About Yonex Duora Series:
Yonex is known for state of the art manufacturing technique and research & development on badminton racket material and its technology. In order to bring racket technology in next level, Yonex launched latest Duora Series. Yonex duora Series is all new technology launched by Yonex.
Following are the key Benefits of Yonex Duora Series:
Duora Series is launched with innovative frame design concept.
In duora series , two cross sections are used for same frame type.
One side of the fame , Box type section is used which offers better strength.
Other side of the frame , Aero type frame section is used which offers better speed.
Yonex used different material at different side of frame. Using different material at different side gives better strength and better speed to racket.
Following are the difference in two Rackets:
Smash Power: Duora Z strike is equipped with extra stiff shaft which offers powerful smashes. It’s shaft is 4mm longer as compared to Duora 10 , so player can enjoy the extra power on shots with Z Strike.
Stiffness: Duora Z Strike is having stiffer shaft, shifter shaft provides better repulsion and accurate shot delivery. As Duora Z Strike is having stiffer shaft so player who love to play stiffer shaft will like z strike. As compared to Z Strike , Duora 10 is equipped with littile flexible shaft.
Handling the shots at Net: Both the rackets are performed well during testing. Proper string tension will resolve the control issues. Player needs to carefully select the string and string tension in order to get best in class performance.
Defense: In defense , Duora 10 found to be better as compared to z strike.
Counter Attack: In this part we need to give advantage to Duora 10. Duora 10 is better in counter attack and we found player can effective play the fast drive , half samshes , and cross corner shots. Strike found to little slow as compared to duora 10 on counter attack.
Weight: Weight of both the rackets are same .i.e 88 gms.
Racket rating comparison:
Duora Z Strike:
Smash Power: 9.5
3rd Line Clear: 9.2
Counter Attack : 9.0
Smash Power: 9
3rd Line Clear: 9.0
Counter Attack : 9.5
About Duora 10:
Duora 10 is a latest launch by YONEX in 2015. It is equipped with BOX type frame design which gives a new aerodynamic frame design shape to racket and allow badminton player to hit Strong forehand smash and fast backhand drive. It is a stiff badminton racket with 2 weight configurations (3U (Ave.88g), 2U (Ave.93g)). It is available in Green and Orange color. Frame of Duora 10 is made of H.M. Graphite, NANOMETRIC DR, Ni-Ti Fiber while its shaft is made of H.M. Graphite, NANOMETRIC.
Enjoy the game with Dual Optimum System
In dual optimum fame concept, YONEX putted 2 types of frame sections design into single frame constriction. Front side of the frame is designed with box section frame while backside of frame is designed with aero frame. This type of configuration gives two sections into single frame construction. Box section is designed with new material Nanometric Dr while aero section is designed with NI-TI fiber material. Both the Material together gives new and revolution frame designed which gives following benefits to badminton players.
Forehand side of frame is designed with Box type section and equipped with Nanometric DR Material which gives shuttle hold time 3%. Due to this player place the shuttle with more power and superb control.
Backhand side of frame is designed with aero type section and equipped with NI-TI fiber which gives repulsion 9% . Due to this player gets stiffer racket which results into quick racket repulsion.
About Duora Z Strike:
Duora Z strike is latest launched by Yonex 2017. It is dual optimum frame base racket (Its means cross section of the racket is different at two sides. At one side it will be Box type and on the other side it will be aero type). So, in Dual optimum frame technology developed by Yonex, Player gets two fold benefits: With Aero Section Frame, Player will get improve aerodynamics of the racket frame which results into better racket swing speed. With Box Type of frame cross section, player will get rigid frame geometry which helps in better stability and repulsion of the racket.
What New in Duora Z Strike Racket:
Innovative Hyper MG Graphite Material:
Yonex used latest graphite material (hyper MG) at lower part of frame. Hyper MG is very elastic graphite material. With new elastic material at lower part of frame gives better repulsion power on shots. As a comparison, with Hyper MG graphite material, player will get 8 % more repulsion.
Duora Grommets Concept:
In New grommets Yonex used different thickness grommets (8 Linked )on either side of the fame. Due to different thickness of grommets, behavior of sting bed is different on different cross section. Yonex used thicker and harder grommets on Aero side which gives extra power to string bed. Overall , With Duora Grommets ,player get better launch power to shuttle.
Horizontal A concept:
In new grommets patterns Yonex used more horizontal positioned grommets which allow smooth movement of string from grommets. This type of grommets patterns gives enlarged sweet spot and improved power on shots.
Stiffer Racket Feel:
Duora Z strike is latest launch by Yonex and Yonex kept this racket stiffer as compare to old Duora 10, so player who wants stiffer racket, this is good news for them. Racket shaft is also thinner as compared to duora 10 which will provide more repulsion power on shots with accuracy.
Black and White Racket Color:
Racket color is traditional, we can recall aromotec series if rackets.