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Nittaku 3-Star Premium 40+ Poly Ball - Pack of 12

$33.95 ($2.83/ball)

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These balls are Made in Japan, unlike the Nittaku SHA series that are made in China.

Nittaku 3-Star Premium 40 balls are a new non-celluloid plastic ball.

It is ITTF approved and legal for all ITTF sanctioned tournaments. This ball is the highest quality poly ball, with outstanding durability, roundness, and consistency. It is made with special poly material available only to Nittaku. The label on the ball says "Nittaku Premium 40 " and "Made in Japan".

Packaged in boxes of 3 balls.

Available in white only.

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Reviews Summary

✨ AI-generated summary of customer reviews.


  • The table tennis balls are highly durable, with users reporting that they can last for several months or even a year. They are also resistant to denting or warping over time, and can withstand hundreds of hours of play on a table tennis robot.
  • The balls are favored for their excellent play quality. They have a good speed, spin nicely on loop, and provide a consistent bounce. They are also described as having a great feel and sound, similar to old style balls.
  • Despite their higher price, users find the balls to be good value for money. They are considered to be of superior quality compared to other brands, and their long lifespan makes them less expensive in the long run. They are also praised for their roundness and uniform hardness.


  • Some users find the balls to be too fragile, breaking easily during play. There are also reports of the balls not bouncing as expected, possibly due to issues with their roundness or uniform hardness. Additionally, the balls' texture is prone to picking up stains, requiring a clean playing surface.

Reviews of Nittaku 3-Star Premium 40+ Poly Ball - Pack of 12 (82)

Great consistency in the bounce, well made. A pleasure to hit with.
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Good balls with good durability.
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Good for leagues...
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Best ball. Most enjoyable. Not most spinny but most enjoyable. Great hardness. Best bounce. Great durability. Good spin.
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They play well when they are fresh out of the package. After some sets, they become really smooth and they often "break out" while playing a topspin.
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