Pulseroll vs Hypervolt

In this Pulseroll vs Hypervolt review, we will compare Pulseroll’s relatively new flagship massage gun with the original Hypervolt device. Can the Pulseroll Massage Gun, created by a UK-based company that has its background in vibrational therapy and endorsed by Anthony Joshua, keep up with one of the most popular devices on the market? This side-by-side comparison will help you find out.

Pulseroll Massage Gun

Pulseroll Massage Gun

Hypervolt

Hypervolt Bluetooth Massage Gun

Stall Force

50 lbs

35 lbs

Battery Life

Up to 3 hours

Up to 3 hours

Adjustable Speed

1300 to 3300 ppm, 4 levels

2400 to 3200 ppm, 3 levels

Working Noise

70 dB

65 dB

Attachments

6

5

To make this comparison as fair as possible, we decided to put the Pulseroll Massage Gun up against the original Hypervolt and make the price gap between the two compared devices as small as possible. If you want to learn more about the differences between the two Hyperice massage guns, check out our review Hypervolt vs Hypervolt Plus.

Comparison: Pulseroll Massage Gun vs Hypervolt

Amplitude

The massage gun from Pulseroll has an amplitude of 12 mm, which is considered just enough for percussive therapy. The Hypervolt on the other hand has a stroke length of 10 mm, which results in a more vibrational type of massage experience.

Winner: Pulseroll

12 mm

10 mm

Force

With a stall force of around 50 lbs compared to 35 lbs, the Pulseroll device comfortably beats its competitor in this category. Admittedly, for most users, the Hypervolt should forceful enough. But athletes, fighters, or bodybuilders will appreciate the extra power the Pulseroll offers.

Winner: Pulseroll

50.0 lbs

35.0 lbs

Frequency & Speed Levels

The Pulseroll Percussion Massage Gun offers both a wider range of percussions per minute (ppm) and an additional speed setting:

  • Level 1: 1300 ppm (Low power mode)
  • Level 2: 1800 ppm (Medium power mode)
  • Level 3: 2500 ppm (High power mode)
  • Level 4: 3300 ppm (Ultra high power mode)

Winner: Pulseroll

1300 to 3300 ppm, 4 levels

2400 to 3200 ppm, 3 levels

Connectivity

Round 4 of our Pulseroll vs Hypervolt comparison sees the latter finally scoring its first point. Connecting the Hypervolt with your smartphone allows you (or rather the Hyperice app) to control the massage gun, making it extremely easy to follow recovery routines created by health experts and professional athletes.

Winner: Hypervolt

No

Yes

Battery

Depending on usage, both devices can run up to 3 hours before they need to be recharged. With a self-massage session not taking longer than 10 to 15 minutes, you can comfortably use them for several days.

Winner: Draw

Up to 3 hours

Up to 3 hours

Noise

The Hypervolt is advertised as one of the quietest massage guns on the market. At around 65 decibels (dB), it is a bit louder than an electric toothbrush and a tick less noisy than the Pulseroll. But taking the higher stall force into account, the noise level of the Pulseroll is still very competitive.

Winner: Hypervolt

Around 70 dB

Around 65 dB

Attachments & Accessoires

The Pulseroll massage gun edges the Hypervolt in this category thanks to an additional massage head. That said, both devices come with enough interchangeable attachments to let you adjust your massage experience. Included with the Pulseroll massager are:

  • Bullet head (Trigger point therapy)
  • Flat head (Full body massage)
  • Pneumatic head (Sensitive muscles)
  • Spinal head (Spinal muscles)
  • Round head, small (Full body massage)
  • Round head, large (Full body massage)

Additionally and unlike the Hypervolt, the Pulseroll device comes with a black carrying case that helps you keep everything safe and in one place.

Winner: Pulseroll

6 massage heads

5 massage heads

Weight & Dimensions

Last but not least, the Pulseroll massage gun is a lot lighter than the original Hypervolt. This makes it easier to handle during a massage session and the slightly better choice if you plan on taking your new massage gun to the gym, for example.

Winner: Pulseroll

1.1 kg, 16.5 x 6.0 x 25.5 cm

1.4 kg, 13.3 x 8.3 x 25.4 cm

Conclusion: Pulseroll Massage Gun vs Hypervolt

Although Pulseroll has its roots in vibrational therapy and got into the market for percussive, handheld massage devices later than its much more famous competitor, their device comes out on top in our Pulseroll vs Hypervolt comparison.

The Pulseroll Massage Gun convinced in important categories such as amplitude and frequency, and with an impressive stall force of 50 lbs – enough even for professional boxer and two-times heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.

Go for the Hypervolt and its connectivity feature if you want to follow the exact recovery routines Hyperice partners and ambassadors including Tottenham Hotspur, Erling Haaland, and the UFC use.

Pulseroll Massage Gun

Pulseroll Massage Gun

Hypervolt

Hypervolt Bluetooth Massage Gun

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