When applying the Static Electricity Theory in the paranormal field, it is important to know that static electricity can be manufactured from a number of sources. Some examples of static electricity are clothing such as nylon and fleece, television sets, carpeted floors, etc. When using equipment that detects static electricity, it is important to know the weather for the day. Thunderstorms can cause static electricity and may affect your readings. The theory is that when a ghost/spirit manifests it will give off a static electric charge that can be picked up by a meter that detects static electricity.
Listed below are some of the devices that can be used in testing this theory: