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varietee™ comparative performance details

This comparison has been carried out by d'Crouza Products personnel. Customers are encouraged to undertake their own comparison for confirmation of the opinions expressed above. We are sure you will agree.

Aspect Rubber Wedge Chocked Platform varietee™ Hydraulic Platform
Price (A$) Cheap Cheap Affordable Expensive
Degree of Tilt No adjustment, single gentle slope. Several adjustments, up to a medium slope. Fine adjustment, up to a steep slope. Fine adjustment, up to a very steep slope.
Direction of Tilt Fine adjustment. 4 directions only. Fine adjustment. Fine adjustment.
Ease and speed of adjustment No adjustment for degree of tilt. Direction of tilt adjusted by manhandling heavy pieces of rubber - very slow and difficult. Degree and direction of tilt adjusted by lifting the platform edge and inserting chocks - slow to adjust and requires effort. Degree and direction of tilt adjusted by manually rotating the Rota-Wedges - fast to adjust and requires little effort. Powered adjustment of degree and direction of tilt - fast and simple to adjust.
Solidity of Stance Firm support of golfer's weight. Platform flexes under golfer's weight. Perimeter support by rings provides firm support of golfer's weight. Somewhat springy at platform perimeter under golfer's weight.
Theft Deterrence None None Can be bolted down Can be bolted down.
Installation Simple. Simple. Simple Complex due to power supply requirements and heavy weight of unit.
Safety No significant issues Poorly placed chocks could lead to toppling. No significant issues. Open sides present a significant crushing hazard. Very steep slopes dangerous to play from
Portability Highly portable. Highly portable. Highly portable. Difficult due to heavy weight and requires add-on features (at additional cost) to enable portability.
Durability Highly durable. Durable. Highly durable. Special measures required to protect mechanical, electrical and electronic components from the elements.
Maintenance None required. None required. Occasional hose-out only. Considerable maintenance of mechanical, electrical and electronic components required.
Retrofitting to Existing Driving Ranges Very low profile - little reduction in headroom. Low profile - little reduction in headroom. Low profile - little reduction in headroom. Considerable height of unit necessitates embedment in floor to avoid excessive reduction in headroom.
Supply Lead Time Sold from stock. Sold from stock. Sold from stock. Made to order due to high price and complexity of design.