The Acon 16 Sport HD Trampoline has become one of the biggest names within the trampoline market, with its own cult following. It’s difficult to imagine a piece of equipment that could generate quite the same amount of excitement for gymnasts and families alike, and it’s not hard to see why. The ACON 16 Sport HD Trampoline is known for its heavy-duty design and exceptional performance. It is equipped with a sturdy frame, premium springs, and a UV-resistant mat, ensuring durability and safety for users. The trampoline also features a spacious jumping area and a secure safety enclosure, making it ideal for active outdoor play. With its high-quality materials and superior engineering, the ACON 16 Sport HD Trampoline is a great option for those seeking an overall great trampoline experience.

But at ACON, we like to challenge ourselves. To be better; or jump higher, if we can. We know the sky’s the limit when it comes to our capacity to improve. The result is our newcomer: the ACON X 17ft Trampoline. Think of it as the next generation of bouncing, if that’s not too meta!

We’ve been listening ever so carefully to the concerns and wishes of parents, kids, pro trampoliners, and gymnasts to go back to the drawing board. It’s hard to better the best, but by incorporating some tweak-ments we’ve sought to enhance your bouncing experience, to provide a exceptional-quality trampoline, designed for both recreational and professional use. This new model features a heavy-duty frame that does not sway even during the highest of jumps, an extra large jumping surface providing the biggest play and performance area on the market, and a high weight capacity, making it suitable for users of all ages. A gap-free, patent-pending safety enclosure with a robust net and thick foam padding (just like in 16HD) as well as fortified corners durable enough to stand on. What is more, the safety net panels on ACON X can be exchanged for other modules provided by ACON; a feature unique to us and this specific trampoline model.

With its durable construction and impressive bounce, the ACON X 17ft Trampoline is an excellent choice for families and individuals looking for a reliable and long-lasting trampoline. Think of it as our ultimate, premium trampoline that goes beyond just jumping—fresh and ready for jumpers to take to the air!

Ultimately, the decision of which trampoline to buy depends on your specific needs and preferences. Both the ACON X 17ft Trampoline and the ACON 16 Sport HD Trampoline offer impressive features and benefits; so how to choose between them? Well, you’re in luck! We’re presenting you with all the facts about each one so you can make the best decision about what’s perfect for you and your family. It’s time to clear up any confusion and find the trampoline that’s made for you.

Trampoline Specifications: 16HD vs X Trampoline

First off, it’s time to review the basics; let’s look into the specifications, such as measurements, of both models.

*Kindly note that the variety in the height of ACON X is due to the possibility of adjusting the height with an add-on Custom Height Kit.

Specs 16 HD Trampoline X Trampoline
Size (with enclosure) 17 x 9.8 x 11 ft 17 x 10.1 x 10.5-12.4* ft
Product weight 515 lbs 661 lbs
Springs 140 pcs 118 pcs
Warranty Up to 10 years Up to 10 years

Safety Features: 16HD vs X Trampoline 

Exploded view images of Acon Air 16 Sport HD and Acon X 17ft Trampolines.

The ACON X 17ft Trampoline and the ACON 16 Sport HD Trampoline share several similarities. Both trampolines are designed with a heavy-duty frame for durability and stability, making them suitable for various users and weather conditions. The frames on both trampolines are made out of galvanized steel inside and out, while the black powder-coated outside ensures that your trampoline won't rust.

Additionally, they both feature a safety enclosure with a robust net and thick foam padding to ensure user safety during bouncing. What’s more, both trampolines offer a spacious jumping surface, while Acon X 17ft trampoline has the biggest play area on the market with its smart corners and spacious performance area. These similarities make both trampolines outstanding options for those seeking a high-quality and high-safety trampoline experience. 

The main difference between them is that in developing ACON X, we’ve responded to the most specific feedback received from children, parents and trickers: the people outside Team ACON who are the trampoline users. 

Features 16 HD Trampoline X Trampoline
Frame Black powder coated galvanized steel frame tubes designed so that heavy winds cannot pick it up Adjustable black powder-coated steel frame with no sway and designed to so that heavy winds cannot pick it up. Adaptable to three heights (Height Kit required for the highest setting)
Paddings 1.2 inch cover padding to keep leapers safe from spring contact. UV treated to resist the harsh effects of sunlight 1.2 inch cover padding, UV treated to resist the harsh effects of sunlight. Safe skirt and buffer to keep away from spring contact
Enclosure See-through No Finger Access safety net wraps edge to edge, with poles that are protected by thick, high-quality safety foam The No Finger Access net enclosure zip seals to the frame, leaving zero gaps for anyone or anything to slip out + exchangeable panels
Play Area A great size 17ft x 9.8ft area for jumping and base level tricking 17 x 10.1 ft, providing the biggest play area on the market to be enjoyed by everyone
Doors A double layer, zipper-free entry Stumble free corner doors in every corner, if preferred and fortified corner stands for safe waiting areas
Other Sturdy step ladder for easy access to the mat Sturdy, adjustable step ladder for easy access to the mat

Installation and Setup: 16HD vs X Trampoline

The ACON X 17ft Trampoline is designed for ladder free, easy installation, thanks to its straightforward assembly process. The trampoline comes with clear and detailed instructions, making it easier for users to follow along and set it up.

Moreover, the X trampoline is designed to be modular, thus it has X-trampoline-specific accessories that can easily be swapped out. The brand-new, patent-pending twist n' lock assembly method ensures you can easily and quickly swap out the enclosure panels for a new fun, and safe play. A great example of this is the soccer goal panel which provides a completely new trampoline experience for your family.

Similarly, the ACON 16 Sport HD Trampoline is also designed with user-friendly installation in mind. The trampoline includes well-illustrated instructions and all the necessary tools for assembly, streamlining the setup process. The frame components are engineered for easy connection, and the safety enclosure is designed to be attached with as little difficulty as possible, allowing users to begin bouncing in as little time as they can.

Both trampolines prioritize user-friendly installation, providing clear instructions and assembly processes. They’re designed to allow users to enjoy bouncing soon after unboxing. However, there are subtle differences, such as the number of components and the exact method of connecting the frame pieces. Overall, both trampolines offer quite a straightforward installation experience, making them accessible options for newbies and assembly pros alike!

Bounce and Performance: 16HD vs X Trampoline

No matter whether you are a complete beginner or a pro, you will experience the bounce of your dreams with the ACON X 17ft, the design of which is inspired by Olympic trampoline design and influenced by trampoline competitors. The massive 17 x 10.1 ft trampoline is well-suited for families as it adapts to needs of families and small kids as they grow. Once the jumper's skill evolve, this trampoline can even be used for the highest level of garden trampolining like Aleksi Sainio does with his Acon X.

You may set the bounce as soft for the first leaps and adjust the number of springs depending on your kid's changing requirements for the optimal bounce as well as utilize various game and play modules, such as hoops, soccer goals, shades, and more to make the ACON X 17ft trampoline ideal for your kids and their preferences.

Meanwhile, our ACON 16 Sport HD Trampoline is designed to give you an overall pleasant feel the moment you step on the mat. The frame, mat and springs work together to amplify your bounce: something you can see in the wonderful reviews of this trampoline. The ACON X 17ft has expanded on this feature, inching even further upwards. All in all, when it comes to the bounce, the ACON X has the edge.

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Price: 16HD vs X Trampoline

There is a difference in price between the ACON X and the ACON 16 Sport HD Trampolines and their equipment. This difference accounts for the enhancements made with ACON X and its parts, as well as the size comparison. Let’s take a look at the table that illustrates this best.

Product 16 HD Trampoline X Trampoline
Trampoline (incl. Enclosure) $2299 $3900
Performance Springs $649 $290
Basketball Hoop (with back net) $299 $299
Sun Shade $149 $149
Height Kit N/A $99
Soccer Goal N/A $349

Reviews and Feedback: 16HD vs X Trampoline

The ACON 16 Sport HD has been on the market for a long time. You can read this and many other 5-star reviews our happy customers have left for our cult-favorite trampoline: 

“From the start it has been a great experience, the people who help on the phone were great. The unit arrived well packed and the Assembly was flawless, instructions are clear and simple, everything fit as it should. As for the jump it is well above any other tramp we have use. Which is hard to say with a competitive gymnastics daughter.” - Eric H.

In contrast, our ACON X 17ft trampoline is still a brand-new product. As a result, there are less reviews and feedback available. However, we do have very good feedback from the tricking community and those who have tested the trampoline as well as the first customers who’ve bought ACON X. 

“No wonder it's [ACON X] advertised as the world's bounciest garden trampoline. Every little detail is so well thought out. Safety, bounciness and customizability makes it by far the best trampoline I've ever owned!" - Markku K.

Conclusion – Which trampoline should I buy?

In conclusion, the ACON X 17ft Trampoline and the ACON 16 Sport HD Trampoline both offer exceptional quality, safety, and performance. Both trampolines share similarities such as a heavy-duty frame, spacious jumping area, and user-friendly installation, they differ in multiple aspects, such as bounce, availability of add-ons and accessories, height adjustment possibilities, size, weight capacity, and specific design features. The greatest difference between the two trampolines is the level of customization options that ACON X offers. For instance, with exchangeable panels, you can make your trampoline truly your own by simply switching out some of the safety net panels to other modules.

For users who prioritize a larger jumping surface, supreme bounce, modularity and higher weight capacity, the ACON X 17ft Trampoline would be an ideal choice. On the other hand, the ACON 16 Sport HD Trampoline may be more suitable for those seeking a slightly smaller footprint, and a trampoline that serves great bang for your buck; it provides a superior bounce compared to any round trampoline in the market with a price lower than ACON X.

Both trampolines are made from the best, high quality materials available, and we offer a 100% spare part quarantee for all our trampolines to support sustainability, safety and longevity. The ACON X 17ft Trampoline and the ACON 16 Sport HD Trampoline can be purchased directly from the ACON website: Customers can also access our highly knowledgeable customer support team, who would be delighted to help you determine the perfect trampoline based on individual needs and preferences.