Use an Arduino microcontroller to sense invisible electromagnetic fields using wire, a resistor, and an LED.

Aaron ALAI’s EMF detector project is awesomely simple to make and fun to use. An upgraded version can be built using an LED bargraph for more ‘meter-like’ functionality.

original project can be found here –

additional info, and Arduino sketch –

Making the Arduino EMF detector

audio/video by Collin Cunningham