EMF Testing

Ask questions about projects relating to: aerodynamics or hydrodynamics, astronomy, chemistry, electricity, electronics, physics, or engineering.

Moderators: MelissaB, kgudger, Ray Trent, Moderators

EMF Testing

Postby Obrien64 » Sun Feb 10, 2013 6:42 pm

Purchased a CellSensor cellular phone / EMF detection meter to measure radiation EMF on various types of cell phones for a science fair project. The readings from this device are all over the place. We have tried a variety of things to get the meter to work accurately and consistently but it still isnt working. Has anyone tried to read EMF's with a similar device? Which device worked best? Where did you purchase it?
Posts: 1
Joined: Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:27 pm
Occupation: Student / Parent
Project Question: EMF meter CellSensor not working to give accurate recordable readings on cell phones. Has anyone done readings to get EMFs on cell phones which meter did you use?
Project Due Date: March 18, 2013
Project Status: I am conducting my research

Re: EMF Testing

Postby Goldenzenith » Sun Feb 10, 2013 7:47 pm

Hi Obrien64,

I don't have any personal experience with this project, but was able to pull up a similar thread: viewtopic.php?f=26&t=11232. Apparently, a similar device from Home Depot was not sensitive enough to pick up signals from cell phones. Other possible vendors you could try are listed on pages 9 and 10 of this PDF: http://www.eiwellspring.org/HowToMeasureEMF.pdf. You might have some luck with them, but be sure to read reviews for each company's product first!
Need an idea or some inspiration?

Want to read up on awesome projects and science/math-related news?

Enjoy! :D
-RM, Expert
Posts: 117
Joined: Sun Sep 11, 2011 6:14 am
Occupation: Student: 12th grade
Project Question: n/a
Project Due Date: n/a
Project Status: Not applicable

Return to Grades 6-8: Physical Science

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests