Contact us on 0333 444 0048 (National call rates apply) or info@MimeoFun.com - 18 Bishops Avenue Elstree Herts WD6 3LZ

F.A.Q.’s

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At the Event

  • Do we need any special kind of hook-up or facilities, to set up the MimeoFun Mirror on-site?
    A normal AC power source (13 amp plug) is all that is needed, preferably within 10 feet. But, if itโ€™s longer we will provide extension cables and ensure all cables are health and safety managed.
  • Will there be someone at the event to maintain the MimeoFun Mirror?
    Yes. Professionally dressed hosts called MimeoFun mates are on hand and will accompany the mirror to your event. They will monitor the mirror constantly to ensure itโ€™s running properly and encourage guests to use the MimeoFun Mirror.
  • Do you have any suggestions on how to make sure we and our guests take full advantage of the MimeoFun mirror?
    Based on the event, place the mirror in a popular area such as near the bar or dance floor. We would suggest you let your guests know where it is and that it is available to them at no cost. Easy and creative ways to do this is: - MC or DJ announcements - Provide a note at the place setting.
  • Can we regulate how often people visit the MimeoFun Mirror?
    Yes. We will come up with a plan with you before the event if you think that may be a problem. This is commonly considered when lots of kids are at an event, as they tend to use the MimeoFun Mirror a lot. Mind you, this is okay by us, but if you think it may be a problem then we can implement a โ€œticketโ€ plan or something of the sort,ย  that way, all the adults will get a fair shot at the fun!
  • How much time is needed to set up the MimeoFun Mirror?
    It can take us anywhere from 30-45 minutes to set up ,so, we will arrive on site at least one hour before your hire time is due to start, this time is included and is not counted as part of your run time.
  • What if there is a mechanical failure during the event?
    Our on-site MimeoFun mate will work as fast as possible to resolve any issues. We guarantee that our MimeoFun Mirror will be running for at least 80% of the time due to any problems. This will be pro-rated and done at our discretion. Not to worry, we are professional and work fast to remedy any unforeseen problem. If a major problem were to happen and another unit was needed, we are never more than a few minutes away with a replacement. This has never happened!

Booking

  • MimeoFun Mirror how far in advance do I need to book?
    Reserve your date as soon as you know. Dates fill up exceptionally fast during peak seasons. If you have an event that is short notice, contact us as soon as possible.
  • How long should I rent the MimeoFun Mirror for?
    If you want around 200 prints, you should rent it for 4 or 5 hours. This depends on how available you want the MimeoFun Mirror to be for your guests. Of course, it also depends on how long your event is, and how many people are attending. To ensure that everyone gets a chance to use your MimeoFun Mirror you should plan on at least 2 hours for every 100 guests. In most cases, our clients rent the photo mirror for 5 hours for up to 200 guests.
  • So, I have rented a MimeoFun Mirror. What do I do next?
    Just relax! We will arrive at your event 1 hour early to set up. After the last photo is taken, it will take us an hour to break down. This is NOT included in the time that you rent out. For example, if you choose a 4 hour package, our professionals will actually be at your event for 6 hours.
  • Do you charge extra to setup the MimeoFun Mirror?
    No. Set-up is included in the price.
  • What if I need to cancel or change dates?
    Because of the number of MimeoFun Mirrors we own, there is almost always a chance that you can change your date. If you need to change your date, there is never a charge if done with at least 30 daysโ€™ notice. If you need to cancel your order entirely, any money paid as a deposit cannot be returned if it is less than 30 days to the event. If over 30 days, a full refund will be given.
  • Can we rent more than one MimeoFun Mirror for our event?
    Yes! We try to always have a MimeoFun Mirror available at a momentโ€™s notice. Dates tend to fill up pretty fast. If you would like to book an additional photo mirror, please book ASAP.

Customisation

  • What do you mean by Customised animation?
    The exciting thing about the mirror is that you can put up to 3 different phrases (animations) on the mirror. For example, the opening phrase maybe: โ€œWelcome to Sophieโ€™s and Tomโ€™s weddingโ€, the 2nd phrase might be: โ€œsmile now youโ€™re on cameraโ€ and the 3rd:โ€œHave a fab time!โ€ Between each of these phrases, a photo will be taken. We can put any animations on the screen and this is agreed before the event by the host.
  • How many people can fit inside the MimeoFun Mirror?
    Because it takes full length photos and works really well with photos of groups of people. Compared to the classicย  style photo booths that have a limited number of people and theyโ€™re squashed in.
  • Can we personalize the prints?
    Yes. You have the option of adding text to the prints such as your event name, plus, the guests can sign the photograph and a neon signature will appear on the photo. We will go over this with you before the event and act upon your approval.
  • What if I want to brand the MimeoFun Mirror for my event?
    We offer several different options for customisation,ย  including: a large visible logo, tag line, name etc. on the mirror. A 4 week lead time is required.

Insurance

  • Do you have a risk assessment of your mirror ?
    Yes - we have a risk assessment and a method statement - all of which are available on request.
  • Do you have liability insurance?
    Yes, all professional photo mirror companies must carry Public Liability Insurance; all our mirrors are also electrically PAT tested.

MimeoFun Mirror

  • What size is your mirror?
    At 1.5m high and 90cm wide โ€“ takes full length photos, so groups can be easily photographed.
  • Is the MimeoFun Mirror easy to use?
    The MimeoFunย  Mirror is VERY easy to use. Just follow the easy instructions on screen. Your pictures are taken and displayed within a second. Prints are available outside of the mirror seconds later.
  • How do your MimeoFun Mirrors work?
    By touching the screen, guests will activate the screen; they will be guided through the fun animations that you have set up. At the end of each part of the animations, guests will get a preview of the photograph, so they can change pose and then, finally, they will get a preview of all pictures as they will appear in the photograph.
  • Can the MimeoFun Mirror be setup outside?
    Yes, if there is shelter provided, such as a tent or cover. If nothing is provided we may be able to provide a cover. There may be an additional charge for this. Without shelter, the elements could lessen the quality of the photos. Keep in mind that electricity is required to run the MimeoFun Mirror. Here again, we can provide a โ€œquietโ€ generator to supply sufficient power. There will be an additional charge for this service.
  • Can I see a picture of the MimeoFun Mirror?
    Yes! We have a picture on our on our homepage and Facebookpage.
  • Are you able to provide a demonstration of how your MimeoFun Mirror works?
    YES! Throughout the year we feature our MimeoFun Mirror at bridal shows, trade shows, and many other events. Please contact us to find out where you can experience our MimeoFun Mirror in action.
  • Is the MimeoFun Mirror wheel chair accessible?
    Yes, itโ€™s very easy to use. In fact, this was considered when designing the MimeoFun Mirror.
  • Do you publish our photos to the internet?
    Yes.
  • How long does it take for the photos to be posted to your Facebook page?
    2-3 days.
  • Do you filter the content of the photos you place in online galleries?
    Yes.
  • Can we remove a photo or photos from the event gallery?
    At your request, we can remove the photos from the event gallery.

Other

  • Can we use the MimeoFun Mirror to help raise money for our charity, school or church?
    Yes. Please call us and we can talk to you about ways to do this. We are also open to suggestions. Remember, we do offer very special rates for schools, churches and non-profitable organisations.
  • Who else has a MimeoFun Mirror?
    This is a new product, so we are one of the first to have it.. It is exciting to be involved with something different and new.

Payment

  • What is needed to reserve a MimeoFun mirror?
    A signed contract and 20% of the total package price as a deposit and full payment is required 30 days prior to the event.
  • Do you accept credit cards?
    Yes. We accept VISA, MasterCard, and We also accept PayPal!
  • How much do you charge for idle hours?
    This happens quite frequently. We charge ยฃ25 extra per hour of idle time. Some customers choose to have the MimeoFun Mirror run for a one hour cocktail hour. Have it idle for an hour during dinner and then have it run for a couple more hours during the reception as well or, for example, if you require the MimeoFun Mirror setting up at 6pm but do not want it running until 9pm, and you have paid for a packageย  of 3 hrs, this would be charged at 3 idle hours on top of the hire costs. Idle hours are charged at ยฃ25 per hour.
  • How much do you charge for travel?
    Travel is free within 20 miles of our base in Elstree; a small charge may need to be added to events outside of this radius.

Photos

  • Do we get unlimited photos?
    Yes. With every packageย  theโ€œ funโ€ is unlimited. If the MimeoFun Mirror is completely occupied during one whole hour (of which there is a good chance) you will get approximately 50-60 sessions during that hour (depending on the length of the custom animations).
  • What is the difference between โ€œUnlimited Photosโ€ and โ€œUnlimited Printsโ€?
    Some companies out there offer โ€œUnlimited Photosโ€ but not โ€œUnlimited Printsโ€. This simply means that you and your guests can take as many pictures as you want, but may only get a single copy. Your guests can use the MimeoFun Mirror as often as they like and a photo will be printed each time at no extra cost to the host. The host will also receive a USB flash drive at the end of the event. The flash drive contains a copy of each photo strip and each individual picture.
  • What printers do you use?
    We use thermal dye sublimation printers; the same as the printers which photo processing companies use, the best in the business. The prints are fast, touch dry and water proof immediately.
  • What cameras do MimeoFun Mirrors use?
    We use high-end, professional DSLR cameras, resulting in sharp, quality pictures.
  • Will the photo strips fade after a week or so?
    Prints are made using the same technology as on hour photo labs. So,there is no need to wait for your print to dry, and risk smudging it all up. When it comes out itโ€™s all done, dry, and ready to enjoy! Your strips should also last you more than a lifetime.
  • What if we lose a print?
    You can have a copy of every picture, as the host will be given a USB drive of all your pictures at the end of your event.
  • Can we get a copy of the images taken by the MimeoFun Mirror?
    Yes,ย  all MimeoFun Mirror rentals include a USB flash drive with all of the photos taken at high resolution; this will be given to the host after the event.

Props

  • Do you provide props?
    Yes. Dependent on the package selected. We have a variety that you can select from.
  • Are the props child friendly?
    Yes. Children love our props. All packages have childrenโ€™s items (including hats) and most of the items included in each package will fit most children.
  • Can we supply our own props?
    We encourage you to bring along any special props that your guests may enjoy taking pictures with. Props that suggest inside jokes are always fun to build your pictures with.
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