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Re: Sony PCM-M10 and metal detectors!
« Reply #15 on: June 16, 2021, 11:00:13 PM »
It’s the metal casing of the batteries that set it off I think.
.....got a blank space where my mind should be.....

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Re: Sony PCM-M10 and metal detectors!
« Reply #16 on: June 17, 2021, 06:09:32 PM »
I found it best practice to hide in plain sight. And so far my plastic A10 has never set off a detector...
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Re: Sony PCM-M10 and metal detectors!
« Reply #17 on: June 18, 2021, 01:34:38 PM »
Also wondering if metal casing of the batteries will set of the detector?
The metal on a recorder, mics or receiver are from cast iron and there isn't more on it than my belt!
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Re: Sony PCM-M10 and metal detectors!
« Reply #18 on: June 21, 2021, 06:21:44 PM »
Tell them you have large metal objects as genital piercings and ask if you need to show them?
M10 set off the wand last time I tried with it, used the above to get in.

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Re: Sony PCM-M10 and metal detectors!
« Reply #19 on: June 21, 2021, 06:23:43 PM »
Now I'm curious about whether an A10 will set off a metal detector. I guess I may find out soon.
In my one attempt with an A10 - no. Walk through.

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Re: Sony PCM-M10 and metal detectors!
« Reply #20 on: June 21, 2021, 07:06:03 PM »
Tell them you have large metal objects as genital piercings and ask if you need to show them?
M10 set off the wand last time I tried with it, used the above to get in.
the fact that it tends to work is secondary to the fact that it's hilarious!

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Re: Sony PCM-M10 and metal detectors!
« Reply #21 on: June 23, 2021, 01:38:03 PM »
Now I'm curious about whether an A10 will set off a metal detector. I guess I may find out soon.
In my one attempt with an A10 - no. Walk through.

I second that, at my local venue I pass the wand test every time
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Re: Sony PCM-M10 and metal detectors!
« Reply #22 on: July 11, 2021, 01:03:55 AM »
With the concert industry finally opening up, at east in the U.S., I have noticed that a lot of venues are now prohibiting ALL bags, including the clear NFL bags for stadiums.  Below is the bag policy for Raymond James stadium in Tampa Florida:

"A NO BAG POLICY IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL EVENTS AT RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM. GUESTS ARE ONLY PERMITTED TO BRING IN ONE CLUTCH PURSE NO LARGER THAN 4.5” BY 6.5”.

With this in mind has anyone had any success with taking the Sony PCM-M10 through a metal detector?

No need to worry about ANYTHING. Virtually ALL places now have a "no bag" policy. The real key is to use these magic words "medical bag".
Sir, can't bring that bag in here "oh, it's a medical bag" and you are right in.
If you have a medical bag they can't ask what it is for or why you have it due to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

You get left alone.

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Re: Sony PCM-M10 and metal detectors!
« Reply #23 on: July 15, 2021, 09:51:10 PM »
With the concert industry finally opening up, at east in the U.S., I have noticed that a lot of venues are now prohibiting ALL bags, including the clear NFL bags for stadiums.  Below is the bag policy for Raymond James stadium in Tampa Florida:

"A NO BAG POLICY IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL EVENTS AT RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM. GUESTS ARE ONLY PERMITTED TO BRING IN ONE CLUTCH PURSE NO LARGER THAN 4.5” BY 6.5”.

With this in mind has anyone had any success with taking the Sony PCM-M10 through a metal detector?

No need to worry about ANYTHING. Virtually ALL places now have a "no bag" policy. The real key is to use these magic words "medical bag".
Sir, can't bring that bag in here "oh, it's a medical bag" and you are right in.
If you have a medical bag they can't ask what it is for or why you have it due to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

You get left alone.
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Re: Sony PCM-M10 and metal detectors!
« Reply #24 on: July 18, 2021, 06:32:18 AM »
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No need to worry about ANYTHING. Virtually ALL places now have a "no bag" policy. The real key is to use these magic words "medical bag".
Sir, can't bring that bag in here "oh, it's a medical bag" and you are right in.
If you have a medical bag they can't ask what it is for or why you have it due to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

You get left alone.

That's not necessarily true. The term “reasonable modification” is a broad concept that does protect people with disabilities, but it's not carte blanche. They can still "reasonably" search people with disabilities and looking into a bag is not considered unreasonable.

https://adata.org/factsheet/health-care-and-ada


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Re: Sony PCM-M10 and metal detectors!
« Reply #25 on: July 19, 2021, 02:59:59 PM »
Is a waist bag still allowed?

I have a nice one with a hidden compartment.
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Re: Sony PCM-M10 and metal detectors!
« Reply #26 on: August 19, 2021, 06:18:40 AM »
With the concert industry finally opening up, at east in the U.S., I have noticed that a lot of venues are now prohibiting ALL bags, including the clear NFL bags for stadiums.  Below is the bag policy for Raymond James stadium in Tampa Florida:

"A NO BAG POLICY IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL EVENTS AT RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM. GUESTS ARE ONLY PERMITTED TO BRING IN ONE CLUTCH PURSE NO LARGER THAN 4.5” BY 6.5”.

With this in mind has anyone had any success with taking the Sony PCM-M10 through a metal detector?

I'm posting mainly to ask what rationale there is for this new policy of restricting bags.
However, to address the question of getting an M10 through a metal detector, I found years ago that it did set it off when they started placing detectors at the entrance to the hall of the Cairo Opera House. My strategy was to line my person with coins, jewelry and other metal articles, wave people ahead until there was a long line behind me, then step forward and starting to laboriously remove all the metal on my person (but not the M10 stashed in my pocket). I never ran into a guard patient enough for me to finish doing so.

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Re: Sony PCM-M10 and metal detectors!
« Reply #27 on: August 19, 2021, 09:53:34 AM »

I'm posting mainly to ask what rationale there is for this new policy of restricting bags.

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Re: Sony PCM-M10 and metal detectors!
« Reply #28 on: August 20, 2021, 07:14:44 AM »
No need to worry about ANYTHING. Virtually ALL places now have a "no bag" policy. The real key is to use these magic words "medical bag".
Sir, can't bring that bag in here "oh, it's a medical bag" and you are right in.
If you have a medical bag they can't ask what it is for or why you have it due to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

You get left alone.
Do put some stoma bags, band aids etc in there...
« Last Edit: August 22, 2021, 01:01:26 AM by udovdh »

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Re: Sony PCM-M10 and metal detectors!
« Reply #29 on: August 21, 2021, 01:30:32 AM »
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