Tennis Ball Machines
sportsequip.co.uk sell a range of battery operated tennis ball machines suitable for coaching and training use on club, school and domestic home tennis courts.
There are many types and makes of tennis ball machine available on the market. We value usability, reputation, reliability and service above all else - so we only sell ball machines with a proven track record in both quality and functionality. In the rare event that you need it, we also offer 'spares and repairs' for most tennis ball machines - enabling us to offer an after-sales service that is second to none in the UK.
Our range includes Lobster, Sports Tutor, Spinfire and Playmaker ranges. We aim to sell at very competitive prices:
- Lobster Elite Battery Machines - Elite Freedom, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and Grand Slam machines - with or without remote control units.
- Sports Tutor, Tennis Tutor Cube Battery Tennis Ball Machines - for beginners and intermediate standard players.
- Spinfire Tennis Ball Machines - Spinfire Pro 2 tennis ball machine and accessories.
- Playmaker Tennis Ball Machines - Suitable for beginners to advanced players.
- Tennis Ball Machine Accessories - special pressureless trainer tennis balls for use with all types of ball machine. Includes storage and shower covers.
- Tennis Ball Baskets and Ball Retrievers - for practice, coaching and for use with all makes of tennis ball machine.
Tennis ball machine comparison charts (ordered by price):
| ||Sports Tutor Tennis Cube||Sports Tutor Tennis Cube (with oscillator)||Lobster Elite Freedom||Lobster Elite 1||Playmaker|
|Skill Level||Beginner, Intermediate||Beginner, Intermediate||Beginner, Intermediate||Beginner, Intermediate||Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced|
|Remote Control||None||None||None||Optional 2 function||6 function|
|Hopper Capacity||70 balls||70 balls||175 balls||175 balls||300 balls|
|Ball Ejection Speed||15-45 mph||15-45 mph||13-68 mph||13-68 mph||18-70 mph|
|Ball Intervals||2-12 seconds||2-12 seconds||2, 4, 8 or 10 seconds||2.5-12 seconds||2-10 seconds|
|Ball Elevation||15-45 degrees||15-45 degrees||0-50 degrees (manual)||15-45 degrees||6-30 degrees|
|Ball Spin||None||None||None||Topspin, Backspin||Topspin, Backspin|
|Oscillator||None||Single (Horizontal)||Single (Horizontal)||Single (Horizontal)||Triple|
|Max Running Time||2.5 hrs continuous / 5 hrs on-court||2.5 hrs continuous / 5 hrs on-court||1.5 hrs continuous / 3 hrs on-court||4 hrs continuous / 8 hrs on-court||2 hrs continuous / 4 hrs on-court|
|Charger||Smart 1A||Smart 1A||3 State||3 State||Smart 6A|
Tennis ball machine comparison chart - continued (ordered by price):
| ||Lobster Elite 2||Spinfire Pro 1||Spinfire Pro 2||Lobster Elite 3||Lobster Elite 4 (Grand Slam)||Lobster Elite 5 (Grand Slam)|
|Skill Level||Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced||Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced||Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced||Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced||Intermediate, Advanced||Intermediate, Advanced|
|Remote Control||Optional 2 function||None||9 function||Optional 2 function||Optional 15 function||Optional 21 function|
|Hopper Capacity||175 balls||200 balls||200 balls||175 balls||175 balls||175 balls|
|Ball Ejection Speed||13-68 mph||20-70 mph||20-70 mph||13-68 mph||25-75 mph||25-75 mph|
|Ball Intervals||2.5-12 seconds||2-20 seconds||2-20 seconds||2.5-12 seconds||2-12 seconds||2-12 seconds|
|Ball Elevation||15-45 degrees||8-55 degrees||8-55 degrees||15-45 degrees||15-45 degrees||15-45 degrees|
|Ball Spin||Topspin, Backspin||Topspin, Backspin||Topspin, Backspin||Topspin, Backspin||Topspin, Backspin||Topspin, Backspin|
|Pre-programmed Drills||None||None||2-line (Narrow, Medium, Wide)||None||3 pre-set||6 pre-set, 6 programmable|
|Max Running Time||4 hrs continuous / 8 hrs on-court||2.5 hrs continuous / 5 hrs on-court||2.5 hrs continuous / 5 hrs on-court||4 hrs continuous / 8 hrs on-court||5 hrs continuous / 10 hrs on-court||5 hrs continuous / 10 hrs on-court|
|Charger||3 State||Smart 4A||Smart 4A||3 State||3 State||3 State|
If you would like more information about a term used in this section, please check our Tennis Ball Machine Glossary of Terms for a definition. For special or specific capital tennis equipment please telephone us now on 01858 545789.
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