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Old 08-29-2013, 01:04 PM   #1
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Is there a separate entrance for Magic Bands?

Just wondering if all the stiles at the park entrances are Magic Band ready or if there are separate entrances.

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Old 08-29-2013, 01:08 PM   #2
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Nope. The reason for the RFID conversion earlier this year at the gates were mainly for the magic band roll out. The old ticket readers will be gone in a few weeks, if any are still left at any of the parks.
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Old 08-29-2013, 01:38 PM   #3
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With the Magic Bands, do you still have to have your finger scanned?
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With the Magic Bands, do you still have to have your finger scanned?
Yes. They can be taken off and given (sold) to someone else so that is still in place.
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You tap your band to the Mickey and the Mickey turns green and the finger scan blinks green for you to put your finger on it. If you don't scan for a bit it stops blinking and you will have to tap your band to the Mickey head again. If it all matches the Mickey will turn blue. The cast member has an iphone which shows which Mickeys are letting people through and which Mickey needs help. It is very easy and very fast.

Kids might need to scan their finger too, they shouldn't but for at least half our trip my 6 year old needed a finger scan. We found if we just pressed her finger down so it was kinda flat, it worked. Don't let the CM talk you into using your finger scan for your kid. We did this and then my husband could never enter the park with her without me until we got it reset.

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You tap your band to the Mickey and the Mickey turns green and the finger scan blinks green for you to put your finger on it. If you don't scan for a bit it stops blinking and you will have to tap your band to the Mickey head again.
As soon as the Mickey has White spinning around it, put your finger on the scanner.
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Blue is a failure, Green is good to go.
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Old 08-29-2013, 08:11 PM   #7
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Last week at MK the right side entrances were the new RFID Mickey Head readers. On the left, the majority of the entrances were blocked off as they change them over to the RFID readers. On the far left there were a couple of the old readers.

I didn't notice anything but the Mickey Heads in any of the other parks.
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