How do you remove a store security tag?
Many security tags are deactivated in-store with an electromagnetic device. To remove them at home, use a high-powered magnet, such as a hard drive magnet. Place the magnet on a flat surface and lay the tag on top of it with the ink dome or cartridge facing down.
What is a Sensormatic Security Tag?
The Sensormatic Magnetic Clamp Tag is designed as a one-piece hard tag to protect hanging merchandise. Promotes open merchandising for high-risk items allowing shoppers to easily view and purchase items. Reduces time and labor required to apply and remove tags with one- piece design.
How do Sensormatic tags work?
The tag is a small “signal transmitter” that you put on the merchandise that you want to protect. The tag will signal to the EAS antennas to make them alarm if they come to close. E.g. if someone is trying to steal the item and take them through the exit without paying/removing the tag.
How strong of a magnet Do you need to remove security tags?
The magnet you need to remove this type of tag is 12,000+ GS. See why a fridge magnet won’t work? A 12,000 GS magnet is strong enough to wipe an electronic device clean, so you have to make sure you keep the magnet away from your important stuff.
How do you know if a security tag has ink in it?
Ink tags: First determine if the tag is an ink tag, which is usually white or red and circular and usually says it contains red, pink, or blue and yellow ink that may combine. If you try to remove it improperly the tag will “explode” marking the thief — or you — and the item with ink.
What does Sensormatic DVD mean?
Sensormatic and Checkpoint are two point-of-sale security systems. The names refer to the little metal tags that are inserted into DVD packaging to set off an alarm if you go through the sensors at the store entrance without having the tags deactivated during checkout.