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1300 North 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62702
217/525-3080
 
You need to know!

As anyone will tell you, being on an investigation is an exciting thing. Putting all your thoughts and experiences on a piece of paper can sometimes be hard. However, not knowing what you're using makes it so much harder.

Whether your a paranormal club member, or a interested parent, knowing the equipment is key.


Camera

A camera along with an audio recording device and flashlight would be the top items for a beginning investigator. It does not have to be an expensive camera, many photos have been captured with phones, and disposable cameras! It is always great though when the pictures can easily be downloaded to a computer.

EVP Recorder
This device is one of our most important. It is a basic recorder, but we pick up a lot of EVP's with them! The voices of spirits may be soft or loud. We have 3 of these. Mp3 players, phones etc. are effective but it really is important that it can be downloaded to a computer when possible as it is easier to work with them!! Recommended first piece of equipment as well as a camera!


**WE ASK THAT YOU TAG EVERY RECORDING TO MAKE IT EASIER!!!**
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Flashlight
This widely used device has no real paranormal purpose. We simply use it to light our way as we investigate.

**WE HAVE LIMITED FLASHLIGHTS AND ASK YOU BRING YOUR OWN WHENEVER POSSIBLE**
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K2 Meter
A simple device that picks up on spikes in electrical fields. It's easy to use and easy to read. The lights light up at any spikes, and the more lights that light up the stronger the spikes. This is basically a EMF (electromagnetic field) detector.
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Ghost Meter
Like the K2 meter, the ghost meter picks up on the EMF (electromagnetic field) around it. The LED lights in the top blink a bright read when it picks up spikes in the field. You must use caution while using this device because it can pick up the electricity that runs though wires in a wall! The advantage of this over the K2 meter is that it has a loud alarm, making it more useful in bright light situations like daytime cemetery investigations.
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Dowsing Rods
Aka: Rods
A very simple paranormal instrument. The idea is to hold them perfectly straight. By asking 'Yes' or 'No' questions, they ideally will cross or float apart in response to a spirit.
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Motion Detector
We have 3 motion detectors. Two are the same kind and one looks a little bit different. They all work the same. They flash red and make a loud beeping sound when something walks by.
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Sprit Box
Aka: Ghost Box
This is what our spirit box looks like. It uses radio frequency to pick up voices. It's often used as an electronic medium used for direct communication with a spirit.
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