The EMF meter measures the changes in electromagnetic fields. Paranormal investigators believe that ghosts can create these EMF fields. And class it as an essential piece of equipment to detect sources of these magnetic fields. You can use it to communicate with these spirits. For instance, ask them to trigger the meter in response to your questions. Researchers know that electromagnetic radiation can max out simultaneously as paranormal activity. An object moving or temperature drops, for example. Therefore, it backs up other paranormal evidence, such as cold spots and EVP.

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A Must-Have For Detecting Ghosts

Have you ever felt a chill down your spine that wasn't due to the weather? Heard whispers in the wind that carried more than the rustle of leaves? Do you suspect that things go bump in the night in your living room? If so, then welcome, soon-to-be-ghost-hunter.

EMF meters should be the first thing you pack before you embark on your ghost-hunting adventure. If you suspect any paranormal activity, you can trust that this device will detect it. The best part is they're so easy to use that even beginner ghost hunters will have no problem operating them.

Electromagnetic Fields: The Science Behind The Spookiness

But what exactly is an EMF? It's short for electromagnetic field, is a combination of two invisible forces: an electric field and a magnetic field. These fields are intertwined and exist together wherever there is electricity. Think of it as a ripple in the fabric of space itself, caused by the movement of electrical charges.

EMF testers are useful tools for detecting these fields. They can identify potential issues with electrical wiring, power lines, EMF radiation, and even shielding. For example, if an electrical wire is damaged, it might leak a stronger field than usual, indicating a potential electrical hazard.

However, paranormal researchers believe that spirits can interact with the physical world through electromagnetic energy. If a ghost is present, it may cause fluctuations in the local electromagnetic fields. By using an EMF meter, you can potentially detect these changes and gather evidence of the unseen.

Types Of EMF Meters And Their Applications

EMF meters play a crucial role in ghost hunting, as they allow researchers to detect fluctuations in electromagnetic fields that are associated with paranormal activity. However, not all EMF meters are created equal. Each type offers unique features, and functionalities, catering to different needs and preferences. Let's explore some of the most popular types of EMF meters available at SpiritShack:

K-II EMF Meter

This popular K-II meter is loved by ghost hunters because it's affordable, easy to carry, and even easier to use. It has lights that change colour depending on how strong the electric field is, so you'll know right away if there's anything spooky around.

Alternatively, upgrade to the K2 EMF Meter with Sound. This device is perfect for beginners and offers an easy-to-use interface with a triggering sound that makes identifying electromagnetic field signals easier.

Mel Meter

This meter is like the K-II Meter but has a special superpower - it can also hear sounds! When the electric field changes, the Mel Meter makes a noise, so you can keep your eyes peeled for ghosts while it keeps its ears open.

The Mel Meter combines multiple functionalities, including EMF detection, temperature readings, and even a built-in sound detector.

Trifield Meter

The Trifield Meter is a multi-talented ghostbuster! Unlike its K-II pal, it can see, hear, and feel the unseen. It detects magnetic, electric, and radio waves. Plus, it speaks! When the energy shifts, it beeps, so you can keep your eyes peeled while it keeps its ear to the paranormal world.

The TriField TF2 EMF Meter sees the unseen. It allows you to detect magnetic, electric, and radio waves with its crystal-clear display and pinpoint sources with sound alerts. The only downside is that this device is a bit on the pricey side.

Understanding EMF Meter Frequency Range

When it comes to ghost hunting, understanding the frequency range of your EMF meter is crucial for capturing potential evidence of paranormal activity. Here's a breakdown of the different ranges and how they can benefit your investigations:

Standard Detection: 30 Hz to 60 Hz

This is the most common frequency range in household appliances and electrical wiring. For basic ghost hunting, an EMF meter in this range can help you detect fluctuations in the immediate environment that are associated with paranormal activity. These fluctuations could indicate the presence of spirits manipulating the electric field in the area.

Expanding Your Reach: 10 Hz to 200 kHz

Stepping beyond household frequencies, this extended range allows you to detect activity in a broader electromagnetic field. This is particularly useful for investigating locations with complex electrical systems or suspected paranormal hotspots with unique energy signatures. It opens up the possibility of capturing anomalies beyond the typical electrical noise found in homes.

Pinpointing the Source: 50 Hz to 300 Hz

This focused range is ideal for identifying electrical wiring and appliance issues that mimic paranormal activity. By eliminating these false positives, ghost hunters using this range can ensure their investigations are focused on genuine electromagnetic anomalies. This helps to narrow down the source of potential paranormal activity and increase the accuracy of your findings.

Different EMF Meters and their Range:

  • A TriField Meter offers the most comprehensive view of the electromagnetic spectrum for ghost hunting, detecting electric (40 Hz - 100 kHz), magnetic (40 Hz - 100 kHz), and radio waves (20 MHz - 6 GHz).

  • A K-II Meter focuses on the standard 30 Hz -60 Hz range, which is ideal for detecting basic fluctuations in areas where there is not a lot of interference from other appliances and wiring.

  • A Mel Meter expands beyond this to 10 Hz - 20 kHz, capturing a broader spectrum of electrical and magnetic activity.

Choosing the right meter depends on your investigation goals: K-II for basic detection, Mel for a wider perspective, and TriField for an in-depth understanding of the paranormal landscape.

How To Choose The Right EMF Meter

The best EMF meter for you depends on your individual needs, experience level, and budget. Consider the following factors:

  • Purpose: Are you interested in basic detection or advanced data collection?

  • Experience: Are you a beginner or a seasoned ghost hunter?

  • Budget: How much are you willing to spend?

By understanding the strengths and weaknesses of different EMF meters and carefully considering your needs, you can choose the best tool for your ghost-hunting adventures.

More Ghost Hunting Gadgets

While EMF meters are valuable, they're just one piece of the puzzle. SpiritShack offers a wide range of all the ghost-hunting equipment you'll need. Are you new at ghost hunting? Or maybe you suspect a presence in your home? Check out top-of-the-range ghost-hunting kits designed for any level of ghost hunter. Rem pods are also excellent tools for detecting any static electricity.

Don't forget to download a ghost-hunting app onto your phone before you embark on this journey! You can even take it a step further and communicate with spirits using Ouija boards or even the Ovilus device. It's also a good idea to record your conversations, so you can have hard evidence of your paranormal encounters.

Final Thoughts

Your ghost-hunting adventures are about to begin! Remember, your EMF meter isn't magic. It's a powerful tool that requires both user knowledge and understanding. By learning about different frequency ranges and applying them wisely, you can unveil the secrets of the hidden world and discover the energies that dance beneath our everyday reality.

So, pack your tools, embrace your exploration of the electric field, and let the electromagnetic waves lead you to the mysteries that wait to be uncovered. Happy hunting!



What is an EMF meter?

An EMF meter is a meter which detects the ambient electromagnetic fields around the device. Readings are generally displayed on the screen measured in Milligauss (mG) and Microteslas (µT). Some meters have sound, too, which alerts you when readings get high. Energy is produced by electrical wiring, equipment and appliances. If you would like to learn more, we have a guide on what an EMF meter is.


How does an EMF meter work?

EMF meters work by detecting ambient electromagnetic fields around the device. The sensors or probes that detect the energy are usually inside the device. The readings appear on the screen in units of Milligauss or Microteslas. Some meters have sound, which alarms when radiation field levels are high.


Where can you buy an EMF reader?

We sell EMF meters here at SpiritShack. As we are a ghost hunting equipment manufacturer, some of our meters are modified to suit this purpose. You can pick up EMF meters from additional suppliers. EMF Protection, Farnell and RS Components, for example.


How do you use an EMF detector?

To use the EMF meter, turn it on and look at the measurement on the screen. Which is usually displayed in Milligauss (mG) and Microteslas (µT). The higher the reading, the larger the amount of electromagnetic energy detected around the device. Electrical power cables, appliances and devices give off magnetic fields.


How do you read an EMF detector?

To read the EMF meter, look at the reading on the screen. And then look at the units it's measured in. It will generally display in Milligauss (mG) or Microteslas (µT). Once you have the reading and measurement type, you can Google "electromagnetic field levels". The online charts will show you how safe that level of energy field is.