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pro's pro MT-200 / MT-300 / MT-400, electronic tension head

Discussion in 'Badminton Stringing Techniques & Tools' started by endFX, Jul 4, 2019.

  1. endFX

    endFX Regular Member

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    Has anyone tried the new prospro tension heads?

    There is the MT-200 that is comparable to the wise 2086.
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    It is probably from a different factory then the wise. Does anyone know the OEM and if it's worth anything?


    There is also the MT-300 that looks like the tension head you can get with the latest super stringer machines.
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    It seems very similar to the super stringer machine and could be the same OEM (or counterfeit?).
    If it is the same machine it could be interesting since you can't get this tension head separately from super stringer. They offer adapter for different machines (even for cranks).
    For 360€ this could be a good alternative to a wise.

    Also found a short video:


    Update:
    There seems to be a new motor/machine coming from prospro the MT-400.
    Turntable and clamp bases look a lot like Signum/super stringer family. But the tensioner looks new.

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    s_mair Regular Member

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    Check out https://www.badmintoncentral.com/fo...stringing-machine-family.180467/#post-2719967.

    The OEM of PP machines is Siboasi and they have gotten their own version of the WISE (but no idea who is actually making the motors). Having seen and used the Superstringer version of the round gripper motor, I can directly spot a difference in the gripper which has rougher surfaces and misses the black anodized coating of the gripper plates. No idea about the changes they did on the inside, but I expect those motors to be a low-cost version of the originals - especially looking at the linear tensioning 2086 knock-off.
     
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    s_mair Regular Member

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    Looks indeed a lot like an AEF-made Superstringer sibling when it comes to mechanics. Design of the tension head doesn't look very "new", so that might be an older off the shelf motor from AEF.

    Looks like PP finally goes the right way to offer higher quality machines and components.
     
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    Hello! I am using MT-200. It's 2 and a half years old. Pretty decent stringing electronic head. I'm stringing around 250 rackets/year with it. Had only minor issues. For example, sometimes, especially in high tensions, the motor was making some wierd noises when it was releasing the string after tensioning. Solved that with a light lubrication of the worm shaft. I think I will have to replace soon the diablo head because the plates that are holding the string are starting to wear off (the interior side where the bearings balls are located)
     
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    That's some bad photoshop skills to place the tensioner there and with the company branding added on top. Nut if it is indicative of the final product and they keep the price reasonable then it could be the new budget friendly entry model (with electronic tensioner).
     
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    Did you see this device on an other machine before?

    Thanks for your reply. I think the bearing or string gripper wearing off that fast is pretty bad. Is it easy to replace/repair?

    Well, unfortunately most shops use this kind of sloppy computer generated pictures instead of real photographs.
     
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    Yes, it is very easy to replace. I just have to find a store whonis selling this part. I haven't looked yet. It is still working fine with a bit of lubrication. Be aware that i have stringed over 700 rackets with no problem at all beside what I wrote in the last post.


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