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Butterfly Amicus Professional
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This robot has been replaced with a newer model - Butterfly Amicus Prime.
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:
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:
The advantages of all models:
The Professional model has all the features of the models Basic and Advance at the highest level and adds:
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
Packaging weight: 25 lbs
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:
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.
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Reviews of Butterfly Amicus Professional (5)
Quien pueda comprarlo, hágalo. Es una maquina increíble, permite hacer prácticamente cualquier efecto, y cualquier secuencia imaginable. Usando las opciones de memoria avanzada puedes incluso programar un SET completo. Hay que ser creativo al momento de crear programas. Es simplemente lo mejor de lo mejor. Mi única recomendación es mejorar el manual, es excesivamente básico, lo que puede ser desalentador en un principio, pero con prueba y error se aprende a usar la maquina.
* 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!
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.
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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