Merchandise security system including retractable alarming power cord

  • US 9,830,787 B2
  • Filed: 08/26/2016
  • Issued: 11/28/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/30/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A merchandise security system for an electronic item of merchandise comprising:

  • a cord configured to be coupled to the electronic item of merchandise;

    a reel configured to store at least a portion of the cord thereon, the reel comprising at least one electrical coupling on an outer surface thereof; and

    a housing defining an interior for receiving the reel therein, the reel configured to be removably inserted within the housing, the housing comprising at least one electrical coupling configured to engage with and electrically connect to the at least one electrical coupling of the reel when the reel is received within the housing.

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