Arachnid Cricket Pro 750 Review

One of the most famous electronic dartboard brands in the world is Arachnid and one of their most popular dartboards is the Arachnid Cricket Pro 750. They definitely deserve the title as one of the best - from quality to specs, or functionality to price, Arachnid is top notch.

The started way back in 1975 making electronic dartboards, so they have over 40 years of experience and name recognition behind them.

The Cricket Pro 750 electronic dart board is a very good dart board that is also regulation size, which is perfect for practicing at home for your local dart tournaments.

So, this board is great for professionals or for enthusiasts who just get together once in a while to throw some darts.

Also, it's a great dart board for beginners because of the quality design, tight holes, and durability reduce bounce outs and reduces the overall learning curve you might have with traditional bristle dartboards. 

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Specifications For The Arachnid Cricket Pro 750

Let's dive a bit into the specifications. First, we're going to go over a few of the various models of the Cricket Pro dart board, then we'll dive into what's unique about the Cricket Pro 750 from Arachnid. 

Arachnid Cricket Pro 900

Cricket Pro 900 by Arachnid- Talking Electronic Dartboard, 15.5' Target Area, Up to 8 Player Score Display, Solo Play, MPR and PPD Scoring, 8 New Games, Includes Soft Tip Darts and Extra Tips

Dimensions

21" x 2" x 29"

Weight

11.73 lbs

Target Area

15.5"

Games & Variations

48 & 354

Arachnid Cricket Pro 800

Cricket Pro 900 by Arachnid- Talking Electronic Dartboard, 15.5' Target Area, Up to 8 Player Score Display, Solo Play, MPR and PPD Scoring, 8 New Games, Includes Soft Tip Darts and Extra Tips

Dimensions

30" x 22" x 3"

Weight

10 lbs

Target Area

15.5"

Games & Variations

40 & 179

Arachnid Cricket Pro 750

Arachnid Cricket Pro 800 Electronic Dartboard With 39 Games, 179 Variations, and 6 Soft Tip Darts Included

Dimensions

29" x 21" x 2" 

Weight

8 lbs

Target Area

15.5"

Games & Variations

36 & 175

Dimensions & Weight

The Arachnid Cricket Pro 750 is roughly 29x21x2 inches which is very comparable to the Cricket Pro 800 but is way bigger than the Arachnid 900. Overall, this is a decent size for a dart board.

It's a little less bulky than the Arachnid pro 800, probably because it has less technology built in, but it's way bigger than 900 which has a more premium build. 

It's weight is at about 8lbs which is by far the lightest of all the boards. This is due because it has fewer features built in so it can be a lot lighter.

So, it's a great board to keep around and bring over to your friend's house for games or just hanging out in the man cave. It's perfect portable fun.

Target Area

The Arachnid cricket pro 750 has a regulation 15.5" target area just all all of the other Cricket Pro electronic dart boards.

So, it's perfect to practice on in between games at the bar. Or, if you're just playing with friends, you won't lose your touch and feel of the tournament sized boards.

Games and Variations

With this, you pay for what you get. The Cricket Pro 750 comes with fewer games and variations than the other models with the 850 having slightly more and the 900 have the most.

Regardless, it has a good amount with 36 core games and 176 variations. For the price, this is a solid showing.

There best part is it has 7 cricket games, which is the same amount as the Pro 800. So, you're getting the same amount of the most popular games and can satisfy everyone, but at a lower price.

Here's the full list of games the Arachnid 800 comes with.

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    901
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    301 League
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    Ace
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    Count Up
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    Round The Clock
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    Shootout
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    Horse
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    Bermuda Triangle
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    Bowling
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    Shanghai
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  • Quick Cricket
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    Cut Throat Cricket
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    Scram Cricket
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    Double Only Cricket
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    Low Ball Cricket
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    Wild Card Cricket
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    Double Down
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    High Score
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    Golf
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    Shove a Penny
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    Football
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    Baseball
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    Killer

There's even a solo feature that lets you play against the board.

Heckler Feature

The Cricket Pro 750 electronic dartboard has a 3-level heckler feature.

Some people like this and others don't. It can be entertaining for a little bit, especially if you're drinking, but you probably won't want it on all the time.

It has three levels - mild to unforgiving.

Basically, it harasses you when you have bad shots and it gives compliments when you do a good job.

Fortunately, you can just leave it off, but it can be amusing when it's messing with your friends.

Dividers and Bounce Outs

One thing everyone hates is bounce outs. Electronic dart boards are well known for bounce outs, because they just can't work as well as a traditional board. So, having a good board that reduces bounce outs is key.

Arachnid has devised a way to limit this.

The Arachnid Cricket 750 has "micro thin segment dividers" that increases the overall score of your games. Because it is so thin, they can have more holes in the board and reduce the overall bounce out rate.

It's also interesting to point out that their holes are square rather than round. It's weird to think about a round peg going into a square hole, but this forced the square holes to expand on the flat sides and contract on the corners, locking the dart into place.

Handicapping

This board does have a great handicapping feature, which allows you as the more experienced player to go against your friends who rarely play. This will help keep it fun for everyone.

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Reasons to Get The Arachnid Cricket Pro 750 Electronic Dartboard

  • Micro thin segment dividers to reduce bounce outs
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    Comes with a starter pack of darts, tips, etc
  • Heckler feature (if you like that sort of thing)
  • Up to 8 players with 4 player at a time display.
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    Display is LED (so it lasts a really long time)
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    Nylon tough segments that are quieter and outlast other boards.
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    Unique square holes that catch and hold in darts better

Reasons to Not Get The Arachnid Cricket Pro 750 Electronic Dartboard

  • No dart averaging feature
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    A few less game options and variations than some competition

Overall Thoughts

Overall, we highly recommend this electronic dart board for beginners and advanced people alike.

Regardless if you are a serious or occasional player, it has the features you probably need, the games you probably want, and can provide a ton of fun for you and your friends for years.

All that at a super reasonable price - what's there to not like?


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