Being prepared when pushing the limits

Watch our video for some top tips on what to pack in your emergency toolkit, and how to do minor fixes on your powerchair when you’re pushing the limits. When you’re heading off road, it’s best to be prepared in case of emergency. Carrying a small emergency toolkit can be the key to getting home… Read more »

Sam and Penny conquer the Snowdon Push

The Snowdon Push is a tough and exhilarating fundraising event that challenges teams of 10 to 16 people to conquer Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in England and Wales. Watch footage of Penny and her team conquering the challenging terrain in the Extreme X8. Wheelchair users Sam and Penny both accepted the Snowdon Push challenge… Read more »

Getting back to ‘normal’ in the Frontier V6 AT

When Frontier V6 All Terrain (AT) user Shelley received her Magic Mobility powerchair, she reclaimed her independence, and rediscovered her love for the outdoors. In her Frontier V6 AT, she’s able to go out on the trails, travel across America and get out in her front yard again. She feels like she isn’t a burden… Read more »

What’s new? Drop down joystick

Magic Mobility’s engineers are always looking for ways to improve user experience in powered wheelchairs. We’ve created a new drop down joystick to enable wheelchair users to get closer to tables, desks, and even the car steering wheel. Watch our video This option allows users to vary the height of their joystick, so that they… Read more »

Getting back to ‘normal’ in the Frontier V6 AT

When Frontier V6 All Terrain (AT) user Shelley received her Magic Mobility powerchair, she reclaimed her independence, and rediscovered her love for the outdoors. Shelley’s powerchair was funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), but she struggled to get them to approve the Frontier V6, and had to try other less-suitable wheelchairs first. Born… Read more »

Tyre pressure the key to optimising Extreme X8 performance

The Extreme X8 has superior off-road capabilities, taking you just about anywhere, on any terrain. Using the right tyre pressure, particularly lower pressure in mud, sand and snow, is the key to getting where you need to go, and safely home again. We asked our Founder and Extreme X8 creator, Ash Daff, to talk us… Read more »

Magic Mobility acquired by Sunrise Medical

Magic Mobility is pleased to announce its acquisition by Sunrise Medical. Sunrise Medical is a world leader in the development, design, manufacture and distribution of manual wheelchairs, electric powered wheelchairs, scooters, seating and positioning products and has acquired Magic Mobility, a leading Australian based designer and manufacturer of highly innovative and life enabling all-terrain electric… Read more »

Choosing the drive train that best suits you

At Magic Mobility our engineers work to create mobility solutions that suit each individual’s needs, with powerchairs in front-wheel, mid-wheel and rear-wheel drive. We asked our Rehabilitation Engineer Jem to talk us through each of the drive types and explain the benefits to help you decide which is best suited to your lifestyle and living… Read more »

What’s new? The Fold-Forward Backrest

While Magic Mobility users trust their powerchairs to take them anywhere, it’s important that they can also easily take their powerchairs with them too, whether it’s in the car or on a plane. Our engineers have created the fold-forward backrest, a solution which reduces the height of your wheelchair, making it more compact to fit… Read more »

Reclaiming independence with the Frontier V6 AT

When Army veteran Josh was left permanently disabled with a spinal cord injury and permanent brain injury while serving in Iraq, he thought he would never be independent again. Josh trialled a Magic Mobility Frontier V6 All Terrain (AT) at an Independence Fund Expo and was blown away by the comfort and immediate relief from… Read more »

Magic Mobility powerchairs funded under USA Medicare & Medicaid

Did you know that Magic Mobility powerchairs can be funded under Medicare and Medicaid Services in the USA? Powerchairs like the Magic Mobility Frontier Urban C73 can be resourced under Medicare Group 3 funding codes. This is a great way to get into a Magic Mobility powerchair, one that’s perfectly suited to challenging urban terrain…. Read more »

Gaining confidence with Magic Mobility

Bob has been a power wheelchair user for 30 years, and says upgrading to a Magic Mobility powerchair in late 2016 was life changing. In his Magic Mobility Frontier V6 All Terrain, Bob can now go almost anywhere without having to worry about challenging, changing terrain. “The first significant difference I noticed in my Frontier… Read more »

Creating art with Magic Mobility

Before LA based, Extreme X8 user Tommy became a quadriplegic, he had a very active lifestyle, adventuring outdoors, and aspirations to one day become an artist. When Tommy received his Magic Mobility powerchair, he was able to get back outdoors and be active with friends. He has also been able to incorporate his wheelchair into… Read more »

Top tips for going off road

Heading off road for the first time can be a challenge, so we’ve come up with some tips to get you started and keep you safe. This includes steps to prepare your chair, and tips for navigating steep, uneven, slippery or rocky terrain. Magic Mobility V6 All Terrain (AT) user Gary says it’s important to… Read more »

What’s New? Mobility Handles in action

The positive word is spreading since we introduced you to our new innovation Mobility Handles last edition. We’ve had some great feedback from those trialling the Handles, who say they’re the next level in attendant control and navigation and so much easier to use than an attendant joystick unit. We’ve created a video showing you… Read more »

Richard manages his comfort and energy with Magic Mobility

Retired USA Veteran and IT worker Richard struggled to manage his Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) before he received his Frontier V6 All Terrain. Now the articulating suspension, comfort and capabilities of his Magic Mobility powerchair enable Richard to manage his condition, and have a life outside the four walls of his house. Richard says the key… Read more »

Specialty drive controls to give you more independence

At Magic Mobility, we understand that our users have different needs and abilities. So, our engineers have designed a range of specialty drive controls that provide you with the options you need to control your powerchair functions. Our specialty drive controls include the head control and chin control units, which are both designed and manufactured… Read more »

Mark customises his powerchair through the NDIS

Mark will soon receive his third Magic Mobility powerchair, fully customised and funded through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Australia. Mark worked closely with the Magic Mobility team to customise his new Frontier V6 Compact 73 to his reasonable and necessary needs, as determined under the NDIS. Because Mark needs his wheelchair to… Read more »

What’s New? The Single-Switch Scanner

Our engineers have created a market-leading specialty control called the Single-Switch Scanner, which is designed to give users who have limited hand movement greater control over their wheelchair. Designed in collaboration with Motor Neuron Disease (MND) Victoria and therapists at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem, the Single-Switch Scanner auto scans through directional and power functions so… Read more »

Tips and Tricks from those in the know

After asking some of our users and in-house engineers, we’ve rounded up some of the best tips and tricks for getting the most out of your powerchair. Learn how to safely climb curbs, and how to best care for your batteries and tyres so that you can push your boundaries and get more out of… Read more »