Retail Security
Stop Shoplifting And Theft Attempts

Modern Design Plexi RF Mono EAS System

Made with powder coated stainless steel, the Merkur is built for strength in mind with the most advanced DSP (Digital Signaling Processing) electronics. The Merkur’s superior detection incorporating power line synchronisation facilitates either a single or multiple antennae installation.

As a stand-alone or multiple aisle configuration the Merkur system is fully compatible with all 8.2MHz re-useable hard tags and disposable RF security labels.


Designed to address the aesthetic requirements of high-end retailers the insert panel design allows advertising decals to further promote your corporate brand and/or promotions. For retailers to whom aesthetics as well as performance are important, the high-end Merkur is definitely the system of choice

Mechanical Specifications Antenna

Antenna Height 1465 mm (63.6 inch)
Antenna Width 350 mm (15.4 inch)
Antenna Base 360 mm (16.5 inch) x 91 mm (3.6 inch)
Frame Width 47 mm (1.9 inch)
Weight 9.5 kg (21 lbs)
Material Frame Powder coated Stainless Steel
Material Insert Plexiglass Clear

Electrical Specifications Antenna and Electronics

Operating Frequency 8.2 MHz (± 10%)
Operating Distance

up to 100cm (3.3ft) with 50 x 50 Label
up to 90cm (2.9ft) with 40 x 40 Label

Operating Temperature 0° to 50 °C (32° to 122 °F)
Detection Characteristic Receiver Technology Pulse Listen System, together with transmitter
Synchronisation Mode

Mains power line frequency

Power Supply Transformer 240 V AC, 0.135 A, 50/60 HZ
Alarm Indication Light Emitting Diodes (LED)
Alarm Buzzer up to 90 dBb at 1 m (3.3 ft.) adjustable
Merkur Dimensions1

Product liability: The information provided is true, represents our best knowledge and is not only based on laboratory work but also on-field experience. However, due to numerous factors affecting results, we offer this information without guarantee and no patent liability is assumed. For further information or questions, please contact your Easitag representative.

Latest news

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
If you’re a retailer in Australia you understand the difficulties and challenges retailers are facing with a plateaued economy, wages having only increased slightly over the past decade and the infiltration of online shopping taking a sizable chunk of the market. There is one area however that many businesses loathe as it’s something that strikes at the heart of their business and costs Australian retailers over $2.5 billion dollars a year ( source ). What’s worse is that shrinkage seems to be on the rise with a 16% increase over the past two years (according to respondents from The Australia and New Zealand Retail Crime Survey 2019). When combined, both customer theft (shoplifting or shop stealing) and dishonest employees (internal theft) account for just under 80% of overall theft.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
If you’ve worked in any type of retail or product-based business for any period of time, it’s likely you’ve heard of or used an EAS system before. EAS stands for Electronic Article Surveillance and it’s the standard for product security in most retail outlets across Australia.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
We’re quickly creeping up to a new decade and as we approach the 2020’s many retail clients are wondering what is in store over the next decade.