Robot Dimensions Unfolded62"W x 33.75"H x 63"D62"W x 33.75"H x 63"D62"W x 33.75"H x 63"D
Robot Dimensions Folded9.5"W x 31"H x 12.75"D9.5"W x 31"H x 12.75"D9.5"W x 31"H x 12.75"D
Weight, Net/Gross20 lbs / 23 lbs20 lbs / 23 lbs20 lbs / 23 lbs
Printed Manuals1 - Owner's Manual in English, German, and French (detailed).1 - Owner's Manual in English, German, and French (detailed).1 - Owner's Manual in English (detailed).
Carry/Storage BagYesYesYes
Spare Parts/Tools IncludedRubber bands for side nets, Wheel Adjustment Gauge, 2mm & 4mm Hex Wrenches (for replacing & adjusting wheels).Rubber bands for side nets, Wheel Adjustment Gauge, 2mm & 4mm Hex Wrenches (for replacing & adjusting wheels).Rubber bands for side nets, Wheel Adjustment Gauge, 2mm & 4mm Hex Wrenches (for replacing & adjusting wheels).
UpgradeableYes, to Amicus ExpertNoNo
Manufacturer Warranty2 years + 5 year Parts Availabilty Guarantee2 years + 5 year Parts Availabilty Guarantee2 years + 5 year Parts Availabilty Guarantee
Country of OriginHungary, except carry case & power supply, which are from China.Hungary, except carry case & power supply, which are from China.Hungary, except carry case, power supply, & tablet which are from China.
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