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Yonex Nanoflare 1000Z Badminton Racket
Shop for the Yonex Nanoflare 1000 Z head-light/even balance badminton racket and access rapid-fire speed and built-in power in every shot. It is a favorite of badminton champions such as Lakshya Sen and Carolina Marin.
Since its launch on 16th June 2023, the NF-1000Z racket is in the news! And for all the right reasons! Lakshya Sen was seen winning his first-ever BWF Super-500 Canada Open (2023) with the racket. He used the same NF-1000Z to reach the semi-final of the US Open (2023).
Also, another Indian shuttler, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, used Yonex Nanoflare 1000Z to create a Guinness World Record for the fastest smash ever! If you want to enjoy the lightning speed and power of the Nanoflare 1000Z racket, trust Nydhi for the best pricing and faster shipping.
- Flex: Extra Stiff
- Balance: Head Light
- Level: Advanced / Professional
- Frame: HM Graphite, NANOMETRIC DR, M40X, EX-HYPER MG
- Shaft: HM Graphite / Ultra PE FIBER
- Joint: NEW Built-in T-Joint
- Length: 5 mm longer
- Weight / Grip: 4U (Avg. 83g) G5,6 - 3U(Avg. 88g) G4,5,6
- Stringing Advice: 4U (20-28 lbs), 3U (19-29 lbs)
- Color(s): Lightning Yellow
- Release Date: June 16, 2023
- Item Code: NF-1000Z
Yonex says that NF-1000Z is a lightning-fast racket. However, many players feel it is head-heavy for the power it generates. Is Nanoflare 1000Z head-heavy?
Traditionally, whenever Yonex has introduced a Z-series, it has been about strength. For example, the Voltric Z-Force 2 was a head-heavy racket that became a sensation after its launch. Another example is the Yonex Arcsaber Z Slash, a head-heavy/even balance racket. So, the confusion about the Yonex NF-1000Z being a head-heavy racket is quite palpable.
The confusion increased when Yonex mentioned in the newsletter that the racket was the perfect blend of speed and power. Also, many players have played powerful smashes with it. And, who can forget that Satwiksairaj Rankireddy used the NF-10000Z to create the world record for the fastest smash shot?
Many compare its feel to the Arcsaber 7 Pro. Some say it is even faster than another successful Yonex model: Arcsber 11 Pro. Its head-lightness makes it very fast. So, no, it is not a head-heavy racket.
Please note that this racket is headlight/even balanced. It may have a heavier head than other head-light models. But it is not a head-heavy racket.
I have seen people comparing Yonex NF-1000Z with the Nanoflare 800. Is there some merit in the comparison? What is your expert opinion?
A successor to the popular Nanoray series, the Yonex Nanoflare rackets are popular among recreational players and badminton professionals who enjoy head-light rackets focusing on skills and pace. You can categorize several models in the series as head-light/even-balanced.
There are several successful rackets in the Nanoflare series. So, it is common to find comparisons among them. The latest launch of the series, Nanoflare 1000Z racket complements existing pro-level models such as 800, 800LT, and 700.
A. Yonex Nanoflare 1000Z
This Made-in-Japan Nanoflare racket offers the stiffest and crispest feel upon contact. If you compare its head size with Yonex Nanoflare 700, it has a smaller compact frame that results in a faster swing speed. It means its sweet spot is also smaller when compared to NF-700.
It is available in two weight categories: 3U and 4U. It has a slightly head-heavy frame when compared to the other three models, thus allowing for more raw power.
Ideal for advanced players who want more speed and maneuverability without giving up on power. If you consider power, the Nanoflare 1000Z racket wins the game.
B. Yonex Nanoflare 800 and 800LT
Along with 800LT, the Yonex Nanoflare 800 has a stiff frame for repulsion and quick snapback. Both rackets have the smallest and thinnest frame size for the fastest swing action. However, it means both have reduced sweet spots than NF-700 and NF-1000Z.
If you compare speed, the 800LT is the fastest because of its reduced weight (5U). Nanoflare 800 (4U) and 800 (3U) come in second and third. Remember, the NF-800 and the NF-800LT rackets are not more powerful than the NF-1000Z. So, if you are looking for pure speed, go for them.
C. Yonex Nanoflare 700
When considering racket frame and head size, the racket that comes close to Nanoflare 1000Z is the 700. The 800 and 800 LT are very small and compact to the other options.
The NF-700 offers a medium and softer feel. It means the racket is not as responsive as the other three models. However, it has one of the thickest frames available on the market. The racket has a large head, thus, creating an enhanced sweet spot bigger than ever. It shows that the racket is best in terms of playability.
When it comes to defense (speed and maneuverability), the racket is faster than 1000Z 4U and 3U models. It is more user-friendly than other racket options.
I am confused between buying the Astrox 100ZZ and the Nanoflare 1000Z. What are your thoughts?
Well, both the rackets are different in terms of design and playability. Yonex has designed the Astrox 100ZZ racket for advanced players who like more power and speed. On the other hand, the Nanoflare 1000Z is well-suited for professionals who enjoy fast rallies but are not limited to doubles players.
One can say that Satwiksairaj Rankireddy used the racket for playing the fastest smash. However, the results come from a controlled environment. The NF-1000Z is a head-light/even balanced racket that is slightly more head-heavy and powerful than other head-light rackets. But, if you compare it to Astrox 100ZZ, it will fall short.
On a side note, a better comparison of the Nanoflare 1000Z can be Arcsaber 11 Pro because it offers similar results. And, both belong to the same head-light/even balance category. However, the Arcsaber 11 Pro does not produce so much power and focuses more on control.
So, if you want more power and some speed, go for AX100-ZZ. And, if you enjoy faster rallies and quick response, go for the lightning-fast Nanoflare 1000Z.
Nanometric DR and M40X
Did you know Nanometric DR was originally used in space aviation? Developed by Yonex, this unique technology involves using a new carbon material to ensure a firm hold on the shuttlecock and maintain higher repulsion after contact. The Yonex Nanoflare 1000Z also has the M40X, elastic carbon fiber for additional elasticity and faster snapback.
Aero Frame and Compact Design
The NF-1000Z gets its incredible speed from the Aero Frame. The smoother contours on the racket frame make it ideal for reduced wind resistance and deliver additional speed. In addition to the benefits mentioned above, the compact frame design helps to balance the heavy racket head and ensures faster swinging action.
Although 3-decade old, the ISOMETRICTM technology is still one of the greatest innovations to happen to badminton. It converts the conventional round frame into a square-shaped one for an enhanced sweet spot. It delivers accurate shuttlecock placement with more power and speed.
When the SPEED-ASSIST BUMPER is involved in making the grommet pattern stronger, it increases the longevity of the racket frame and prevents unfortunate warping.
Solid Feel Core
A staple of every Yonex racket created in the Japanese factory, the Solid Feed Core technology helps reduce vibrations upon contact. It makes the NF-1000Z more stable in the hands of an experienced player.
Enhanced Sonic Flare System
Yonex scientists have used the system in NF-1000Z for maximum acceleration of the shuttlecock after the point of contact. The company has used EX-HMG (High Modulus Graphite) and M40X at the top and bottom of the frame for precise placement, more stability, and better control.
Ultra PE Fiber
The Nanoflare 1000Z shaft has 'Ultra PEF' or the Ultra Poly Ethylene Fiber to absorb shock and vibrations, thus delivering accurate, precise, and controlled shots.
Did you know the company has also made the shaft super slim (in fact, the slimmest-ever by Yonex) to reduce friction caused by the wind?
Energy Boost CAP Plus
This newly-designed cap shape makes it easier to hold, especially during long rallies. Furthermore, it prevents shaft twisting and makes it more durable.
New Built-in T-Joint
As the T-Joint is lightweight, it reduces the pressure on the strings and improves the overall power and control of the racket.
Order Processing Time: We usually take 2 to 4 days to process the order and then ship it. Custom racket stringing may take upto 4 days. If more time is needed, then we will reach out to you over phone or email.
Delivery Time: Orders will be shipped as per the shipping method what customers chose while placing order. However the carrier provided dates are just tentative dates and the delivery time may get effected due to several reasons. NYDHI is not responsible for delivery times after the package is shipped. For any concerns, customers should call the carrier directly and check with them for delivery times.
Missing & Damaged Items: Carriers will take utmost care to deliver the packages safely. However due to unforeseen circumstances package will be missed or gets damaged. In this case, customers should get in touch with our customer support team and we will take care of it. All the items are insured and your money is safe.
Nydhi offers a 30-day conditional return policy for all of its products. Any "unused" products may be returned and requested for refund within 30 days of the order completion date. Original Shipping fees and any merchant transaction fees if paid thru Credit/Debit card (3%) will not be refunded. Service providers charge us 3% fee when customer places an order and they will not waive the 3% fee even if the order is cancelled. So we have strict return policy as our profit margins are too low.
Ways to avoid Merchant fee of 3% on return products is to make payment thru Direct Payment method (Zelle, Venmo, Pop Money or Check). We will refund your amount and its 100% safe and all our customers love it.
Exchanges can only be accepted for items that remain in the new, unused condition, with all original packaging intact. Any items showing signs of usage or opened packaging will not be accepted.
Unused products more specifically means:
Rackets: Manufacturer plastic wrap on handle is not tampered, all stickers and tags are still in place as it was when new, must include original cover. If racket was requested to be strung by Nydhi, it is considered a customized racket and is not eligible for return or exchange. If racket was ordered to be unstrung but was strung by a third-party, the racket is considered used and not eligible for return. Rackets pre-strung from the manufacturer are eligible for return if the manufacturer plastic wrap is still intact with handle and strings must show no sign of wear and tear or usage.
All Other Items: must remain in new condition, with original packaging, unopened, and with all tags and/or stickers intact.
All Returns/Exchange must be sent back to Nydhi, in a shipping box, using pre-paid shipping, insured, with a tracking number to the address below. All Returns/Exchange must also have the order number or a ,return authorization code written on the outside of the shipping box, any that do not have this code will be returned to sender at sender's expense. In order to receive a Returns/Exchange authorization code, the buyer must contact Nydhi and receive a return authorization code at email@example.com.
For all returns, the customer must contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org within the 30 day period, from the order completion date, for detailed instructions and also to receive a return authorization code. If an item is determined defective, it can be exchanged or returned for a replacement item or a refund.
2. How can i cancel an order?
For order Cancellation, the customer must contact us at email@example.com. There is a restocking fee of 3% if order is paid thru Credit/Debit card. Service providers charge us 3% fee when customer places an order and they will not waive the 3% fee even if the order is cancelled. So we have strict order cancellation policy as our profit margins are too low.
Ways to avoid Merchant fee of 3% on cancelled orders is to make payment thru Direct Payment method (Zelle, Venmo, Pop Money or Check). We will refund your amount and its 100% safe and all our customers love it.
Yonex provides one year Manufacturer Warranty for all Rackets purchased. This warranty covers Manufacturer defects only and does not cover accidental damage. String breakage is not covered under warranty. As such, it is NOT 100% guaranteed that a claim will yield a new Racket. For situations where Yonex decides that a racket has a Manufacturer defect,Yonex USA will provide a new racket (frame only). Customer will ship the racket to Yonex USA if the racket is purchased from Nydhi. Please do not cut the string as this voids all warranty. The entire process usually takes approximately 3-4 months.
Victor Badminton Rackets
Victor provides one year Manufacturer Warranty for all Rackets purchased. This warranty covers Manufacturer defects only and does not cover accidental damage. As such, it is NOT 100% guaranteed that a claim will yield a new Racket. For situations where Victor decides that a racket has a Manufacturer defect, Victor Canada will provide a new racket (frame only). Customer will ship the racket to Victor Canada if the racket is purchased from Nydhi. Please do not cut the string as this voids all warranty. The entire process usually takes approximately 3-4 months.
Instructions for Warranty
1. Racket should be shipped to the manufacturer (Yonex/Victor). Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for the manufacturer address.
2. Without cutting or removing the strings from racket, please package the racket in its original packaging.
3. Ship the package to the Manufacturer address. It is recommended to use a courier with a tracking number.
4. Include a copy of the invoice or packing slip with order.
5. Your warranty will be processed within 3-4 months upon receipt of package. This includes time it takes to ship the racket to the manufacturer as well as the manufacturer inspecting the racket.
Badminton Shoes are guaranteed for 1 month from date of consumer purchase against manufacturers defects in materials and workmanship only.