Our Ghost Hunting Equipment
On our Paranormal Investigations / Ghost Hunts, we have a series of experiments to try and contact the spirits. Some use modern technology while others are simple but very practical experiments. Here’s a list of what is on offer at one of our hunts:
The Hunting Equipment
These are the technologies that every ghost hunter will use to try and communicate with the spirit world. Most likely you have seen these on television.
EMF: EMF meters detect the electro-magnetic fields often associated with ghosts and haunting activity.
K2: A K-II (K2) meter is a type of EMF detector. EMF, or electromagnetic fields can be measured very accurately using this device. The strength of this EMF is measured on a 5 LED light up scale which indicates the intensity of the energy.
FRANK BOX (SPIRIT BOX): Ghost/spirit boxing is a way of communicating with those in spirit by way of ITC (Instrumental trans-communication). Simply put-it is the use of a modified am/fm radio that constantly scans radio stations, to communicate with those on the other side.
THERMOMETER: Thermometers can be a great way to detect temperature changes which may signify a paranormal presence. Taking temperature readings can also be a great way to find sources for ‘cold spots’ to debunk or find logical reasons for claims of activity.
OUIJA BOARD: The Ouija Board is an instrument used for divining information from disembodied spirits. A combination of the French (oui) and German (ja) meaning ‘yes’. It is a commercial product presented as half game and half séance instrument.
CAMERA: Our team and guests are free to take pictures throughout the night. We will be looking out for orbs, pictures which are disfigured for not reason.
MOVEMENT DETECTOR: This is something you can set up in an unused room or area. It is Infrared and if something goes through it, an alarm sounds.
SOUND ENHANCER: A Sound Enhancer is basically a microphone with earphones. When someone has this on they can hear distant knocks or even footsteps that no one else can hear.
DIGITAL RECORDER: A Digital Recorder is used in many investigations on and off TV. We will have it on record throughout the night and listen to see if we get any evidence of the Paranormal.
CAMCORDER: A camcorder is like a movie camera. Someone will be recording during the evening to see if we catch something on film that no one saw at the venue.
YES/NO BOARD: Is a simple form of the Ouija board, as many people didn’t know how to read and write.
REM POD: Works like a K2 and flashes but it has an aerial which makes a noise if something is near.
PLASMA BALL: When a spirit is near the light inside go brighter and closer together.
Trigger objects are used to try and get spirit to manipulate them, either by moving them or making a noise. Usually works better when contacting a smaller spirit.
TEDDIES: For the smaller spirits to play with.
BELL: Another trigger object for the spirit to play with.
GLOW IN THE DARK BALLS: This experiment works similar to the marbles. If there is a spirit of a child (doesn’t have to be a child, but it works best) ask them to roll, kick or move the ball or marble.
MARBLES: Same as the glow in the dark balls.
MIRRORS: Most of the time we sense a ghost it is behind us. This is where small Mirrors come in. We cannot see directly behind us but by calling out and looking in the mirror. You might get the evidence you need.
LASER POINTER: A Laser Pointer works by pointing it at a wall and asking a spirit to come into in.
CHALK: Chalk is used on the floor for example drawing around a chair. Leave it and go back later to see if the chair has moved.
NIGHT VISION GOGGLES: This enables you to see in the dark. They can often pick up on details in the room that no one else can see in the dark.
Connecting To Spirit
There are other different ways and items we use for our customers to learn communicate with spirit and to learn to adapt to mediumship. These usually have a high chance of communication.
AUTOMATIC WRITING: Another simple form of communication either by yourself or as a team. You hold the pen then let the spirit do its work.
HUMAN PENDULUM: This is a great ice breaker for the evening. One person stands in the middle of the circle and we ask the spirit to gently push the person in the middle.
TEA LEAF READING: This is for guests to do for themselves. To see if they can see anything in their cup.
DOUSING RODS: These are also used to find wells underground. You can use them on a hunt to ask yes/no questions to spirit and you can also find out how big you can make your aura.
PENDULUMS: Simple way to communicate on your own by asking yes/no questions. The pendulum will swing different ways for different answers.
TABLE FOR TABLE TIPPING: The basic technique behind it is quite simple. The group of people simply sits around a table, with each person resting his hands flat on the top surface of it. If everyone is patient enough, and prepared to possible do this for several sittings, they will almost always be rewarded with some sort of phenomena.