"M.A.G.I.C." Laser Tag System

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The "M.A.G.I.C." LaserTag mainboard is proudly designed, manufactured and assembled in the USA.


New for 2017, the MAGIC board is our flagship laser tag system, offering the same components and field-proven circuit design used in thousands of commercial indoor and outdoor Laser Tag Systems.

Buy it now: ONLINE STORE 



 MAGIC Board Comparison

 MAGIC Wiring and Power On

 MAGIC LCD and Headers


 MAGIC Edit and Clone

 MAGIC Firmware Updates



 MAGIC USER MANUAL   draft 16 July 2017


  • Free USB Firmware Updates and Optional Firmware

  • 40 players, 4 teams (100 Players with Pro firmware)

  • Co-processor for full-duplex shoot / receive.

  • Redesigned, louder audio amplifier section.

  • Self-Healing Armor with adjustable heal rate.

  • Indoor / Outdoor modes (IR Power Control)

  • Software controlled muzzle flash

  • Soft power control with auto-off.

  • Includes optional display headers.



16 character x 2 line LCD display with backlight control.





 DOWNLOAD FIRMWARE  (for MAGIC Mainboard Only) 

MAGIC Rev A Mainboard  (current production)


After downloading, unzip the file and change the extension from ".ex_" to ".exe".  



Standard Tagger Pro Tagger
Players 40 100
Teams 4 4
Built-in Editor X
Cloning X Receive Only
Remote Power Off (Referee) X
Remote Player ID Assign (Referee) X
Remote Team Assign (Referee) X
Enable/Disable Power Off Button X
Enable/Disable Power Up Dead X
Clone Audio Volume X
Delayed Start Game X
Enable/Disable Power Off Button X
Weapon Pickup X
Death Delay (Bleed Out) X
Score Download (to Score Pod) X X
Regenerative Shields X X
Auto Respawn X X
Auto Power Off X X
Auto Backlight Off X X
Indoor / Outdoor X X


 Sound Recorder

The ISD Sound Recorder software was written in Liberty Basic.   It is possible for users to customize the software using the freeware version of Liberty Basic compiler.  Download the source code HERE.


- Connect PC audio line out or headphone out to the MAGIC board Audio Input.

- Connect PC Serial Port to MAGIC board using adapter cable.

- Start MilesTag Sound Programmer application.

- Install Sound Recorder firmware on MAGIC board. 

- Power on MAGIC Board.

- LCD shows "Sound FX Ready"

- Set COM Port as required. 

- To test COM Port and serial connection, click on "Test RS232" button.

- The sensor LEDs will flash briefly to indicate connection OK.


NOTE:  All PC audio is routed to the CORE audio amplifier and speaker.  This way you can test the audio quality of the recording and the source through the same speaker (A/B comparison).


Delay - 1 to 100, adjusts for PC timing if sounds are cut off or starting late.

Play Source - Plays the PC sounds (source) through the CORE system speaker.

Play ISD - Plays the recorded sound from the CORE internal sound chip (ISD1790)

Erase ISD - Erase ALL sounds on the CORE internal sound chip

Record Sounds to ISD - Record ALL sounds to CORE internal sound chip

Test Full-Auto - Plays the firing sound (Mil or Sci-Fi) rapidly for testing purpose.

If the Full-Auto does not sound correct - edit sound or adjust the DELAY.

Exit Recorder Mode - Press this when you are done recording to power the MAGIC board OFF..