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Sports Sensors Baseball Glove Radar, 120MPH Max Speed 360S
$64.95 $79.95 Save 19%
Code: GR-RG-Glove-Radar
MPN: 360S
UPC: 694658013606

Sports Sensors Baseball Glove Radar Product Info

The Sport Sensors Glove Radar is a small inexpensive Doppler radar velocity sensor which attaches to a baseball or softball glove to measure the speed of the ball just before it is caught. It is easily attached to, and removed from virtually any ball glove. The clever design of this sport radar gun results in a small, versatile, low-cost device, affordable for youth and senior level teams and individual players.

The purpose of Sport Sensor Glove Radar is to assist in developing players' throwing capabilities by providing a measure of velocity improvement which results from using proper throwing techniques. By learning the proper way to condition, train, warm-up, and throw, players can achieve their best accuracy and velocity performance, while reducing the risks of injury to their arm and body. The SportSensor Glove Radar can aid any player - infielders and outfielders, as well as pitchers and catchers, throwing from any distance. Professional and amateur players can use the Glove Radar when warming-up. Young ballplayers will benefit from velocity information when tossing or training, and will have fun using it.

When worn by the receiver of the ball, or by multiple tossing partners in non-game situations, the Glove Radar responds to the approaching ball just before it reaches the glove. Thus, unlike most "radar speed guns", a long range capability is not required. Powered by a single cell lithium battery, the Glove Radar transmission level is well below that of most "wireless" consumer products such as cellular and portable telephones, for example. Transmission characteristics are well within FCC requirements and prescribed safety levels. The Sport Sensors GloveRadar is microprocessor controlled, like a mini-computer, and indicates calculated miles-per-hour ball speed on a liquid crystal display (LCD). Subsequent international models will display appropriate units of measure.

The Glove Radar is packaged in a rugged plastic housing assembly, sealed to protect the internal electronics from dust, dirt and moisture which can be encountered during normal use. However, the unit is not hermetically sealed and is not intended to be immersed in water.

Two screws hold the cover in place, which can be removed to replace the internal battery. A strong, weather-resistant nylon cord, facilitates attachment to virtually any ball glove. (Attachment details are discussed on the Glove Attachment page.) A rubber pad, molded onto the housing surface adjacent to the glove, absorbs impact "shock" forces from the ball being caught.

The internal electronics are in "sleep" mode until activated by depressing the push-button "on" switch. This action applies electrical power from the battery to the radar transmitter. The liquid crystal MPH display will indicate the last velocity reading. Depressing the push-button again will cause the display to show a flashing "00", indicating that the Glove Radar is transmitting. Upon receipt of a velocity signal produced by a ball about to be caught in the glove, the ball speed is calculated and shown on the display in miles-per-hour. Receipt of a velocity signal turns off the radar transmitter until the "on" switch is depressed. If a velocity signal is not received within 20 seconds after depression of the push-button "on" switch, electrical power is automatically removed from the radar transmitter until the switch button is again depressed. Limiting the "on" time of the radar transmitter conserves battery power in order to maximize battery life. The last velocity reading continues to be displayed. However, the Glove Radar goes into the sleep mode after an inactivity period of about a minute.

Specifications for Sports Radar Baseball Glove Radar:

Size: Triangular shape, 2 1/2" Wide; 3 1/2" Long; 1 3/16" Thick
Weight: 3 oz.
Attachment: 40 inch, 1/8" dia. weather-resistant, durable nylon cord
Display Type: 2 1/2 Segment LCD
Speed Units: Miles-Per-Hour (MPH)
Speed Range: 20-120 MPH
Accuracy: Within 1 MPH of typical sports radar speed guns located at comparable receiving positions
Battery: 3 Volt, 160 mAh, Lithium CR-1/3N, DL-1/3N, 2L76BP
Battery Operating Life: Over 30 hours of continuous use; over 5000 transmission cycles (5000 speed measurements)
Operating Temperature: 40-110 degrees F
Storage Temperature: 32-120 degrees F
Patent: U.S. Patent 5,864,061
Other Information: FCC Tests Passed
Grant of Equipment: Authorization Certification was posted by the FCC on 04/06/1999.

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Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Glove Rdar by Legacy Reviewer, July 25, 2007
I have loaned my glove with the radar attached to it to others to try out and several have asked where they could purchase a unit. Tested it against a $1200 gun and it was within +/- 1 mph as advertised. Very happy with it!! Pros: Easy to use, depe...
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Helpful Negative Review glove radar and its use by Legacy Reviewer, August 14, 2007
My next purchase will be the speedtrac unit as this glove radar is too suseptable to quick hand movements to catch the ball and becomes loose to easily with use. Pros: inexpensive and portable Cons: The unit flops around on the glove after continued ...
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Most Recent Review Baseball Glove Radar by Legacy Reviewer, July 22, 2012
Radar is not accurate and varies too much from measurement to measurement Pros: Easy to set up Cons: Is not accurate on speed
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Most Recent Review speed sensor by Legacy Reviewer, December 3, 2009
speed readings were off by at least 10-12 mph.liked the small size.but wish its readings were more acurate. Pros: small size Cons: bad speed readings
Most Recent Review Important tool to motivate by Legacy Reviewer, October 18, 2007
Used this tool for few months now. My daughter has gone from averaging 42 mph to 52mph in few months by improving her mechanics. The radar readig changes wiht the direction of the pitch by a few miles, so that sometimes need to be considered, but whe...
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