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Electrostatic Meter

Electrostatic Meter

FACT: The Electrostatic Meter detects static electricity from several sources. Here are some examples of static electricity: clothing such as nylon and fleece, television sets, carpeted floors, etc., give off the most static electricity.

THEORY: In theory when a ghost/spirit manifests it will give off a static electric charge that can be picked up by this meter.


  1. Check the weather for the day, paying close attention to see if there are any thunderstorms in the area because this may have an effect on your readings.

  2. Set the meter to X100.

  3. Warm up the meter by pressing and holding the “on” button for 30 seconds, making sure you are grounded properly.

  4. Take readings by holding down the “on” button, scanning an area. If you get a reading, check other pieces of equipment to see if they are getting hits as well.

  5. After the investigation is complete, make sure you log your readings in the field report book.

RANGE: The range on this meter is from +/- 0kV/inch to +/- 30kV/inch. The range from the meter to the active field is from 0 – 6 feet.

READINGS: The Unit of measurement for this meter is kilovolts per inch kV/inch. Paranormal activity occurs between +/- 1000kV/inch to +/- 2000kV/inch. Be aware of the weather patterns that day and check the environment on location because things may throw off your readings. When giving readings you need to multiply your reading by 100. For example: If your reading is – 10kV/inch, it is actually –1000kV/inch.

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