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Old 05-30-2012, 12:01 AM   #1
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Ok so I have a retail customer that has a few stores in some bad areas. He has security machines that sound If they sense a tag going through it. Problem is people unplug the machines as they walk in the store, steal stuff, then walk out. He wants me to do something so that they can't unplug the machines. Any suggestions?
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Old 05-30-2012, 12:07 AM   #2
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Hard-wire 'em.
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Old 05-30-2012, 12:09 AM   #3
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Change them to a twistlock configuration,see if They can figure how to unplug the cord.
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Hardwire them, or use these.....

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0039Q3R7K
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Use a supply whip that's metallic on the outside.



And energize it.
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Thanks guys. Now hardwiring would be legal right? I guess you don't need a switch for an international machine?
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Put a metal bubble cover on the receptacle and install a small padlock. They all have a padlock hole.
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Put a metal bubble cover on the receptacle and install a small padlock. They all have a padlock hole.
Okay that will work. so you don't like the idea of hardwiring?
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Use a supply whip that's metallic on the outside.



And energize it.

God I wish we could do that. Would definitely solve a lot of theft problems.
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No that's fine. Metal bubble cover wins. Thank you very much guys. Appreciate the help!!! Good t
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There is a hubbell plug cap that has a setscrew on it, and it wedges it in the receptacle. I have used them before for servers.
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There is a hubbell plug cap that has a setscrew on it, and it wedges it in the receptacle. I have used them before for servers.

Did you any chance you recall the model number of that one I know someone told me about it before but can not able find it so if you know one of them let me know.

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There is a hubbell plug cap that has a setscrew on it, and it wedges it in the receptacle. I have used them before for servers.
Yeah that was kind if what I was looking for. I'll keep asking around. Haven't been able to find one.
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Hubbell. 3d190. $45
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Hard wire with a key switch .
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