Magic Wand Original

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Evaluation Summary

The Magic Wand Original is essentially the origin of all modern vibrators and somehow still holds strong as one of the best wands on the market. The biggest drawback is its necessity to be plugged in during use, which runs counter to most modern wireless devices. Although this may tether you to a power outlet, the incredible unbeatable power it produces as a result is more than worth the sacrifice. Deep, rumbly and endlessly pleasing vibrations are where this device shines, bringing almost guaranteed pleasure to all users across its multiple decades on the market. It’s rare that we can say a device is guaranteed to satisfy but when it comes to the Hitachi Magic Wand, it’s hard to imagine any other result.


Magic Wand Original has a PleasureScore™ of 91/100, placing it #19 on the PleasureScore™ 2022 Vibrator Ranking Chart.

7 Reasons to Buy

  • A large majority of reviewers found the Vibratex Magic Wand Original (formerly the Hitachi Magic Wand) highly stimulating. Orgasms were frequently said to be easy to achieve and intense. Consecutive and multiple orgasms weren't uncommonly heard.

  • The vibrations are powerful enough to be enjoyed even through clothing.

  • It can be used to vibrate a dildo; just place it at the base of the dildo.

  • According to some reviewers, due to the Magic Wand's flexible neck, it's useful during intercourse, especially in doggy and cowgirl positions.

  • True to its marketing, the Magic Wand Original works well as a body massager.

  • Purchasers can get more sensations out of it by purchasing compatible attachments.

  • Its packaging is nondescript and discreet. It features innocent pictures of men and women massaging their backs.

13 Reasons Not to Buy

  • A minority of reviewers disliked it because it was too powerful even on lower settings.

  • Due to its sheer intensity, a reviewer wrote that orgasms came too quick and easy that they were "unfulfilling," while another said it is hard to have a "slow comedown" after orgasm. Not uncommonly, reviewers experienced numbness too.

  • It has only two vibration intensities. Some 13% of owners said they wished it had more intensities.

  • The head is very broad and may not work with buyers who prefer pinpoint stimulation.

  • It is loud. While there were users who agreed that it isn't unreasonably loud for its strength, it can be heard through doors and walls.

  • There were mixed comments on its handling comfort. Some noted no handle vibrations but an equal number felt their fingers become numb after a few minutes.

  • It is fairly large, and according to some couples, its bulk and weight makes it clumsy to use during intercourse. An expert revealed, "As for intercourse, the size and cord are a bit cumbersome, but positions like doggy and cowgirl are quite accommodating."

  • It is not body safe; its vinyl, porous head raised hygienic and sanitary concerns.

  • There are crevices in the toy which require more effort to clean.

  • Several owners complained that its power cord is a tad short at 6'1" (1.85 meters).

  • It cannot be used for more than 25 minutes for it will overheat. It requires 30 minutes to cool down.

  • Some 6% of reviewers encountered product defects.

  • It looks dated, "like a relic from the 80's."



Make Vibratex (Based in USA)
Type Wand Vibrator/massager, Clitoral Vibrator
Head width 2.4″
Dimensions 305 mm (length) × 61 mm (widest head diameter)
Product Weight 540 g / 1.19 lbs
Rechargeable No (Wall powered)
Body Safe No
Waterproof No
Storage Pouch Included No
Launched Q2 2008 or earlier

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