Dummy EAS systems are a perfect solution for large-format stores that do not want to invest in the full EAS infrastructure or it is simply too expensive. Such a system, in addition to its deterrent role, can also be used as an advertising medium. For a small additional charge, , it can be equipped with a remotely controlled light and sound alarm. A remotely triggered alarm allows the facility personnel to react effectively to a theft attempt, and at the same time itincreases the "credibility" of the system. Meco dummy's EAS system devices look identical to fully armed versions. It is also possible to retrofit them and transform them into fully functional EAS devices.