This soft toss machine allows players of all ages to work alone and get the necessary swings in to improve. The advantages of this machine over a batting-T are tremendous because the batter has to track and time the ball and get the bat to the appropriate intersecting point. The unit is light weight and easy to take alone.It holds up to 14 baseballs or 10 softballs and weighs just 13 lbs. It needs only a small space to use 10 feet by 10 feet). This makes the JUGS Toss Machine ideal for backyards, gyms, basements, or garages. It needs no electricity. It runs up to 8 hours, continuously, and comes with an internal rechargeable battery. (Charger included). It's excellent for offensive and defensive drills, for individuals and teams. It's great for developing eye-hand coordination and a quick bat. Comes complete with a FREE 24-page Toss Machine Book and Throw-Down Home Plate.