Neo SNK ARCADE MVS Magic Key user manual

NEO SNK MVS-Magic Key Spec:

* MVS to AES convertor function, let your AES home console to play the MVS arcade cartridge (not support the clone multi MVS cartridge)
* SNK game cheat code,support all SNK MVS original arcade cartridge
* SNK game region select,it can change something in the game,like the language and "FATFURY" motion efect
* 8Mb game rom is modifiable
* Can upgrade Magic Key BIOS via USB port, plug and upgrade
* Can upgrade the CPLD hard core via NDP kit


[1] Product view


[2] How to use? Very simple, just need insert the MVS cart to the NEO MVS Magic Key, then plug into the SNK console,power on, that's all.

[3] When power on the neogeo console, it will show one menu to let you select which game region you want with this game , use A/B/C button to select it.

Note: If you press this button and turn on NEOGEO console, it'll bypass the Magic Key function and run as a normal original SNK cartridge.

[4] If you don't do anything it will auto pass after few seconds and use the default game region to start the game.

[5] In the game , you can press "SELECT"+"START" buttons together to call the cheat code menu out in any time.

[6] Use button "A" to enable which cheat code you want to active, use "UP" and "DOWN" pad to move, and press button "C" to return to game and play continue.

[7] Now you can see the cheat code working :P

[8] If you want to disable the current cheat code function, press "SELECT"+"START" in any time, then you can back to cheat code menu again.

[9] Use button "A" to disable the cheat code, or use button "B" to disable all cheat code at once.

[10] Now the game back to the normal mode.

[11] This device support all MVS original games, here is some more screenshots.


[12] The retail packing.



How to upgrade the SNK Magic Key BIOS file

[1] Firstly you need install the "The SMS4 & MD & N64 & SNES & PC-E Myth flash cart_ Pro programmer V1.30 [Jan.15 2012] .exe" , if you have installed it already just pass this step.

[2] Unzip the "snk magic key bios file.rar" , you will get 3 files:

Neo-SNK-MagicKey_8Mb.xml and 2 BIN files.

Copy these 2 BIN files to the "D:\" folder , and copy "Neo-SNK-MagicKey_8Mb.xml" this file to "C:\Program Files (x86)\NEO2\Manager\Kernal_Kit\BATCH" this folder IF your system is WIN7 ; otherwise copy it to "C:\Program Files\NEO2\Manager\Kernal_Kit\BATCH" .

[3] Then click and run the "NEO2 Kit Kernal" from your PC desk

[4] Now you can see this app screen.

[5] Use the USB cable to link the SNK Magic-Key and PC USB port,please ignore the error message.

[6] Press the "Start To Burn" button, then start to upgrade MagicKey bios, please note the LED of MagicKey will not light during the whole BIOS upgrade process.

[7] It will start to verify after the burning complete.


[8] When it done, you can plug it into your console to enjoy the MagicKey with new BIOS function.

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--- NeoTeAm 2012