A Review of the Robo Pong

The Robo-Pong 2050 is Newgy’s leader ping-pong robot, with every one of the fancy odds and ends you would ever need. With a sticker price of around the $700 to $800 check at the season of this survey, it isn’t shabby. In any case, it’s not even close to the expense of the Butterfly Amicus 3000, either. It is an awesome incentive for cash.

It’s programmable, solid, simple to setup, easy to utilize, transportable, can give fast and turn, sways, has a lot of ball limit, and in particular, works to perfection of nourishing the balls reliably.

It’s extraordinary for cellar players, propelled players and coaches.Perhaps the main players who probably won’t think that its helpful are the individuals who require a robot where the speed and turn of the ball are decoupled, so that spinny short serves can be recreated, coast balls can be created, and moderate spinny balls and quick however not-spinny balls can be anticipated. These things are pleasant to have, yet require a second projection wheel that runs autonomously of the principal wheel, and incredibly increment the expense of robots that have this capacity, (for example, the Butterfly Amicus 3000 Plus, the Prakttismate PK1 and PK2, the TW2700 arrangement, and the XuShaoFa robot) .


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Newgy Robo-Pong 2050 Specifications

Photograph of Newgy Robo-Pong 2050 table tennis robot – side/back view

Newgy Robo-Pong 2050 table tennis robot – side/back view. © 2012 Greg Letts, authorized to About.com, Inc.

Strangely enough, for a robot that accompanies an extremely far reaching set of manuals there isn’t any simple to discover a posting of the Robo-Pong 2050 details. The greater part of the tech specs are made reference to on the Newgy site in the Features and FAQs segments.

Weight: Around 20 pounds

Max ball recurrence: From 85 to 170 balls for each moment, contingent upon the model.

Max ball speed: 65 to 75 mph

Max ball RPM: Unknown, however at max settings, it’s as substantial (or heavier) than any circle drive

Ball Capacity: 120 balls (in spite of the fact that I’m almost certain it could deal with additional).

Programmable Drills: Up to 64 drills, 32 are not alterable, the other 32 can be changed or overwritten, and came back to processing plant settings whenever wanted.

Turn Capability: Topspin, reverse-pivot, or sidespin. Can consolidate sidespin with topspin or reverse-pivot. Requires the player to physically turn the robot make a beeline for change the turn type.

Guarantee: 30-day unqualified unconditional promise, Limited one=year guarantee ( item to be free from imperfections in material and workmanship for one year from date of procurement), Five- – year benefit arrangement.

Swaying Ability: Yes, great table inclusion.

Robot Adjustable: Yes, can tilt robot head up or down to change toss point. Can likewise utilize the independently accessible Robo-Caddy (a different robot remain) to change the tallness of the robot, and move it far from the table.

Remote Control: Yes, simple to use, with a section to join the remote to the table close to the player.

Reuse Balls: Yes, programmed ball reusing. Accumulation net is incorporated with the 2050 model.


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Newgy Robo-Pong 2050 – Setup and Takedown

Photograph of Newgy Robo-Pong 2050 – Folded Up for Storage/Transport

Newgy Robo-Pong 2050 – Folded Up for Storage/Transport. © 2012 Greg Letts, authorized to About.com, Inc.

The Newgy Robo-Pong 2050 is a breeze to setup and takedown. Watch the provided DVD that accompanies the robot first – it clarifies the procedure obviously and briefly.

It takes five to 10 minutes to set up the Robo-Pong 2050 the first occasion when you utilize it. You can see from the photo that everything folds up flawlessly. There is likewise an extra Robo-Tote Carry Case that you can buy independently, which is fundamentally a convey pack that encases the robot and gives a helpful handle to transport. Not a basic thing on the off chance that you are utilizing it at home just, yet clever for mentors who are bearing the robot to various areas. It’s about $60.


Be cautious while transporting it via vehicle as it is somewhat tall, and may be inclined to tip over on the off chance that you put it on a vehicle seat and brake pointedly.


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Manuals and DVDs

Photograph of Newgy Robo-Pong 2050 – Manuals

Newgy Robo-Pong 2050 – Manuals. © 2012 Greg Letts, authorized to About.com, Inc.

The Newgy Robo-Pong 2050 accompanies a lot of materials to enable you to take advantage of the robot.

As a matter of first importance, there is the Owner’s DVD, which is likely where you should begin. Described and shown by USA table tennis tip top player Brian Pace (who completes a great job, he is clear and simple to pursue), it works to perfection of disclosing how to set up and bring down the robot legitimately, and how to utilize the robot in Normal mode, Drill Mode, PC mode (where drills can be made, altered, transferred and downloaded), and also the setup highlights of the robot.

You’ll additionally need to look at the Newgy Robo-Pong Training Manual, as an apprentice’s guide like this is a smart thought to enable novices to begin on the correct foot.


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Newgy Robo-Pong 2050: Remote Control

Photograph of Newgy Robo-Pong 2050 – Remote Control

Newgy Robo-Pong 2050 – Remote Control. © 2012 Greg Letts, authorized to About.com, Inc.

A great part of the convenience of the Newgy Robo-Pong 2050 spins around its remote controller, envisioned here joined to the side of the table by means of its section.

In the event that you have a table with a vast side smock, you may think that its difficult to just slip the section in favor of the table as exhibited in the DVD. All things considered, take a stab at going where the net joins to the table, and you should find that you would now be able to slip the section on the table now, and after that slide it down towards the endline of the table.

Luckily, it is , that the people at Newgy have invested a great deal of energy, exertion and mental aptitude in concocting a remote control menu interface that is straightforward and work with. You can switch between Normal mode (where the player can set up a ball arrangement of his decision in a flash) and Drill mode (where the player can utilize pre-modified drills that are put away in the remote control) in the press of a catch or two.

The clarification of the considerable number of highlights of these two modes takes up a few pages of the manual, so I’m not in any case going to endeavor to rehash that here. In any case, here’s an abnormal state depiction of what is accessible in every mode:

Typical Mode

In this mode, you can set various elements to your inclination.

Ball speed/turn: From moderate and no turn, to quick and exceptionally spinny (they are connected together).

Ball situating: The furthest left position you need to toss the ball to, and the right-most position you need to toss the ball to (there are 21 positions, from far left to far right). You can abandon them both the equivalent, in which case the ball will go to a similar place each time, set a left and right an incentive with no swaying, in which case the ball will switch back and forth between the left and right positions, or even have Oscillation Random turned on, in which cause the ball will be sent haphazardly anyplace between the left and right positions. It just takes two or three seconds to switch between these three modes.

Hold up time: You can set a hold up time between balls that suits you, and change it with a catch press. This works extremely well for adjusting the penetrate you have set up, so you get the planning perfectly.

Tally/Time alternatives: You can set the robot to toss out a specific number of balls by checking down from a preset number, or by setting a period limit. These are connected together by the measure of hold up time you have picked; on the off chance that you have a hold up of one moment set up, you can toss out 30 balls or set up a period limit of 30 seconds, and the outcomes will be the equivalent, you’ll get 30 balls in 30 seconds.

At long last, you can randomize the speed, swaying and hold up settings. Fundamentally, for speed and hold up you can set a constraining an incentive for either (or both) inside which the robot will fluctuate from the essential set esteem (both quicker and slower). This really turned out to be an extremely helpful component, since utilizing the randomize settings truly drives you to focus a lot harder, as the ball isn’t arriving in a set mood. Include the sway arbitrary element also, and the consistent changes in speed, profundity, side to side situation and time between shots truly keeps you on your toes and keeps you from simply making a halfhearted effort.

Penetrate Mode

The Drill Mode is like Normal Mode, yet it utilizes 64 pre-customized drills that the player can look over. These drills differ from learner level to extremely propelled dimension however luckily, even the hardest of the drills can be physically balanced with several catch presses to back off the speed and turn on the ball or give you additional time between shots. You can likewise set the occasions the bore succession will rehash, or the timeframe the bore will keep running for, which is pleasant.

The manual gives a graph posting of the considerable number of drills, however there is likewise a review mode on the remote control that gives you a chance to check where the penetrate will toss the balls (despite the fact that you should observe precisely, it sees very quick).

There are 64 drills that a preset on the remote control. The initial 32 can’t be changed, while the second 32 can be adjusted or supplanted.


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Newgy Robo-Pong 2050: Ball Return and Ball Capacity

Newgy Robo-Pong 2050 – Ball Return and Ball Capacity

Newgy Robo-Pong 2050 – Ball Return and Ball Capacity. © 2012 Greg Letts, authorized to About.com, Inc.

As per the Newgy site, the Robo-Pong 2050 is fit for taking care of around 120 balls at any given moment. It doesn’t stick excessively. Be a little watchful while evacuating the side net attachers; these utilization a creased teeth framework to hold them set up on your ordinary net. It’s anything but difficult to not focus and lift the attachers up while they are as yet holding the work of your net. Do this too commandingly and you’ll be searching for another net. Do this legitimately and you won’t have an issue.


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Newgy Robo-Pong 2050: Ball Projection Head

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