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Butterfly Amicus Professional with Free Carrying Bag

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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.

We only sell the latest model with the new Butterfly logo:
New: The new model has 21 pre-saved exercises from positions 79-99.
New: USB connection, for a later download of revised software.
Improved: Lower noise level.
Improved: Cycle function is renewed: it now plays 10, 20, 40 and 60 second intervals, instead of 2,4, 6 and 8 minutes, which is much more practical (interval training method).



For the Amicus PROFESSIONAL you don't have to be a real professional, just requiring the highest possible standards is enough.

The AMICUS table tennis robot from Butterfly is available in 3 models:

Basic, Advance and Professional

They are designed in technology and equipment to worldwide unique levels and for a realistic gaming experience and training.
Depending on the claim, all models are suitable for 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
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 Professional model has all the features of the models Basic and Advance at the highest level and adds:
• Up to 8 Balls per exercise
• Memory space for 99 exercises
• "Cluster" allows to play up to 10 saved exercises in a sequence
• Lightweight and handy wireless remote control (on / off and speed variation)
• IFC (individual Frequency Control) - for individual needs
• "Cycle" functionality creating automatic pauses during exercises
• Mega Spin Mode - for extreme spin
• New: 21 pre-saved exercises recommended by Richard Prause
• New: Mini USB slot for future software updates

Difference between Amicus Pro and Amicus 3000

Amicus Pro has 3 shooting wheels vs Amicus 3000 having 2 shooting wheels. You can receive side spin with the additional wheel and new placement.

Amicus Pro mounts to the table like a SmartPong. Amicus 3000
sits on the floor and the net is attached to the table. Pro is more
compact and is a lot easier to transport.

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.

FAQ: How does it compare with Paddle Palace H2W Touch Pro?

Please read our comparison article:
Butterfly Amicus Professional vs Paddle Palace H2W Touch Pro


Download Product Manual (0.5MB 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.

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  Replacement parts can be supplied.


Amicus Robot Comparison Chart

  AMICUS Basic AMICUS Advance AMICUS Professional
Remote Wired Control Box Wired Control Box Wired Control Box (additional wireless remote w/ limited functions
Controls Ball Speed, Type & degree of Spin, Ball Trajectory & Ball Placement Ball Speed, Type & degree of Spin, Ball Trajectory & Ball Placement Ball Speed, Type & degree of Spin, Ball Trajectory & Ball Placement
Programmable Yes, up to 6 balls Yes, up to 6 balls Yes, up to 8 balls
Memory Capacity No Save up to 22 exercises, 6 balls per exercise Save up to exercises, 78 balls per exercise
Pre-Programmed Drills No 10 22
Random Settings Yes, 3 random modes Yes, 3 random modes Yes, 3 random modes
rnd" mode pitches balls randomly within a 20cm diameter of a set location Yes Yes Yes
RND" mode pitches balls randomly between two set locations Yes Yes Yes
  No Yes No
Automatic Frequency Control (AFC) automatically adjusts time between two programmed balls based on previous ball type No Yes Yes
Individual Frequency Control (IFC) allows you to individually adjust time between two programmed balls based on previous ball type No No Yes
Fine Tune Knob No No No
Silent Mode No No No
Can Produce a 'No Spin' Ball Yes Yes Yes
Ball Recycling Net Yes Yes Yes
Upgradeable Yes, to AMICUS Advance or Professional Yes, to AMICUS Professional No
Travel Case Yes Yes Yes
Balls Included No No No
Ball Scoop Included No No No
FREE Replacement Motor No No No
Manufacturer Warranty 2 years 2 years 2 years
Country of Origin Hungary Hungary Hungary

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Reviews of Butterfly Amicus Professional with Free Carrying Bag (4)

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Review by dbrief for Butterfly Amicus Professional on January 23, 2017
* This Robot has a simple and very effective calibration procedure.
* After calibration, the pre-selected exercises worked quite well, at least all the ones I tried. Its really nice to be able to use them.
* The programming interface panel for this Robot is just awesome!
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Review by rrbarcarse (Verified Customer) for Butterfly Amicus Professional on January 23, 2017
Wow! Really happy with the Amicus Pro. Bought the unit last Nov 25 and was an awesome Christmas gift for me and the family. I researched a lot and decided to go with the Amicus Pro, was initially considering Robopong 2050, but the 3-head, no spin balls and ability to send different spins for each balls on a rally made me decide and take the leap for the Amicus. I was about to order the Amicus Advance but the extra discount from BFDeals made me go for the Pro at the best price. Installation was easy although manual needs some more detailed and clear instructions I was able to figure it out. Easy setup, can install in less than 10 minutes and pack away after easily in the bag. Programming was easy and setting up different balls for rallies is intuitive after awhile. I've now pre-programmed rallies for 8 balls that start with a heavy back-spin serve on my backhand, then no spin return on my forehand for a quick 3rd ball attack and so on. So far, none of the earlier worries I have from reviewers saying that balls missing the table and pre-programmed drills were useless. My Amicus Pro has the latest firmware and didn't have any of those issues. I play with my Amicus Pro (named it Dolores from Westworld) everyday. I've now commissioned my garage for the Amicus, cleared all racks all ceiling mounted now, and epoxy painted the floorings. Love that I can practice and play/train without someone to play with. So far, my strokes and backhand smashes are consistent after playing with someone the other day. Can't wait to train and play again and train my kids (9yo boy and 14 yo girl) as well with it! So far money well spent for a top notch best of the best robot out there now.
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Review by jordan6908 (Verified Customer) for Butterfly Amicus Professional on December 27, 2016
Best Robot on the market!!!
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 External Review for Butterfly Amicus Professional on February 18, 2016
I have one of these on a XuShaoFa 25mm table yay! It does everything - high balls (nothing like high lobs but decent height), low balls , slow balls, fast balls with topspin, backspin, sidespin or no spin. Whatever shot you think of it can do, and you can test your shot one ball at a time to see the trajectory/placement/spin. Serves are decent if you can tune it to your liking. 8 memory banks for 8 different shots per program, and you can put it on random mode. 120 balls per minute is way more than anyone could ever need. There are way more useful stuff about saving programs and settings etc that I haven't even began trying yet (still haven't read the manual as the interface is quite user friendly). The most expensive part of the robot is the computer, this one costs $2200, but now it's $3000 (AUD). Caution: as with any robot, just merely whacking the ball and adjusting to bad technique will make you worse. Technique is what makes consistency. A robot should primarily be used to master the techniques of your strokes, but to be a better player you need to play a human. The Amicus 3000 Professional used to be the flagship model and has all the bells and whistles any professional player would need for solo training. Once you play on this robot, practically every other robot you encounter will feel a generation behind in technology.
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