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another tech ball to put on our Christmas list ?

Apr 27, 2016
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So I received 2 for Christmas and finally tested it out. So far it's VERY frustrating. I get more "Pitch did not start from quiet stable place" than actual readings. This is especially true with throwing fastballs, as we can't get one fastball reading on multiple pitchers. Hoping it's the balls that need to be replaced, or else this is a definite waste. If anyone has any tips, it'll be appreciated.
 
Sep 19, 2018
97
8
What???? Please elaborate
If I am understanding everything correctly,

rotations / rotations per second give us flight time. Time X Ave Speed gives you distance. I think a difference of 2 inches is pretty good. Well within an expected distribution.
 
Apr 28, 2014
1,100
48
We just pitched at 43 feet and I sat 2-3 feet behind home plate. I am an EE by trade and didn't bother to run the String Theory on the throw :)
DD's stride is not 6.5" LOL
Still a great tool.. Her spins are getting better week after week.
 
Jun 17, 2009
15,129
0
Portland, OR
We just pitched at 43 feet and I sat 2-3 feet behind home plate. I am an EE by trade and didn't bother to run the String Theory on the throw :)
DD's stride is not 6.5" LOL
Still a great tool.. Her spins are getting better week after week.
You will find that a radar gun will give a different value for pitch speed.
 
Oct 4, 2018
465
43
What's the least expensive way to find out how fast my 9 year old throws the ball?

A. Borrow a device from someone
B. Pick a number between 35 and 48
C. Other
 

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