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How Amazing is our Host's Certification detection on our phones!

joeykoinsjoeykoins Posts: 15,080 ✭✭✭✭✭

Hi guys,
This device that PCGS gives us to scan our coins, are truly a blessing! So convenient, so useful, so COOL!
lol Esp at a Coin show where the information is literally at your fingertips. How many of you guys use this feature. And if no, why not?
Thanks PCGS
B)

"Jesus died for you and for me, Thank you,Jesus"!!!

--- If it should happen I die and leave this world and you want to remember me. Please only remember my opening Sig Line.

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    FlyingAlFlyingAl Posts: 3,027 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The NFC chip?

    I was under the impression that sellers disabled the NFCs in the slabs during shows because customers would add the coins to their sets (there's a portion of code that allows you to add a coin even if it's under a different user's set so long as you use the NFC scan feature). As such, the functionality is down to either typing in the cert number or you could scan the barcode. Without images though (non-TrueView slab) the functionality comes down to whether or not you can identify a counterfeit slab/coin.

    Coin Photographer.

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    joeykoinsjoeykoins Posts: 15,080 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @FlyingAl said:
    The NFC chip?

    I was under the impression that sellers disabled the NFCs in the slabs during shows because customers would add the coins to their sets (there's a portion of code that allows you to add a coin even if it's under a different user's set so long as you use the NFC scan feature). As such, the functionality is down to either typing in the cert number or you could scan the barcode. Without images though (non-TrueView slab) the functionality comes down to whether or not you can identify a counterfeit slab/coin.

    Yes! How Awesome is that?

    "Jesus died for you and for me, Thank you,Jesus"!!!

    --- If it should happen I die and leave this world and you want to remember me. Please only remember my opening Sig Line.
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    justindanjustindan Posts: 700 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 1, 2022 2:16PM

    @FlyingAl I don't think someone can turn off nfc on a slab.

    They could block you physically from being close enough to access it.

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    ashelandasheland Posts: 22,881 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I love it. I use it often. 👍
    CoinFacts, too.

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    JBNJBN Posts: 1,810 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Both the NFC scan and the barcode scan functions work nicely and I use them from time to time.

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    CoffeeTimeCoffeeTime Posts: 92 ✭✭✭

    @FlyingAl you can’t just turn off a nfc. It’s conceivable someone could jam it, but that would likely impact a wide area. And would likely garner legal pitfalls

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    FlyingAlFlyingAl Posts: 3,027 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @CoffeeTime said:
    @FlyingAl you can’t just turn off a nfc. It’s conceivable someone could jam it, but that would likely impact a wide area. And would likely garner legal pitfalls

    I must have misread something somewhere. Thanks!

    Coin Photographer.

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    johnny9434johnny9434 Posts: 27,704 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I gotta go try this, hmmm

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    BStrauss3BStrauss3 Posts: 3,257 ✭✭✭✭✭

    There are some older reports about creating a working reader with a 60cm range using a metal shopping cart as the antenna!!! Laptop in a backpack and scan away.

    -----Burton
    ANA 50 year/Life Member (now "Emeritus")

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