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A McDonald’s in Boston Is Testing Out a Big Mac ATM

A McDonald's Big Mac, their signature sandwich .PAUL J. RICHARDS AFP/Getty Images

McDonald’s fans in Boston who love eating burgers but could do without having to order them through a human are in for a treat: The franchise says an ATM is about to dispense free and fresh Big Macs.

The automated burger dispensary is popping up in one location, for one day only, on Jan. 31, according to the Boston Metro.

At the touch of a screen, customers can choose between three sizes of Big Mac, which will come out of the ATM with no human help. Participants will need to tweet out their experience to receive the free meal.

Vincent Spadea, a local McDonald’s operator, told Metro he couldn’t divulge how the technology works but promised the burgers would be fresh. “We can’t give away all the secrets,” he said, “but fresh Macs will be constantly loaded into the machine to ensure a high quality experience.”

The machine will be in Kenmore Square from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. A McDonald’s spokesperson said it was moved from the originally planned location at the Huntington Bridge between Copley Mall and the Prudential Center.

This article has been updated.