Signum Pro Micronite Reviewed

Signum Pro’s newest premium multifilament string, Micronite,  is receiving accolades that are quite frankly hard to fathom.  In August, Germany’s tennis magazine, reported results of a playtest conducted by a panel of high level tennis players with an expertise in tennis strings.

The Signum Pro Micronite was named test winner against multifilament offerings from Babolat, Tecnifibre, Prince AND natural gut offerings from Babolat and Pacific.  Yes, you read that correctly…a panel of string experts preferred Micronite over natural gut and other multifilament offerings from major string manufacturers.

We found the Micronite extremely easy to install.  Weaving is smooth and fast.  The string has very little coil memory and shows no desire to kink.

In our playtest the performance reminded us a lot of the LaserFibre Phenom that was popular with a large number of local customers before it was discontinued.  It is a lively string offering excellent comfort. We found the play to be mostly crisp and precise.  We did not find the mushiness associated with some polyurethane based multis such as the NXT line of strings.  Spin production was decent, better than many multis, but players are not likely to confuse it with the spin of a poly-based string. Tension maintenance is surprisingly good as the Micronite in our test racquet dropped just 3 DT points in 6 hours of court time over a period of 3 weeks.  Playability remained consistently solid and pleasant.

The shock dampening properties are excellent due to the high thread count.  We do recommend this string for those who have tender elbows.

Overall this is an impressive effort from Signum Pro.  While we would be hard pressed to claim it is superior to natural gut, it is a solid offering and we can recommend it with complete confidence to players seeking the performance that premium multis offer.

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8 Responses to Signum Pro Micronite Reviewed

  1. Adriel Lepretre says:

    HI! Would you use it as a cross string with copolys? I think you dont recommend multis as cross. Would you clear this out.

    How does it compare to Technifibre X1 Biphase?


  2. ggtennis says:

    You are correct, we do not recommend multis blended with polys.

    Similar to Bi-Phase. Both are crisp multis.

  3. Adriel Lepretre says:

    Is there an article you have written in the Blog that talks about not blending multis with polys? I would like to read it, just to eget some knowledge.

    You would be astonished in terms of how many people blend multis with polys. In Tennis Warehouse their are threads about tennis, including strings, and numerous people talk about how they blend these.

  4. ggtennis says:

    Here’s a link.

    Written in 2008, I still stand behind the comments made. Since then I have found an additional advantage for regular soft solid core synthetics. Used in combination with a properly strung poly, string life and playability is greatly extended over a multi…were the multi somehow not break rapidly.

  5. Adriel Lepretre says:

    In te article, you mention some solid core synthetics. Are there any new ones since then that you can recommend tu use as a hybrid with copoly?

    Thank you.

    • ggtennis says:

      Klip is no longer producing synthetics so remove those. All the others we stand by. You might also consider adding Babolat N.vy. In our local shop we use a lot of the Signum Pro Ultra Power SF as the synthetic cross in hybrids.

  6. Qvark says:

    Hraju už roky v Head Radical OS hlavní Head Volkl Cyclone 1,2l 22kg,cross Dunlop výbušný M-fil 1,25 20kg . Dělo za 5 Euro !!!

  7. Qvark says:

    I play already in Rokyta Head Radical OS-Volkl Cyclone 1.2 mm 22 kg, cross explosive Dunlop M-Fil 1.25 mm 20 kg. Cannon 5 EUROS FOR!

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