Spinfire Pro 2 Tennis Ball Machine with Slimline Remote

(38 customer reviews)

$2,799.00

Programs Include:

  • Single Line Drill
  • 2-Line Drill – Narrow, Medium & Wide
  • Horizontal Oscillation Drill – Wide & Medium
  • Vertical Oscillation – Can be combined with drills
  • Elevation Control – Can be combined with vertical oscillation & drills to create various degrees of lobs
  • Totally Random Mode (also known as Player, 3D or All-Court Mode)

This can all be combined with:

  • Speed of 32-130 km/hr (20-80 mph)
  • Ball Interval of 2-15 seconds
  • 10 levels each of Topspin & Backspin up to extreme

Other Details:

  • Internal Oscillation which provides disguised delivery because the machine does not move. It’s the only way to use a Player Mode!
  • 200 Ball Capacity
  • Custom Designed Impact-Resistant Body & Hopper
  • Powder-Coated aluminum base and interior mechanics
  • Extreme Grip Throwing Wheels
  • Infrared & Magnetic Sensors
  • Self-Calibration on startup & shut-down
  • Ball Counter Feature
  • Either pressureless or pressurized balls can be used (but not the larger children’s red dot ball)
  • Ball Feeder Safety Feature
  • Membrane Control Panel with LCD Display
  • Extensive Diagnostic Messages
  • Weight – 18 kg (40 lbs) with external battery or AC, 24 kg (53 lbs) with internal battery
  • Storage Dimensions – 51cm W x 66cm W x 51cm L (20″ W x 26″ H x 20″ L)
  • Canada-Based Customer Support & Service
  • All machines include our full-function slimline remote control

38 reviews for Spinfire Pro 2 Tennis Ball Machine with Slimline Remote

  1. Ferrante G

    Fantastic! Did a lot of research looking into which tennis ball machine to buy, and the spinfire was the one that’s suited our needs perfectly. Nothing beats repetitive ball hitting for ground strokes and volleys, and the customizable features on it are great. I’ve done two-line drills with my wife as well as with both of our sons, and we always have a good time with it. Its portability is also a definite plus. We bought the ball machine earlier this past summer and are quite satisfied with the purchase. Finally, Leon with the company has been awesome, answering questions in a timely fashion. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this machine or the company!

  2. Spinfire

    In addition to the reviews from our customers below here are many more at this link from the Australian distributor who first introduced the Spinfire Pro 2 Tennis Ball Machine:
    https://www.tenniswarehouse.com.au/spinfire-pro-2-ball-machine.html#reviews

  3. Robert Lam

    Had the Spinfire now for over two months. Excellent product, excellent customer service (Leon). Had a couple technical issues: 1) operator error 2) remote not responding. Both issues was corrected with the help from Leon. I strongly recommend the Spinfire tennis ball machine.

  4. Kaz Hashimoto

    Very good machine. If you place the machine in the deuce court or ad court on the baseline you can practice all the possible shots coming from those angles as well. Good for practicing poach volleys for doubles, or practicing your defensive cross court shots or offensive down the line for singles match simulation. Although it says not to carry the machine with the balls in the hopper, I do it and could use a lid over the hopper so that the balls don’t spill. I use the cover to place over the hopper to act as a lid. I wish it had memories of few of your favorite settings, so that you don’t have to test the feed each
    time before a new drill.

  5. Glenn

    I’m a pro tennis coach and I’m using the spinfire every day with my student, kids and adults (and me) love this machine, work perfect with 2 line of kids in group class baseline volley and overhead are constantly therefore very helpful for students so they can focus on shape of stroke and building consistency… if you are looking to improve your tennis this is it!!!! 10+

  6. Dr. Scott Kramer

    I bought my Spinfire 2 ball machine back in 2014. And bought it because it does so many things well and is simple to operate. Great value for the cost as most options only found in higher priced ball machines. I upgraded to a new wireless remote too.

    After 5 years I can add it’s very dependable. I had to do my first service this past year. Leon patiently worked with me until we identified the problem and then had me ship in my control panel/circuit board that needed a part replaced.

    BTW here’s a link to a video documenting how I resurrected my tennis game after elbow surgery, learning a two-handed backhand that I could do drills with the Spinfire. https://youtu.be/uFW3SH6RfFU

  7. Tom Brown

    This is the one you want! Yes, you do want a remote. Yes, you do want the hidden drive unit. Yes, you want topspin, lob ability, random feeding, etc… And the balls the recommend are perfect.

    Did a ton of research, and this is the one, even though it’s the most expensive.

  8. John Gilette

    Everything about this machine is high quality. A machine in this price range should have preset routines and much more programmability with storage. Should have an app to program and control like spinshot player 2.

    Spinfire Comment: We really appreciate the compliment but to avoid possible misinterpretation we would like to point out the machine does have the following preset routines: 1-Line Drill, 2-Line Drill (Narrow, Medium or Wide) & Horizontal Drill (Medium or Wide), all of which can be combined with vertical oscillation and up to lob elevation. Lastly it also has a Random Player Mode where the machine does not move to warn of ball direction as do almost all other machines. We do not provide a smartphone app at this time as we feel our featherweight instant touch slimline credit-card sized remote is much quicker to use as one does not have to unlock it and then open an app to change settings. Also, while a smartphone is subject to damage when being dropped our remote is not.

  9. Greg Chin

    The spin fire machine is an excellent quality ball machine that does it exactly as promised.

    However what is more impressive is the custom support. I called on July 4 just to leave a message for someone to call me back, however the owner pick up the phone and was willing to talk to me and explain the difference between the ball machines. I had another incident my son was about to turn on the spinfire 2 and it didn’t turn on and this was about 8pm my time and about 11 pm est. I emailed support and someone responded within 2 min and told us to replace the fuse.
    I was very impressed that someone took the time to help me fix my problem way after office hours.

    So the machine is great, but everyone claims they are. The difference in my opinion is the custom service that’s what sets this company apart.

  10. Hank

    We love the Spinfire Pro 2. It does everything we want it to do. Great variety of shots for ground strokes, volleys, overheads, topspin, backspin, flat. We’re using standard balls, not pressureless ones, and it’s working just fine so far. I’ve read a few comments where people have remarked about how heavy the Spinfire is. I strongly recommend getting the model with the external battery. The battery itself is super heavy, and being able to transport the battery separately cuts the weight of the Spinfire and makes it easier to pick up. (Although it’s still a little unwieldy.) Also, the battery is plenty powerful and long-lasting, so I don’t think you need the A/C power cord unless you’re planning to run a tennis camp. The basic battery charger is also fine; charge the Spinfire overnight and you’re good to go. Finally, if you want a cover, get the basic one and not the more expensive carrying case, which we bought and haven’t even used.

    Spinfire Comment: While the Carry Case is extremely popular for many reasons, we are happy to offer a full refund to this customer for the Carry Case they are not using.

  11. Christian Loftus

    Everything about Spinfire has exceeded my expectations.
    Ordering – The Spinfire 2 arrived within two business days of purchase ready to go.
    Support – The Spinfire USA team has been available and quick to respond to my questions about the machine, remote, etc…even before I made the purchase.

    THE MACHINE – This thing is unbelievable. I have a weird schedule so I have a harder time finding players in my local area. With the Spinfire, this is no longer a concern. I have a constant on call partner that does not complain or get tired. It has really helped me take my game to the next level. The myriad of options and drills helps both my strokes and my conditioning on the court. I’m not using it to teach my wife and kids the love of the game as well. If your a tennis teaching professional this is a great tool to have in your arsenal, as you can have your students hit balls while you coach/film/record and debrief them on mechanics and technique.
    I have had the machine now for three months and have probably ran close 10000 balls through it (set point balls from spinfire). It shows no signs of slowing down and the balls have held up great. The balls are a little harder than a normal pressurized ball, so there is a little difference in the feel of the ball coming off the racquet, but the are great for stroke mechanics.
    The remote – The remote works well from across the court and the battery life seems pretty good. I haven’t had to replace the battery and I have had it out on court around 20 times.

    All in all, I couldn’t be more please with this machine. I have found zero cons.

  12. Chuck

    Best Tennis Ball Machine We Have Ever Used

    My doubles partner and I are both advanced players. We were looking for a machine that was truly portable and could provide variation of spin, speed and directional adjustments (horizontal and vertical). The Spinfire clearly met and exceeded our expectations. We have now had the machine for a few months and have used it often. Without a doubt, it had the better of us both on every use! This is a tennis partner that never misses.

    In addition, the internal oscillation makes for a much tougher workout as you cannot predict where the ball will go like you can with machines that physically swing in the direction it will throw the ball. This may not seem like a big deal but when practicing in match conditions it is critical.

    Our summary: Worth every penny.

    High Points:
    * Internal oscillation
    * Variety of spin, speed, vertical & horizontal
    * Very portable (we bought the external battery model)
    * Included remote
    * Machine matches every claim

    Low Points:
    * None

  13. Daniel R.

    I purchased a Spinfire 45 days ago complete with cover/carrying case. I am happy I ordered the external battery as it lightens the load of the main unit.
    We have to move this unit in and out of the house across uneven brick and then grass. The transport wheels are a little too small for this so we had to use the carrying case. The large single handle on the carrying case makes it more practical to carry the unit with case than without case.
    The machine itself is a joy to work with. The remote is simple as are the settings on the machine. One can easily increase or decrease the speed and with the simple angle arrows control the height and bounce. The plus and minus on the spin is a simple easy way to make adjustments.
    One of the biggest reasons for my decision to buy this was the internal oscillation. Overall we are very happy with this as it consistently puts the ball where we want it and allows our children to practice their technique to get the muscle memory.

  14. CH Li

    This is my first ball machine and it works really well. I spent quite a lot of time looking around before the purchase and I am happy about my investment in time. All the features that cheaper machines don’t have turn out to be very useful (at least to me), especially that it automatically resets to the ‘parking position’ when I turn it off. It’s very quiet. Remote is great. Control and setup is easy.
    The maximal speed of the balls out of this machine is fast, more than enough for the drill I am looking for. So far, I don’t need to go to the max speed. (I am a 4.0 player.)
    Also, separating the battery from the machine is a smart idea. It makes moving machine into or out of the car a lot more manageable.
    I definitely would recommend this machine to others.

  15. Salina

    I have a daughter that plays high level tennis and we needed something extra to help her hit extra balls. I’m not the greatest feeder so a ball machine was a perfect fit. After doing my research, I decided to go with the Spinfire. We absolutely love it! It’s very quite, a bit heavy, but not too difficult to move. The remote is absolutely priceless. My daughter is already showing improvements. Now, because I don’t have to feed her balls, I have more time to work with my son. Win! Win!

  16. Jack Rowe

    The machine does everything it claims to do. It has been a tremendous asset to my game.
    I’ve been able to use it to refine my strokes and increase my movement and endurance. If you want to up your game this is the product for you. It’s easy to use, reliable and versatile. It can help any level player make the next step in his or her game.

  17. David Johnson

    Really impressed with the ease of use and how much it is improving my game. I purchased with the external battery option and I’m very pleased with ease of the connection and the amount of time I get to practice on one charge. I haven’t had any issues and before I purchased I was very impressed with the customer service as they answered any questions I had before I purchased it. I would highly recommend the spinfire pro 2.

  18. Steve Kaufmann

    Very easy to setup and use. Easy to drag out to court. Remote is really small, easy to fit in pocket and controls all the functions. Would recommend this machine.

  19. back to the tennis

    Usually played Tennis with my wife, but lately she get promoted and spend more time with new boss then me so I complained and my wife as good as she is bought me This machine so she can spend time with new boss I can play tennis and life is GOOD )))
    Machine, I am 6’3” 195 pounds 49 years old and I believed I am In good shape but this machine hit me hard with reality I am not in the shape and this machine is just great way to improve your skills and your conditions. I played 4 times each time 2 hours middle settings and battery if indicator on machine is right is on 50% so totally happy with battery. One suggestion don’t judge first few days machine, you will need some time to adjust it by your liking and believe me today (day 4) I was enjoying every second.
    One tip, when you put machine on snooze and put it back on before you hit FEED button wait for 5-10 seconds. I was thinking remote isn’t enough to reach across the court…
    I will not talk about accuracy and how far goes left and right it is just in my opinion great, tell me any of your partner that do 100% accuracy ever time? So this machine is just great way of improve your everything…. Don’t take me wrong play with your buddy is great you can talk about new Front Desk HOT lady or I miss playing with my wife but she is either busy or when she come back she is tired, what a hell she is tired about spending time with luxury Hotel with her Boss? Don’t get it )) but if you don’t have opportunity to play with someone this is just if you can afford great way….
    On the end, this machine exceeded my expectation and there is plenty of speed and adjustment for me when I improve my fitness …..

  20. Jeff

    Did a lot of research before buying. Everything I expected. Would recommend this over a lot of other machines. Now if I could get the weather to cooperate everything would be perfect.

  21. Mike Ladage

    Received the Spinfire in one week on the west coast. Works great, easy assembly and the external battery is a nice feature.

  22. Alan Wilkerson

    I purchased my Spinfire Pro 2 in early 2014, so I’ve had it for a significant amount of time. I also purchased the Spinfire pressure-less balls, and have worn out a couple of sets (I tried another brand after the first set of Spinfire, and they were not nearly as good, so I went back to the Spinfire balls). The functions and features of the machine operate as advertised, and the machine is capable of feeding with a full variety of pace and spin, with the various vertical and horizontal patterns. It has the capability of feeding all types of shots encountered in a tennis match. It will definitely provide a great workout, and is a great tool to help develop stroke fundamentals. The machine easily fits in the back of my mid-size SUV, and it weighs about 50 lbs – I can easily get it in and out, but it’s a bit bulky and heavy for my wife to do it on her own. The remote works well, which makes it convenient to start and stop when on the other side of the net.

    I have replaced the battery a couple of times, but I have learned how to manage the life of the battery. I consistently run the battery completely down each time I use the machine, and then fully recharge it after each use. And I’ll turn it on in the garage and let it run until all of the way down and then recharge if I go more that a couple of weeks without using the machine/battery. Since I’ve started doing this, the battery has great range, and I’ve not replaced it since.

    As with any mechanical device, there has been a couple of minor issues that required repair. Leon with Spinfire USA has been incredibly responsive and helpful in guiding me through the simple repairs and providing videos to illustrate what to do. The service that I’ve received from him has been outstanding.

    The machine is a great value for someone looking to improve their tennis game.

    Spinfire Comment: We appreciate the feedback but would like to point out that the battery we supply is a ‘sealed lead acid’ (‘SLA’) battery, which is typical for ball machines of any brand. It does not have a memory effect.Therefore exhausting the battery completely should not have any effect on battery life or performance

  23. Jay K.

    I bought the Spinfire Pro 2 Tennis Ball Machine with an external battery in May 2018. I also purchased three packs of pressureless tennis balls (72 balls per pack). I am 58 years old, a very good player, and still in reasonably good shape. I used the Spinfire Pro 2 for a number of months (several times per week for about an hour at a time) and here are my impressions.

    The machine itself is fabulous! It is easy to operate, and the remote control allows me to make adjustments while on the opposite side of the court from the Spinfire Pro 2. By adjusting the speed with which the balls come out, the depth and placement of those shots, and the interval between shots, I can practice exactly the way I had hoped. The drill button allows me to alternate backhands and forehands, and I can move myself from side to side in exactly the right amounts by choosing between several drill levels. I have not had any mechanical problems with the machine such as a ball getting stuck or even so much as a misfire. I am so pleased with the machine that I would give it a 10 out of 10. Yet there is room for improvement. Below are my four (minor!) complaints.

    1. The remote control does all of the important things and is easy to use. But, ergonomically speaking, it is flawed. First, the button to halt the machine on the remote – and you will certainly want to halt the machine when making adjustments to intervals, speed, whatever – is just one of many buttons on this tiny, flat rectangular remote. The problem is that you cannot find this button (which is in the upper left corner of the remote) by feel alone, which is exactly what you will find yourself trying to do when you’re in the middle of drilling yourself. When I reach into my pocket for the remote to pause the machine (which I frequently do when the machine has worn me down and I need to slow the action down), I must simultaneously look at the remote and then dodge the balls that are flying at me (I like to have the balls shooting out fairly rapidly, as they would come at me in a serious game). I frequently push the wrong button when trying to pause the machine and end up changing something that I didn’t want to change. The obvious solution is to put a raised pause button in the center of the remote and to make it much larger than the other buttons, as this is the one button that you will use over and over.

    2. It is not easy to adjust the vertical height of the balls on either the remote or the machine itself. Oddly, the vertical adjustments are not part of the ordinary set of adjustments, and when you do attempt to make an adjustment, the machine jumps to various levels instead of simply allowing the user to slowly raise or lower the height from the existing level.

    3. The battery that I was sent was, apparently, defective. It didn’t hold a charge for long, and after a few weeks it would only last about 30 minutes on a full charge. The good news is that the Spinfire dealer was very accommodating, and he sent another battery to me at no charge. So far, the new battery is great.

    4. The Spinfire Pro 2 is pretty darn heavy. It’s quite an ordeal for me to get (a) a heavy machine, (b) a heavy battery, (c) a heavy basket of balls, and (d) a light tennis racquet to my court. I have to go up and down a few sets of stairs (I live in a condo) and, well, let’s just say that I can manage it at 58 but would not be able to do so at 78. My wife cannot lift the machine down the stairs. Of course, most people won’t have to deal with bringing the machine up and down narrow stairways. If not, it is easy to wheel the Spinfire Pro 2 with one arm on a flat surface.

    Regarding the balls: I was on the fence about which type of balls to get, but I’m very pleased with the pressureless ones. Yes, they’ve lost a little oomph over the past few months, but the loss is less than what occurs with “real” balls.

    Despite the minor negatives described above, I still give the Spinfire Pro 2 a score of 10 out of 10 because, when it comes to the important things that I was hoping to get from this expensive machine, I got it all. It is no exaggeration to say that the Spinfire Pro 2 has changed my life for the better.

  24. Krishan

    I ordered Spinfire Pro 2 for my son as he needs continuous practice. This machine is beautiful and is packed with a lot of power and variety. It is capable of simulating pretty much all possible tennis shots with a combination of settings. Settings are very easy to change from control panel or remote. Remote itself is very slim and easy to use. The best part is that machine is very quiet and the machine doesn’t move due to internal oscillation. I chose the external battery option which reduces the weight of machine and makes it easy to lift or carry the machine and battery separately. We have got so many compliments for this machine. Customer service is great. Leon was very patient and helpful in answering all my queries on phone and via email. I think I have made a right decision and my son and I plan to use this machine regularly. I will definitely recommend this machine to anyone who is serious about tennis. Just buy it you will not regret.

  25. T Dang

    Great machine. Excellent customer service!

  26. ju

    I spent a ridiculous amount of time researching these ball machines, even made a spreadsheet to compare. I spent what must be hours on the phone talking to the competitors. I must have called Spinfire about 4 times asking questions and even emailed after hours and on the weekend and got replies same day every time. Pre-sales support was fantastic. This machine isn’t cheap but by far the best value. I like it that the machine doesn’t move which is essential for random/player mode. I realized pretty quickly any machine that doesn’t have that is an old design. I also liked that you didn’t have to pay extra for the remote because you can’t really use one of these without one without running back and forth all the time to change the settings. The machine has all the kinds of settings you could possibly want and lots of drills. I can’t say anything bad about the Spinfire. I am VERY happy with my purchase.

  27. martin85

    I did a lot of research for the type of ball machine that had the features I wanted. Out of all, the Pro 2 fit what I wanted. The only thing it did not have was the ability to store specific, custom drills. The company may consider these in the future.

    The machine is easy to use and quiet. With the internal battery it is a bit heavy but nothing unmanageable. I have put nearly a thousand balls through it to date and it had performed without any problems.

    It is easy to change the speed, spin, ball interval, elevation settings from the remote control or control panel, even while balls are flying out. However, you cannot save any of those settings into memory. You have to set them manually each time so I made a small card and laminated it and keep it with the machine for quick recall of what works for me. Only the last settings are saved when the machine is turned off.

    I have used many different kinds of pressureless balls and was not a fan of them. However after speaking with the company, I decided to try two packages of them since they were supposedly designed for use with the machines. They definitely perform well, much better than balls right out of the can. They are consistently thrown by the machine and have a consistent bounce. I did find one or two that had a less than desirable bounce but that was not a problem. The balls are more than you would pay for three cases of Penn but hopefully (as much as we practice) they will outlast them.

    If you are serious about your tennis and want a partner that never tires, never complains and wears you out, the Spinfire Pro 2 is what you need.

    I highly recommend this machine and, if the company offers additional features in the future, I hope it will be offered as an upgrade to existing machines. I also recommend the balls, although they are higher than regular balls. You won’t be disappointed.

  28. jkirklambertatty

    I received the Spinfire Pro 2 about two weeks ago and am very pleased with this ball machine. The drills are great and the remote works like a charm. The portable battery back has worked out very well as I am able to leave the Spinfire in my SUV and simply transport my battery in to recharge without having to move the machine. I am using the pressureless balls and the machine is amazingly consistent with ball placement. My daughter is 8 years old and picking up tennis, and she is able to use it to practice her ground strokes and footwork as well. So far, I am very satisfied with this purchase. K Lambert

  29. David C

    The Spinfire is a great ball machine. I’ve had my machine for about 3 years and it has provided hours of great drills and exercise. I even upgraded my machine to have the full featured remote which is now being sold with new machines. Internal oscillation, two-line drills and horizontal and vertical drills make this a true full featured machine. I also like being able to move the throwing wheels with the remote from one side to the other for fine tuning from the opposite end of the court. The machine can also be put into sleep mode when picking up balls which conserves the battery. The machine is portable but it’s on the large size so it may be a challenge fitting it into a smaller car but if you have a mid-size or larger vehicle, it shouldn’t be an issue. The company (Spinfire) is fantastic. I had a defective throwing wheel and they replaced both wheels for free even though my machine was beyond the warranty period. They truly stand by their machine and provide excellent customer service. Leon was great to work with and very knowledgeable about the Spinfire product. If you are looking at a full featured machine, you should definitely consider Spinfire. It’s not inexpensive but compared to other machines with similar features, it’s definitely a good value. Happy hitting!

  30. OLEKSANDR

    I upgraded my remote to the new one.
    It is took 9 or 10 day (count Sat and Sun) with service done really fast!
    Remote itself just awesome – small, fits in your pocket, don’t have antenna.
    And by the way you can keep it as i do in little zip-lock kind of bag – so it will not get wet in your sweat!

    On the other side – the firmware on the machine itself got updated.
    I notice good change in the way how interval is controlled. Before it was a bit not smooth and was really changing a lot between 5 and 7 … while you would not feel difference going below 5 …

    And btw I’m not using buttons on the machine anymore – just remote – it is more comfortable – no need to use menu button and scroll through settings.

    Also a big person THANK YOU!!! to Leon who helped me and guided through whole process of upgrade!!!

  31. OLEKSANDR

    I’ve got this ball machine about a month ago I can say – this is AWESOME!
    In 2-3 weeks you will start to see the result.
    I like all features in it and will not list them.
    Would go only through the “good to improve/change list”

    1. Small wheels.
    2. Flimsy and hard to retract handle.

    In the features to be added I would like to have:
    1. Memory slots for different settings combination.
    2. TBD

    And here is my video hitting with ball my best partner – Spinfire Pro 2!!!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8b22iBVqvAg

  32. Tennis Mom

    I ordered the Spinfire Pro 2 for my daughter. She is 12 and I can’t keep up any more. This machine provides extraordinary challenge even on the low settings. She will definitely be able to grow with this machine. The cost was steep, but not out of line with other machines of it’s caliber. The user guide is easy, but it would be great to have a quick guide to stick on the side or something. But I’m sure it will get easier to remember different settings as we continue to use it. If you have a favorite setting, the machine will automatically remember the last setting used. It is very heavy! So getting it in and out of the SUV is a bear for us. All in all, I’m very happy with the purchase and the customer service was excellent!

  33. Topspin

    Light, very mobile. Super work out. Does everything preparing one for the complete all court game.

  34. Spencer

    I purchased the Spinfire Pro 2 about a month ago had have enjoyed every aspect of it. The settings are easy to use. The system does everything that is advertised. The Internal oscillation is a great feature!!!

    Other companies offered similar products that promote additional features that – just aren’t accurate. Spinfire Pro 2 is the real deal.

  35. Critique

    The Spinpro 2 is a great tool for practicing your game. However, it would be better if it were easier to see the programmable screen on the machine itself. It is somewhat difficult to understand all the possibilities of practice. I do not regret investing in this ball machine. This machine is great and fulfilled my expectations.

  36. Triath

    My son and I are using the Spinfire 2 almost daily. It has been very consistent and reliable from the start. Transport has been easy with handle and wheels. The internal oscillation is ideal. The remote works well. Overall a great value and everything we were looking for!

  37. Jonathan

    Daughter loves it, she uses it everyday after school

  38. Tennis Terminator Robot

    The great thing about these tennis ball machines is that they never complain or argue, never cancel last minute on you and are always ready when you are.

    This machine is great, I hope it will serve me and my son for many years. This is a great machine for practice and a good work out.

    Easy to program with on front panel or with remote. That remote is very handy and it works from the other side of the court. Great spin, ball speed and oscillation. The drills work fine.

    The Spinfire however does have a few minor flaws in my opinion, such as:
    – It is quite a weight, so if you’re not that strong then maneuvering this thing in an out of a car will be a power lifting challenge. No way for a kid or a lady to lift it in/out of a vehicle
    – If you have a soft-top you could probably lift it into the back seat but I recommend a car with a rear cargo door (e.g. RAV4)
    – Access to the battery charging socket isn’t possible with the hopper in its reverse position, so as somebody else suggested, a hole should be drilled for that or socket should be moved
    – The wheels are a bit small compared to the lobster so over rough ground or up and down curbs/sidewalks can be tricky
    – Although the retractable luggage style handle works well and is comfortable it doesn’t feel as solid as I’d expect from a $2,100 machine
    – Could do with a portable QuickStart guide to have at the court side to help with working out the settings and modes, I made my own which was really handy and I have table to record my own settings too

    I think the machine may be targeted for really good players because the ball speed, spin and drills would kill many that dare to try some of the max settings, especially with a full load. Who has $300 to spend on filling this thing up with 200 balls. Perhaps a smaller model (Spinfire Pro Lite) with 80 ball capacity will be available in the future for those that need a lighter machine. After all, those pressureless balls come in packs up to 72balls and a those ball pick up baskets usually hold up to 80balls.

    Luckily none of the above issues bother me much I am really pleased with my purchase.

    I almost forget to mention. The machine arrived within 2days!!! So, excellent shipping. When I contacted customer service with some of my suggestions they received them in a very constructive and appreciative manor, so full marks to customer satisfaction.

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