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 »

What’s New? Mobility Handles – a step-up in attendant control

Our engineers have been hard at work designing the Mobility Handles, an innovative and intuitive attendant wheelchair controller. The next level in powerchair attendant control, Mobility Handles make navigation and control of the wheelchair easier for those guiding it. The Mobility Handles have been designed to give powerchair users and attendants the confidence to go… Read more »

Improving your mobility with under seat options

Magic Mobility powerchairs are designed to give you more freedom and independence, while also keeping you safe, comfortable and improving your range of mobility. Our add-on under seat options and upgrades, including power, lighting, docking and stability options, can be highly customised to your needs, and have been engineered to keep you safe and more… 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 »

What’s new? Hybrid Wheels for Compact models

Due to user demand, Magic Mobility Frontier V6 Compact 40 and Frontier V6 Compact 73 powerchairs now come with 14” x 3” Hybrid wheels. Hybrid 14” wheels give the Compact models a smoother ride and enable users to go further and push their boundaries. In addition to bringing Magic Mobility Frontier V6 Compact powerchairs in… Read more »

Getting back into your hobbies in the Extreme X8

Extreme X8 user Thomas is a retired USA Marine who was in a motorcycle-car accident in 2006, resulting in a spinal cord injury that left him unable to walk. With his Extreme X8, and the support of his wife, Thomas can go hunting, fishing, trap shooting and participate in many of the other hobbies he… Read more »

Visit Magic Mobility at upcoming expos

Magic Mobility’s wheelchair experts will be attending some upcoming mobility and seating expos around Australia and internationally. Come along and visit our experts to find out more about our powerchairs, and find one that suits you. We will be visiting: The Assistive Technology Queensland Conference on November 9 and 10 in Brisbane, Australia. Register to… Read more »

NDIS – funding your future powerchair

Mark Brown needs a powerchair to have a balanced and successful life. From the time he gets up in the morning till the time he goes to bed, his powerchair is involved in everything he does. He’s been using this incredibly personal piece of equipment for over 8 years, and it is now time for… Read more »

A team effort for NDIS powerchair prescription success

Michael Archer knows all about having a team that supports him. Michael has a spinal injury, and he considers himself the leader of a team that consists of health care professionals, therapists, wheelchair experts and family. And when Michael needed a new powerchair, he called on his team to assist. Michael’s network of supporters contributed… Read more »

Putting Magic Mobility powerchairs to the test

Magic Mobility powerchairs are known for helping active users to go further, explore more and live fully. Magic Mobility encourages people to put their powerchairs to the test, to experiment and see how robust they are. Carl is a Melbourne-based user who knows the chairs well. Being an adventure seeker, Carl has always explored the… Read more »

Top 5 tips for finding the perfect powerchair

Finding the right powerchair is one of the most personal decisions you can make. The perfect powerchair should meet your needs right now, but also be adaptable to your changing needs into the future. For the past 23 years, Magic Mobility has been committed to ensuring that wheelchair users have access to the best and… Read more »

Tailoring a powerchair to your needs

Everyone’s lives and disabilities are different. At Magic Mobility, we know that it’s the tailoring of our powerchairs that can make all the difference to those who use them. That’s why we spend time investigating solutions that meet the needs of our users. Over time we can sometimes find that those solutions can apply to… Read more »

Customising solutions for your needs, goals and lifestyle

We had a chat to Magic Mobility design engineer Lachie about the types of custom solutions he designs for powerchair users, and how he works with users and therapists to tailor innovative solutions to their needs. Do you have specific needs that require custom innovations? Watch our interview with Lachie to see how Magic Mobility… Read more »

Top 5 tips for choosing your perfect powerchair

A powerchair is so personal, and choosing the right one is probably one of the most important decisions you will make. There are plenty of factors you need to take into consideration when selecting the powerchair that’s right for you. Magic Mobility has been committed to ensuring wheelchair users have access to the best and… Read more »

Helping you get down to work in your Magic Mobility powerchair

We had a chat to Magic Mobility users Mark, Peta and Carl about how their powerchairs give them the independence to get down to work. Watch the video to hear them talk about their favourite features that give them independence in the workplace, at home and out and about with friends. Mark is a consultant… Read more »