The Playmate Smash allows ball speed, elevation, spin and interval can be set on the easy to use control panel. Thesame shot can each be programmed in up to one of 7 pre-set directions. The sequence can be re-played over and over in the same order or in a random order. The number of different patterns that can be played is very large. The ball hopper capacity is 300 balls.
The Smash can be upgraded to the Deuce, Genie or PC by plugging-in a different control panel that allows two different shots to be set. Each of the two shots can have a different ball speed, elevation and spin set. This allows very useful two shot sequences to be played such as lob followed by volley (in this case the interval after the lob can be increased before the volley is fired).